Steeped in history and culture, Marrakesh is a truly memorable city and a former Berber imperial capital that has something to see at every turn. Get lost in the maze-like medina, search for the hardest to find items in its souks, stroll through its palaces and gardens, and marvel at the beautiful architecture of its mosques. Take a look at our top 10 things to do in Marrakesh to discover the best places for your visit.
Geographically, Iceland is one of the youngest countries in the world but its largest city and capital, Reykjavik, has been around since 874 AD with its first permanent Norse settlement. Now it’s considered one of the safest, greenest and cleanest cities in the world. The city doesn’t have a McDonalds Restaurant (something that the locals are quite proud of!) but it has so much, much more. So much in fact that deciding what to do when you visit Reykjavik can take some forethought and research.
Reykjavik, Iceland, sees far more visitors each year than the number of people who reside in the capital city, yet they’re all welcomes with open arms. These visitors know that it’s an exciting, unusual and stylish place to visit, filled with hot springs, scenery, shopping and culture. If you still need convincing, here are the top 10 things to do in Reykjavik:
The resort area of Punta Cana has been attracting tourists for its pristine white sands and crystal clear waters since the 1970s, and with its 100 kilometers (62 miles) of coastline there’s no shortage of stunning beaches to enjoy in this top Dominican Republic destination. Known for its numerous resorts, many of which are all-inclusive, Punta Cana has long been seen as a place to take an affordable tropical vacation and has been particularly popular with Europeans though North Americans are now catching on too!
You’re never going to have a problem finding things to do in Punta Cana. Aside from the miles of truly stunning beaches, there are plenty of cafes, restaurants and bars where you can sit and watch the sun go down. For more action take to the water on a catamaran, enjoy the warmth as you swim or feel the breeze in your face as you zoom down a zip-line. If you want more inspiration for what to do in Punta Cana, here are our top 10 recommendations.
A city of historic buildings and beer halls that is home to the original, and some say best, Oktoberfest in the world. Munich is the heart and soul of Bavaria, the third largest city in Germany, and an excellent place to come for a long weekend or more, whether you’re into arts and culture, beer and wurst, or you just love spending time in a vibrant city that has so much to see and do. Visit Munich for a vacation you won’t forget!
Beer halls, historic architecture, gardens, museums, palaces, cafes and nightclubs – in a nutshell this just about sums up all the great things you can see and do in Munich. The capital of Bavaria, Munich is a beautiful city surrounded by forests and flanked by the Bavarian Alps. Come for the world’s best Oktoberfest or just to admire its historic center. Here are our top 10 things to do in Munich.
Naples has a lot going for it. It’s not only the third largest city in Italy, it’s also such a fun and vibrant place that other Italian cities may seem dull in comparison. And thanks to its prime location, when you visit Naples there are a slew of other amazing places all within easy reach and all worthy of inclusion on any bucket list.
Naples is loud, a little gritty, and overflowing with its own personality. While the traditional tourist sees it as a spot for pizza before heading elsewhere, independent travelers let the city share itself with admirers. Visitors to Naples who bring a keen eye and an open mind will see the city’s true inner beauty and independence. A visit to Naples might not seem complete without calling on most, if not all, of these Top 10 things to do in Naples.
Kuala Lumpur is a city of contrasts. The Malaysian capital is a place where minarets meet skyscrapers, and where markets hum with the hustle and bustle of people. If you visit Kuala Lumpur you’ll get to experience these contrasts first hand. You can stroll through beautiful park land; you can shop ‘til you drop and you can taste some of the local delicacies. There is something for everyone in this city where ultra-modern meets highly traditional.
Visit Kuala Lumpur and you’ll never be short of activities to keep you occupied. Home to the impressive Petronas Towers, one of the most famous images of the city and a must-visit attraction, Kuala Lumpur is more than just skyscrapers. From the tasty food of the street markets to the glorious colors and sounds of the mosques and temples, and then there’s the amazing shopping opportunities. If you need more inspiration take a look at our top 10 attractions in Kuala Lumpur.
Osaka is a major city in Japan which, over the years has been known mostly as a merchant city while today it’s an excellent shopping destination that has a diverse range of other attractions too. Shopping is definitely something that Osaka has embraced, and one of the most popular retail spots is Den Den Town which is a hub for fans of electronics and manga/anime. If your taste in shopping is more mainstream then you may want to head to the Umeda district of the city which is home to Hankyu Sanbangai shopping mall and a wide range of stores to suit every taste. Another major shopping venue in the city is Yodobashi Camera where you can find a huge selection of electrical goods on sale.
The beautiful and historic city of Bratislava is the picturesque capital of Slovakia. It’s the only national capital that borders two other countries, Austria and Hungary, and it’s set along the banks of two rivers: the Danube and Morava. If you visit Bratislava you will always enjoy a warm welcome from the people who live here; more than 650,000 in total. And, as you may expect from a national capital, Bratislava is the cultural, political and financial center of Slovakia.
You’re never going to struggle to find things to do in Bratislava. This is a city that combines the fascination of history with the beauty of nature and the fun and exciting vibe of a modern day metropolis. You can step back in time with a stroll through the old town or a trip to Devin Castle. Immerse yourself in local life then just spend some time relaxing in one of Bratislava’s impressive squares. If you’re looking for more inspiration, here are our top 10 things to do in Bratislava.
An interesting city with its own character, Osaka has plenty to do once you scratch the surface. Stroll down Hozenji Yokocho alley and take a break at one of the many eateries to be found there, and enjoy the impressive cherry blossom display at the Japan Mint during the spring. At any time of year, Osaka is an open and friendly place with no pretentions; relax and enjoy the shopping, the sights and the great food that’s on offer. Here are our top ten recommendations for things to do in Osaka.