Top Destinations to Visit This Summer
Bora Bora – The Perl of Polynesia
Bora Bora is considered to be one of the most romantic places in the world. Here nature has created a unique masterpiece. It is among the destinations that are visited once in a lifetime, but the thrill of the experience is remembered forever. It is a real piece of heaven for true connoisseurs. Bright green tropical trees, a mixture of coconut palms and hibiscus, the turquoise blue water of the lagoon, a paradise for scuba diving, and proudly towering peaks of the volcano, now converted into a romantic, magical, unreal world for an unforgettable vacation.
Today the island is dependent mostly on tourism. The first bungalow on stilts over the water in the lagoon was built over 30 years ago. Today these small houses are the hallmark of Bora Bora and are present in almost all the resorts on the island. The quality of these bungalows ranges from relatively inexpensive to very luxurious and expensive places to stay.
The attractions provided to tourists on the island are numerous – feeding sharks, diving, swimming with dolphins, deep sea fishing (on Bora Bora you can find over 500 species of fish). You also can explore the island by helicopter, rent a boat or indulge in relaxing traditional massages. Restaurants in Bora Bora are mostly influenced by the French and Polynesian cuisine, but you will find numerous restaurants offering international cuisine.
Singapore – the Lion City
Located on the southern point of the Malaysian peninsula in Southeast Asia, Singapore is known as one of the richest and best-organised cities in the world. Singapore is a tropical paradise for many tourists. There are a wide variety of different cultures and religions. Singapore will delight you immediately with its clean, contemporary look. South of Singapore is located several beautiful islands that worth visiting. The most visited is Sentosa Island – also known as The pleasure island. When you visit Singapore you should definitely see:
The biggest in Southeast Asia. There you can see over 2500 species of sea creatures. The biggest attraction is the show of the pink dolphins, and at the entrance of the aquarium, you can touch stingrays by hand.
The animals here live in an environment similar to their nature and are not closed behind bars. Here you can see over 3200 species of the animal world.
The botanical garden
It occupies 73 hectares. Open from 5:00 am to 24:00 and is free for visitors. The only exception is the National Orchid Garden, which occupies three hectares of the garden and presents over 1000 species of orchids.
The Butterfly Park
Here lovers of these beautiful insects can enjoy the huge collection of species collected from around the world.
Puerto Rico – The Island of Enchantment
Conveniently located in the heart of the Caribbean basin, Puerto Rico is part of the island group of the Greater Antilles and is just over 100 kilometres from the coast of the Dominican Republic. Puerto Rico is an interesting place for vacation and like any other island in the Caribbean provides great weather and beaches. The capital of Puerto Rico is the biggest city on the island – San Juan. Walk the streets and feel the unique Caribbean atmosphere! In the Old Town of San Juan, you will find exciting places from past eras. There are many galleries and museums of the city.
In northern San Juan is located the landmark that is considered as the most visited tourist attraction in Puerto Rico. This is the Fort San Felipe del Morro, or simply El Morro. The fortress is one of the symbols of Puerto Rico. It tells tourists more than 400 years old military history. The fort will offer you many breathtaking panoramic sea views.
Buenos Aires – The Paris of South America
Buenos Aires is the capital and the biggest city in Argentina. It is one of the world’s top travel destinations, attracting millions of tourists every year. Most of the tourist attractions in Buenos Aires are located in the city centre. There is also the widest boulevard in the world – Avenida 9 de Julio. Named to the date of independence of Argentina – 9th of July. On the boulevard is located The Obelisk of Freedom. With its 67.5 meters height, it is visible from afar and is listed on all tourist maps of Buenos Aires, which frequently serves as a landmark for tourists.
One of the main landmarks in the city is the main square Plaza de Mayo, where is located the presidential palace Casa Rosada. Also interesting to visit are the church of San Ignacio, botanical and zoo gardens, and many neighbourhoods with narrow streets also are among the interesting sites in the city. La Boca is located near the old port of Buenos Aires, in the southeastern part of the city. It is known for its colourful buildings – this is where most immigrants from Italy and Spain have established themselves after arriving in town. It is believed that the tango was born in La Boca.
Madagascar – The 8th Continent
This place is so exotic and magical, it is difficult to compare it with any other part of the world. Madagascar is the fourth largest island in the world, after Greenland, New Guinea and Borneo. The east coast is green and covered with forests, the climate is humid. Beach holiday in Madagascar is simply unforgettable. On the island, you will find crystal clear waters, wide sandy beaches and amazing coral reefs. The tourists come to Madagascar, attracted by its unique flora and fauna.
About 80% of animal and plant species in Madagascar can be found only here. In Madagascar, you can see over 100 different species of lemurs. Also mangusta, tenrec, fossa etc. The flora of Madagascar is that unique as its fauna. From the eight species of baobab growing in the world, six can be found on the island. Here bloom over 960 species of orchids, 75% of which are endemic to the island. Antananarivo is the capital and the biggest city on the island. It is also the business centre of the country. The Nosy Boraha Island is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Madagascar.
Cape Town – the Pearl of South Africa
Cape Town is the second most popular city in South Africa, after Johannesburg, and the biggest in the area. The city is gorgeous, majestic and beautiful. This for sure is one of the most beautiful places on Earth. One of the biggest attractions in the city is the iconic Table Mountain. From the top of the mountain, you will see amazing panoramic views of the picturesque Atlantic coast and the city. Here you can find over 1400 species of flowering plants, including brightly coloured shrubs “Fynbos”. Also, include on your “to-do” list a walk to the Cape of Good Hope – the place where the Atlantic and the Indian Ocean meet.
The region of Cape Town is popular with its great wines. If you are a wine lover, make sure to take the time for a wine tour and enjoy the pleasant wine tasting in one of the most famous wine regions – Franschhoek, Stellenbosch or Paarl. In Cape Town, you can see something unique – African penguins. Their colony on the Boulders Beach includes over 3000 of these amazing creatures.
San Sebastián – The city of festivals
San Sebastian is a sunny Spanish town, located in the Bay of Biscay, that has retained the scenery of the traditional Basque culture. In fact, San Sebastian is its Spanish name, in Basque the name is Donostia. Although the city is not big, it is famous abroad for its international festivals. Here are held many prestigious international festivals. Annually at the end of September since 1953, is held one of the oldest, largest and most prestigious international film festivals – San Sebastián International Film Festival. It is the most important cinema festival for Spain and the Spanish-speaking countries and one of the oldest in Europe. The event takes place mainly in the Kursaal building.
Also since 1965, one of the most renowned jazz festivals in Europe, “Jazzaldia”, is held here every year. Every corner of San Sebastian has its own character. Here you will find plenty of enchanting natural landscapes. From the gentle waters of the Cantabrian Sea, with its golden beaches, to traditional, romantic and contemporary architecture.
The climate here is oceanic, that’s why San Sebastian is one of the rainiest cities on the Iberian peninsula. One of the most attractive landmarks here is the La Concha Bay, which in Spanish means “Clam”, which is distinguished by its incredible natural shape and the beautiful beach. A holiday in San Sebastian will surpass your wildest dreams. Today San Sebastian is one of the most attractive destinations in Spain, which will conquer you with its cultural appearance and a peaceful atmosphere. Gastronomy, culture, beauty and sophisticated resorts attract a lot of tourists from all over the world. Be one of them.