What’s the best way to enter the new year? Book a once-in-a-lifetime trip of course! In all seriousness, the pandemic has really taken a toll on all of us and has also limited our travel options. However, these destinations are places that you can travel to in the new year without the worry of being safe. All of these places have relatively low COVID cases and also provide the option of endless outdoor activities that can ease your worries of being in crowded areas. Here are our top recommended travel destinations for 2022:
- Waiheke Island, New Zealand
Just a quick 30-minute boat ride from Auckland, Waiheke Island, New Zealand awaits. Known as the “Island of Wine”, Waiheke Island is a great place to book a wine tour or indulge in a wine and food tasting experience. And if you’re not into that, the beautiful beaches, the endless olive groves, and the vibrant art community will surely appeal to you.
- Oslo, Norway
Oslo, Norway is one of the most unique and beautiful cities in Europe, so it’s no wonder that it’s on our list. As the capital of Norway, there are lots to see and do in Oslo, from the historical architecture and museums to the rich, cultural food scene. The famous Oslo Fjord is also a must-see, with plenty of things to do such as swimming, kayaking and fishing.
- Reykjavik, Iceland
Reykjavik is a city full of rich history and culture, and it is definitely worth visiting. Try checking out the popular National Museum of Iceland, The Saga Museum and The Northern Lights Center. If you aren’t so much of a history-buff, don’t worry. Reykjavik has a thriving nightlife scene, amazing music festivals, and world-class restaurants too. And if you’re lucky, you might even be able to see the Northern Lights!
- Monteverde, Costa Rica
If you are looking for the nature and adventure-filled trip of your dreams, look no further. Monteverde, Costa Rica is home to the famous cloud forests, where you can hike, raft, bike, and zipline within and beneath the trees. There are also hundreds of different species of mammals, birds, and insects to discover, so make sure you bring your camera!
- Buenos Aries, Argentina
If you are looking to vacation in an elegant and vibrant city, consider Buenos Aries. Known as the “Paris of South America”, its beautiful colonial-style archituctue, lively entertainment, and excellent dining experiences are sure to check all of your boxes. And if you want a break from the hustle and bustle of the city, you can visit Argentina’s top attraction, Iguazú Falls.
- Nassau, Bahamas
For the more laid-back traveller, we’ve got you covered. Nassau, Bahamas is home to an endless amount of stunning beaches and fabulous resorts. Enjoy delicious fresh seafood, treat yourself to some shopping, or try out some water sports in the beautiful ocean! This destination is pretty self-explanatory.
- Kyoto, Japan
Kyoto is the cultural and historical heart of Japan and is the best place to see traditional temples, shrines, and gardens. The Fushimi Inari Shrine with its famous orange torii gates and the Kinkakuji, or The Golden Pavilion, are must-sees. While you’re at it, try some traditional Japanese cuisine and take a stroll through the bamboo forests and cherry blossom trees.
- Viti Levu, Fiji
Last but not least on our list is the beautiful island, Viti Levu, Fiji. there are so many amazing things to do here whether it be whitewater rafting and kayaking on the Navua River or scuba diving and snorkelling. The natural beauty of this island will make you never want to leave which makes it the ultimate vacation destination.
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