While there have been warnings from the Foreign Ministry to be careful when traveling to parts of Turkey over the past few years, the country remains a top destination for travelers. Istanbul, for example, will never go out of style, especially in districts such as Karaköy, where the developing arts scene is interesting with new galleries & museums. But let’s look at the reality: you might never even leave the splendor of Istanbul’s New Airport which is fast becoming a literal destination for yourself, part of a large tax-free shopping zone, which has been filled with 1,000 luxury brands such as Gucci, Celine, & Prada. And in the meantime, Istanbul offers everything related to food & history.
Vietnam is a country that beats with energy and has many good paths. While the metro is bustling, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, & Hoi An are famous for busy street food, markets & cultural offerings, far from the city center & you will find a peaceful natural environment & sacred temples. This country has long been known as a fortress for backpacker travelers. There is a village with terraced rice terraces & hills giving peace away from busy & chaotic cities. Here, you will also find architectural wonders, such as temples, fortresses and ancient imperial tombs, which contrast with the buzz like the bustling metropolitan city of Hanoi.
What can be said about Italy? An eternal Eternal City. from the iconic Coliseum to its incredible restaurant views, and its art capital, Venice, is still with us. From the iconic Coliseum to the incredible view of the restaurant. While these ancient & beautiful cities continue to attract tourists & travelers seeking the taste of the past, they also embrace the present & future with open arms. Even the famous sparkling wine region, Prosecco, is at the center of attention, because the steep & verdant vineyards have recently been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
The Philippines is not only one of the top countries in the world according to readers, but also has one of the top five islands & this, comes from an archipelago of 7,000 people. Palawan is a beautiful one-and-a-half hour flight from the capital Manila & is a knife piece from the island that offers pristine beaches and untouched forest interiors for those seeking true escape. (Don’t miss the UNESCO-recognized Puerto Princesa underground river). Head to the little-known Calamian islands in the north of the country, where you can find your own stretch of sand from one of the 100 remote islands, or find local fishermen to enjoy grilled fish catches today. The artsy Fringe Festival has also become a hallmark here & hotels like The Amelie and The Luneta offer protection from city energy.