Canada is one of the famous travel destinations home of the Niagara falls. A diverse and huge landmass from beautiful beaches in the east and west, magnificent mountains of the Calgary, rainforests of Vancouver and beautiful cosmopolitan cities of Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver, pristine Montreal.
Must See: Niagara Falls, Old Quebec, Notre-Dame Basilica, Notre-Dame Basilica, Moraine Lake
Must Eat: Smoked Meat, Pâté Chinois a pie, Pierogies are parcels filled with meat, Potatoes or Cheese, Peameal Bacon sandwich.
Best time to visit: July to October.
The Philippines a surreal travel destination boasts for some of the most beautiful beaches in Asia, spectacular rice terraces, sun shining bright throughout the year and has about 7000 islands to hop, so you can find yours. There is a lot to do in the Philippines along with scuba diving, snorkeling like wandering mystic tribal villages, the rice terraces, jungles, relishing sumptuous food, strolling rustic colonial towns.
Must See: Boracay Island, Banue Rice Terraces, Palawan, The Chocolate Hills, Malapascua Island.
Must Eat: Chicken Adobo, Bibingka, Pancit, Balut, Kare-Kare
Best time to visit: November to April
Japan is one of the most amazing and travel-friendly countries, epitome for ancient heritage and modernity. This island nation is packed with stunning landscapes, beautiful palaces, castles and stunning sky scrappers. The nation equally bedazzles every traveler with the peaceful, serenity and ancient architectural marvels of Kyoto and the bustling urban city of Tokyo and nightlife of boisterous Osaka.
Must See: Kyoto, Mount Fuji, The Island Shrine of Itsukushima, Miyajima, Tokyo Disney Sea
Must Eat: Sushi, Tempura, Ramen, Okonomiyaki, Udon
Best time to visit: March to May and September to November
Portugal is one of the hidden travel treasures of Europe. Enamored with the scenic landscapes, breathtaking beaches along Costa Vicentina, picturesque beauty in the Serra da Estrela. The countryside has a startling beauty with historic and pristine villages. Portugal has more than 80 Km of coastline with magnificent end-of-the-world cliffs, beautiful islands, sandy beaches and blue waters.
Must See: Quinta da Regaleira, Lisbon Oceanarium, Ponte de Dom Luis I, Caldeira das Sete Cidades.
Must Eat: Pastel de belem, Acorda, Arroz de cabidela, Sapateira Recheada, Caracois.
Best Time to Visit: March to May or September to October.
India is a beautiful, diverse, colorful and cultural country which is every traveler's delight. It has the age old inherited ethnic, cultural diversity and as well in the bewildering landscapes from tall mighty Himalayas in the north, deserts in the west and beautiful lush green western ghats.
Must See: Taj Mahal, Rajasthan, The Ganges, The Golden Temple, Ladakh.
Must Eat: Pani puri, Masala dosa, Pav Bhaji, Biryani, and Tandoori, Idli sambar
Best time to Visit: October to March.
New Zealand an island country is called adventure capital of the world, a must on every adventurers and travelers bucket list with activities from skydiving, bungy jumping, hiking, caving, and skiing. It also offers beautiful and pristine landscapes with captivating, peaks, thick forests with 14 National parks, world-class vineyards.
Must See: Milford Sound, Bay of Islands
Must Eat: Roast Lamb, Seafood, Fergburger, Mussels, Hokey pokey
Best time to visit: February to August and October
Cambodia recently gaining popularity among travelers this small and beautiful land has its own unique cultural identity and one of the most famous an ancient UNESCO heritage sites at Angkor Wat and beautiful white sand beachscapes, ancient temples, lush green jungles.
Must See: Siem Reap and temples of Angkor, Phnom Penh Royal Palace, Tonlé Sap Lake, Bamboo Island, Sihanoukville.
Must Eat: Fish amok, Khmer red curry, Nom Banh Chok, Samlor Machu Trey, Lort Cha.
Best time to visit: November to March.
Kenya is amongst the most favored destinations for the African safaris for the famous Masai Mara. The safari is famous for the big games Elephants, Rhinos, and Lions. Kenya is on the west coast of the African continent with encompasses savannah, Lakelands, the dramatic Great Rift Valley and mountain highlands. The Kenyan Safaris start from the Kenyan capital Nairobi safaris visit the Maasai Mara Reserve, known for its annual wildebeest migrations, and Amboseli National Park, offering views of Tanzania's Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa.
Must see: Masai Mara, David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Amboseli National Park, Mount Kenya, Diani Beach.
Best time to visit: June to October.
Switzerland is a travel addiction, the most beautiful and popular travel destinations. It is often skipped being the costliest European travel country. Switzerland has that hallucinatory landscapes, breathtaking mountains and picturesque, famous peaks, beautiful lakes. Switzerland has a rich contemporary culture with perfect rural beauty and vibrant cities. Switzerland Alpine adventure has a lot of adventure activities in winter like skiing, snowboarding, snowshoe trekking.
Must See: The Matterhorn, Mount Pilatus, Gornergrat Bahn, Lake Geneva, Lake Luzern.
Must Eat: Rösti, Swiss Fondue, Raclette, Älplermagronen, Swiss chocolate.
Best Time to Visit: June to September is the peak, December to March for Winter activities.
Nepal locked between China, India, and Tibet is rich cultural, diverse land mass with snow capped Himalayas, grasslands, subtropical forests. It has scenic landscapes and stunning architectural marvels, colorful and exotic cities. There is a lot for solo and group travelers Nepal has to offer from wildlife to hiking in the Himalayas and extreme river rafting.
Must See: Garden of Dreams, Pokhara, Chitwan National Park, Shrines, Marvel at Bodhnath.
Must Eat: Ema Datshi, Jasha maru, Momos, Red Panda Beer
Best time to visit: September to November
Italy a unique unrivaled travel destination is breathtaking beauty, soul-stirring art and sumptuous food. The vibrant cities famous heritage sites, art, famous museums, great nightlife, restaurants Rome, Florence, and Milan the top travel cities await. Italy is blessed with the natural diversity, the most stunning landscapes, glittering waters of the oceans, sprawling vineyards, and the awe-inspiring beauty of the landscapes of Tuscany.
Must See: Colosseum, St. Peter's Basilica, Patheon, Grand canal of Venice, Tuscany.
Must Eat: Pizza Margherita, Pasta, Lasagne, Ribollita, Gilato.
Best Time to Visit: April to June, August to October. August is the best.
Peru is one of the most famous North American tourist destinations. Travelers visit Peru for the famous Inca Trail and see the famous Machu Picchu heritage site. Peru offers a lot of adventure, heritage, natural scenery of the Amazon forests and the beaches. There are a lot of exciting activities to undertake in Peru like trekking trails of ancient heritage sites and whitewater rafting, paragliding, hurtling through the desert on dune-buggy rides.
Must See: Machu Picchu, Centro Historico De Cusco, Sacsayhuaman, Parque de la Reserva, Plaza de Armas.
Must Eat: Ceviche, Cuy, Causa, Lomo Saltado, Aji De Gallina.
Best time to visit: May to September.
Greece a premier travel destination is rich mythology, unique, charming Mediterranean passion. Greece has some incredible historic and heritage sites, beautiful beaches and mystique hilly landscape. Greece has surprises even for an avid, demanding traveler. One can enjoy great Greek food, swimming in the balmy seas, dining under the stars along the coast. Athens is famous amongst heritage, culture travelers. It is also a famous romantic gateway, with some of the most beautiful islands and beaches in the world.
The interior towns and cities of Greece are famous for famous historical sites, monuments, and museums. There is a lot more fun, activities and things to do at some of the world famous beaches and Islands, laid back relaxed and tourist friendly. The Greek Islands are made up of 168 islands, grouped into 8 islands in the Aegean and Ionian seas. The Cyclades is one of the famous and most inhabited, whereas Santorini is famous for its beautiful towns and villages. Crete famous for its beaches and lagoons, especially the Balos beach and lagoon.
Parthenon- An ancient temple at Acropolis Athens, is an ancient temple of Greek Goddess Athena of wisdom and warfare believed to be the patron, the famous city was named after the Goddess Athena. It is one of the most important and iconic sites depicting the Classical Greek art and heritage and UNESCO World Heritage site.
Acropolis- The Acropolis of Athens or Athenian Acropolis is termed as the symbol of world heritage. This ancient citadel has remains of the crucial importance of art, heritage, and culture. It is one of the iconic landmarks and a must see for art, culture and heritage travelers.
Santorini- Santorini on the Cyclades Islands of the Aegean Sea is famous for dramatic postcard landscapes of villages and towns with beautiful architecture of whitewashed houses and villas.
Balos Beach and Lagoon- Located in the northwest of Crete Island Balos if famous for its breathtaking landscape and crystal clear turquoise water and sugar white sand.
Elafonissi Beach- Located on the Crete Islands, a natural pristine beach and beautiful shoreline with crystal clear water and pinkish sand beach.
Food, accommodation, and transportation- Greece is also a good premier destination for budget travelers. Food and accommodation are not expensive. You can have a good dinner for 20 Euros and a Luxurious Dinner for 30-50 Euros with wine. Tasty Gryos could be anywhere between 3-5 Euros. Flexible accommodation options are available from budget hostels and dorms for 20-40 Euros and 50-70 for private budget rooms. For transportation, the buses and trains in inland cost around 20-30 Euros, ferries from Athens to the islands cost around 50-75 Euros.
Activities: Apart from culture and heritage site tours in the inland there are a lot of activities at the islands and beaches like kayaking, parasailing, banana boats, snorkeling exploring the mysterious shipwrecks in crystal clear waters.
Why Nepal is an ultimate travel destination?
Magnificent mountains, rich ancient heritage, marvelous palaces, fluttering prayer flags and awesome people. Nepal locked between China, India and Tibet is rich cultural, diverse land mass with snow capped Himalayas, grasslands, sub tropical forests. It has scenic landscapes and stunning architectural marvels, colorful and exotic cities. There is lot for solo and group travelers Nepal has to offer from wildlife to hiking in the Himalayas and extreme river rafting. Moreover, it is one of the economical travel destinations with less than $15 a day for a solo traveler. The country offers a wide range of accommodation options from basic rooms to luxury hotels.
Adventure- Nepal is the most favored destination for mountain adventurers with more than 10 highest peaks in the world. The most magnificent and tallest mountains like the Everest and Annapurna makes this region the trekkers paradise. There’s a lot to let your adrenaline sore with adventures like rafting the Nepali river and kayaking, bungee jumping through the deep Himalayan gorges. Trekking, paragliding and mountain biking against the beautiful backdrop of some of the world’s most spectacular landscapes.
Heritage and Culture- Nepal’s history dates back to more than 2500 years, and remains unknown. Nepal also boasts for some of the most ethnic, sacred cities Kathmandu, Pokhara, Patan and Bhaktapur. The Kathmandu valley is world famous for its seven heritage sites or architectural monuments, marvelous palaces and artistic buildings. The seven sites include Durbar Squares of Hanuman Dhoka (Kathmandu), Patan and Bhaktapur, the Buddhist stupas of Swayambhu and Bauddhanath and the Hindu temples of Pashupati and Changu Narayan. The other national sites include Lumbini as the birth place of Buddha, Chitawan National Park, Sagarmatha National Park known as “the top of the world.”
Wildlife- Nepal also has a lot for a wildlife lover, with dense and lush green The Royal Chitwan National Park covering 932 square km, with more than 700 species of wildlife. The Narayani-Rapti river system with tributaries and lakes has 113 recorded species of fish and mugger crocodiles. The park is home to more than 68 species of mammals from tigers, elephants and over 600 rhinos, highest population of around 200 sloth bears. The jungle is also an habitat for foxes, linsangs, honey badgers, wild dogs, jackals, jungle cats, leopard cats and gaurs. Furthermore, the adjacent Parsa Wildlife Reserve has some 112 animals and elephant bulls enter Valmiki forest to search cows for mating. There are also good Bardia National Park and the Sukla Phanta Wildlife Reserve.
Must see: Garden of Dreams, Pokhara, Chitwan Natonal Park, Shrines, Marvel at Bodhnath, Kathmandu Valley Heritage sites.
Best time to visit: September to November.
Airport: Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM)
Must eat: Dal bhat, Momos, Chatamari, Dhindo, Juju Dhau.
Transportation: Buses and cabs.
Acomodation- Budget rooms to luxurious hotels.
Climate: Spring March to May with rain showers and temp avg 22o C, Summer is between June to August gets warmer and can get 30o C and more heat waves. Autumn from September to November is peak for adventure because of clear skies and cool climate. Winter is between December to February gets very cold.
Currency: Nepalese rupee.
Visa: Visa on arrival for most countries, for $25 to $100, check your visa requirements here http://www.nepalimmigration.gov.np/.