Itching to travel this 2017? If you haven’t been able to get a time off last 2016 because of work or other responsibilities, then make sure you won’t do that again this year.
There are many beautiful places in the world that you have yet to explore, and since travelling has become a very popular excursion, then don’t miss out yourself. Here are some of the best travel destinations you should discover this year:
New Zealand. Aside from the being the place where The Lord of the Rings is filmed, New Zealand has so much more to offer to all kinds of travelers. Their food and quaint culture is to die for, and they make some of the world’s most delicious wines. If you have time to spare, go here during the spring and set on their exhilarating wine trail. You can drive on your own or set a tour starting from Napier to North Island, to crossing the Cook Straight and then to Picton, and then finally passing through the famous Marlborough Sounds and then ending in Blenheim.
Papua New Guinea. Save up and join the locals in Papua New Guinea in celebrating their annual Mask festival in July! It’s a fun, culture-rich festival that usually lasts 4 days, full of cultural dancing and other activities that honor the tribes living in East New Britain. Aside from that, Papua New Guinea is home to world-class scuba diving spots, beautiful mountains, jungles and coast, and several WWII heritage.
Rwanda. If you crave for a travel experience purely made of natural wonders, then include Rwanda in your travel bucket list. It is known as then “Land of a Thousand hills”, and you’ll never get enough of its picturesque landscapes and natural attractions. Luxurious Safari tours are the main tourist excursion to be done here, with its diverse wildlife you can get up close to Africa’s animal species you only see on Discovery Channel or National Geographic. Stay in nature-friendly lodges with magnificent views and excellent food, and you’ll have a trip of a lifetime.
French Polynesia. There are other pristine paradises in the French Polynesia group of Islands aside from Bora Bora and Moorea. These places are known to be expensive to go to, so why not travel to other less-known but equally beautiful islands such as Rangiroa in the Tuamoto Islands, or the Marquesas? If you’re still looking for a magical tropical trip full of endless adventures, then these places will deliver them for you.
This article first appeared on www.travelerstoday.com