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Top 5 Countries You Should Visit in 2019

Need to tick a few things off your bucket list for 2019? Here are the top 5 countries you should seriously consider a trip to this year.

New Zealand

New Zealand is an amazing land, filled with incredible scenery, contrast, and adventure. The country is split into two islands, North and South, and here lies some of the most diverse environments on the planet.  It plays host to everything from smoldering volcanoes and gigantic glaciers, to white-sand beaches and raging mountains. New Zealand in undoubtedly one of the most spectacular places on earth.

Lord of the Rings fans will already have this country on their bucket list to visit, as it was the filming location of the franchise. Visit ‘Hobbiton’, the full-scale set that was used for the Lord of the Rings movies.  

New Zealand has a fascinating culture that attracts millions of travellers every year. Home to one of the world’s highest bungee jumping spots, one that soars an astounding 141 ft. over the Kawarau river, there is simply no end of excitement for thrill seekers here. If that level of exhilaration isn’t exactly your thing, you can chill out; indulge in New Zealand’s delicious and diverse cuisine whilst relaxing by one of the country’s 600 beaches, rivers, lakes, or swimming holes. The climate is very rarely too hot or too cold and New Zealand is well-known for being a fantastic place to visit year round. There’s something for everyone in the land of the long white cloud, and this is simply a country you must visit at least once in your life.

Japan

A destination adored and hailed by many, Japan is jam packed with exciting activities and an interesting and extensive history to delve into. You have a choice of beautiful landmarks, historical sites, and cultural spots to visit, and there is nothing that quite beats authentic Japanese freshly prepared Sushi. Safety is a concern for us all, but you can take comfort when walking along the streets of Tokyo knowing Japan has the lowest crime rate in the world. Locals are incredibly respectful and welcoming, so you can feel at ease wandering the streets of Tokyo, even at night. With beautiful contrasting seasons, Japan sees an influx of tourist year-round. Whether you visit in spring to see the incredible cherry blossoms in full bloom, or you take a trip during the colder months and see the town of Nikko transform into a rich winter wonderland, there is always something to see, do and be a part of.

Fiji

Fiji boasts home to a collective of over 300 islands. It’s only a short distance from Australia’s East Coast and with an incredible cultural experience, water activities, and the astounding natural beauty of the Fijian islands, Fiji is simply a country you must have on your bucket list. Fiji has everything; soothing detoxifying natural mud pools, hot springs and tropical golf courses. You can party hard at a beach-side club, or enjoy peaceful and quiet solitude on one of Fiji’s 333 islands. With a delicious range of if freshly caught seafood and local produce, and great affordable prices, you’ll be spoilt for choice here. If beautiful views and hot sunny beaches are your thing, Fiji won’t disappoint.

Morocco

Famous world-wide for its delicious cuisine packed with fragrant spices and fresh ingredients, Morocco is a truly unique and wonderful place. North Africa’s Morocco has four imperial cities, Marrakesh, Fes, Meknes and Rabat, though modern bustling cities, they also house many interesting historical attractions. The gleaming Royal Mausoleum is a must see for any history buff, and situated by both the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, Morocco has 5 golden-sandy beaches that span across its 1,200 mile coast line. It’s sweeping mountain ranges offer hiking trails with magnificent sights, and rock climbing, mountain biking, and horse riding are all activities you can easily arrange here.  Perfect for culture lovers, thrill seekers, foodies, families and couples. Morocco is a place everyone can enjoy.

Czech Republic

If the spectacular castles, great tasting cheap beer, and unique historical and cultural sights isn’t enough to convince you, read on to find out why Czech Republic is a travel destination you simply cannot skip out on. Czech Republic is located in central Europe and offers excellent transport links leading throughout the rest of Europe. The capital city, Prague, leaves over 20 million tourists a year awe-struck by its charm and beauty. With its ski slopes that stretch from the German border all the way to Moravia, green lush vineyards and Bohemian spas, Czechia offers a diverse range of things to do for everyone.

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