It’s a new year, so pick up your passport & explore somewhere new! Travelling is no longer limited to backpackers & people who have nothing to lose. Nowadays, everything has been blogged about at least 100 times. Even the most rustic countries that used to be war zones now have cafes & wifi. In the midst of global gentrification, finding the perfect travel destination is as easy as doing a Google search. You can preview pretty much everything necessary to pull off an amazing trip before you even leave your home.
It’s no secret that last year was one of the best times ever to travel. A slew of infrastructural upgrades & airline deals sent millions of travelers on fresh adventures. New countries are opening up their doors to tourists, so the list of potential vacation spots is growing exponentially. This trend is set to continue, so international exploration will be even more appealing in 2017.
With so many enticing options, picking the best country to visit can be overwhelming. For this reason we have compiled a list of the best travel destinations of 2017. Get ready to embark on your next adventure!
Epic Travel Destinations for 2017
Travel Destination #3: Mongolia – Once the arch-enemy of the Chinese, this country is making great strides to hit the mainstream. This year Mongolia’s will open a major international airport in its capital. The new airport will open doors to a flood of new visitors. On top of improved transportation, Ulaanbaatar is in the middle of an economic boom. The city’s skyline is rapidly transforming into a bustling metropolis.
The country is modernizing fast, so it’s prime time to see it before it turns into a giant strip mall. There’s still plenty of breathtaking scenery. Lake Khövsgöl is considered the Blue Pearl of Asia. So come & see it before the investors do!
Travel Destination #2: Myanmar – Southeast Asia has long been a tourist magnet, but most people miss out on Myanmar. Growing tourism in Cambodia & Vietnam may have stolen the show. But Myanmar offers a rare glimpse at the heart & soul of Asia.
The country hasn’t undergone a Western tune-up, which makes it extra appealing to people who are looking for something new. You can still get stuck in remote villages, which is almost impossible to pull-off in the more well-developed neighbors. Their gorgeous countryside is also home to some of the most impressive temples in Asia. They just elected their first civilian government in half a century. So even though this country’s problems are far from over, they are moving in the right direction.
Travel Destination #1: Colombia – Once one of the most terrifying spots in South America, this country has undergone a shocking transformation. From the gorgeous scenery to the vibrant culture, this country is impossible not to fall in love with. No longer do you need a bulletproof vest to explore this beautiful country. You can learn how to dance salsa in Cali or get seduced by the beautiful women in Medellin. The country also features a slew of gastronomical hits, so you won’t go hungry on this amazing trip!