The global pandemic made the world pause, and after being lockdown for a few months in our homes, it was normal to be afraid of traveling and being a target for the virus. Yet, the hardest part seems to be passed and it’s time to get back to normalcy even when is in a limited way.
To get out of the bubble we’ve been living these months, plan out a journey sounds great and just what it’s needed for our mental health. With aviation routes opening and following the protocols that have been set up, let’s take a look at tourist spots that you may be interested in getting to know.
In July of the present year, the Turkish tourism industry shows positive signs of recovery with charter flights to Turkey.
The country counts with astonishing attractions and a relevant one is for sure its capital, Istanbul that is an 8,500-year history city, the most populous in Turkey and the country’s economic, cultural and historic center. The Roman, Ottoman and Byzantine empires are part of its historical legacy and makes the nation a magnificent and an alluring chapter in the travel chronicles.
If you’re looking for souvenirs, the right place to visit is the world’s oldest market, Grand Bazaar which is located in the The Topkapi Palace where the Ottoman dynasty ruled for 400 years.
For the ones whose faith and love are putting into their religion, there are around 3,200 mosques, 400 churches and lots of chapels. The most recognized are The Kılıç Ali Paşa Mosque which has Turkey’s best hamams, and the unmissable Bosphorus which is the world’s most beautiful seaway that has about 60,000 ships navigating it.
Turkish architecture can be described as diverse and harmonic that is reflected in art deco, art nouveau, Ottoman and Baroque styles. The iconic buildings in Istanbul are a perfect foil to the Mediterranean beaches. Budget package deals can be booked by tourists to luxury ones in hotel accommodation.
Let’s go to Central America and take a look at the country of the Tex-Mex. For the lovers of the Latin America culture, Mexico has opened its doors after the global pandemic! The first spot we are mentioning is Cancun, the go-to destination in Mexico that has adapted its facilities such as restaurants, hotels, and entertainment for the safety of guests.
The country has a variety of destinations where you can go and here, we will point out some of them. We have the “White City” Merida, Taxco for silverworks. Los Cabos, considered the sports fishing capital of the world. Cozumel, an island well known for its diving spots and also for the tequila and t-shirts you can shop as souvenirs. Beside of, the biodiversity-rich Copper Canyon, the Chihuahua-Pacific Railway, cobblestone lanes, underground tunnels and sidewalk cafes in Guanajuato, and Puerto Vallarta vacation spot.
An advice you can take into consideration is to hire a van with a roof rack system for the road trips, in this way you will be able to accommodate wetsuits to charcoal and barbeque grill.
With the relaxation of the restrictions, Ukraine’s tourism has started to demonstrate positive signs and it’s been shown in the 30% boost the resorts have seen after the covid-19 crisis. Ukraine’s Black Sea resort city Odesa and Azov Sea have already a noticeable increment of travelers who has chosen the summer to spend in the sea.
A tourist spot in which you will find history, architecture and adventure is Lviv. The cost of the accommodation that is between $200 and $300 makes of the place an ideal one for summer holidays. Ukraine assures an unforgettable adventure with the best offerings for its visitants. There are 7 world heritage cities in one country, the best beverage in the world which is vodka, a lot of coffee bars in Kyiv, the distinguished Borscht cuisine, impressive architecture, endless historical churches, fairy-tale castles, excellent ski resorts and the Carpathian Mountains.
Going on vacation to Vietnam won’t cost you a fortune since it has profitable prices. The cost of traveling to Vietnam won’t pinch as it comes in a budget of as low as $40 a day. For a five-star experience, prepare to shell out $200 a day. The ideal time to visit the country is August which is the peak tourist season, yet September to November are also great months. Online sites are a good option to check out the cheapest rates for airfare, hotels, trains and buses to and in Vietnam.
Beside the economical prices, in the Southeast Asian country you will experience the golden sand beaches and Buddhist pagodas. The traditional Ghost Festival is very popular as it commemorates those who have passed away. Phan Thiet is well-known for its white sandy coast. One of the most sensational bridges in Vietnam is the Han River Bridge, and Sapa is a recognized hill station. Other than the natural wonders, there is kite flying to indulge in and cruising across the Mekong Delta to fulfil your travel instinct. Local beers are $0.20 a glass and meals come at a few dollars.
One of the most fascinating countries in South America is Ecuador. More than making up for its small size with an array of indigenous cultures, colonial architecture, scenic landscapes, and dense rainforests. This beautiful country attracts climbers, trekkers, adventurers, and nature lovers to its lush, ecologically important forests; wildlife watchers to its famous Galápagos Islands; and sun seekers to its pristine tropical beaches.
Ecuador has a vast of stunning tourist places and the spots you can’t pass by are the following ones. Quito, Ecuador’s Historic Andean Capital is filled with colonial architecture and is the largest historic center in South America. Preserved as a UNESCO World Heritage site for its many old churches, beautiful public squares, and world-class museums. Cuenca, the historic city center is also where many of Cuenca’s key attractions lie, one of the most important being the Old Cathedral of Cuenca. Cotopaxi and Cajas National Parks where you could find a diversity of flora and fauna. Guayaquil which boasts great shopping and entertainment venues in its many picturesque squares and plazas, as well as along its splendid waterfront.
COVID-19 has definitely created a new normality that has also changed the way we used to travel, yet with the correct precautions and follow the protocols and regulations that have been stablished, it will be still possible to travel around the world and visit the places we are willing to know.