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Travel Destinations You Might Not Think Of This Year

There is no doubt that springtime is one of the most popular times of the year for traveling. Most of the world is warming up from the winter and people are out and mingling again. If you are thinking about going somewhere and experiencing a new culture this season, there are a lot of variables to consider.

Are you taking a vacation to relax or to see an amazing culture you've never witnessed? Do you want to see historical sites or simply interact with locals in their own environment? The parts of travel you are most interested in should shape your destination decisions, and with this in mind, here are some locations many people do not think of when planning their trips.

Everyone goes to China to see the Great Wall or Forbidden City, but if you are more into watching people than monuments, China has plenty of other locations to offer. The best place to visit, other than Beijing, is definitely Macau. Across the bay from Hong Kong, Macau is a world-famous travel site and the most densely populated region in the world. Once a Portugese colony, Macau gained independence in 1999 and is a standalone region like Hong Kong. With a 96% Chinese population, however, you will not miss the local culture in any way when you visit.

Macau is full of things to do and see including beaches, islands, old ruins and churches, Chinese temples, art galleries, and museums. If you are more into doing, rather than seeing, Macau is also a rich area and one of the biggest party cities in the world. As the global leader in gambling, there are an endless amount of hotels, casinos, clubs, bars, and restaurants for visitors to enjoy. According to Bet Fair, Macau even has three of the biggest casinos in the world. With different locations catering specifically to families, couples, or single people looking for a fun night, there is sure to be something for everyone in Macau.

Another one of the most densely populated areas in the world, Malta is a great little island to visit for anyone looking for a great time. Located in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, Malta always has a great climate that will not interfere with travelers’ plans. While Malta is a small island with beautiful beaches that attract tourists looking for relaxation each year, it is also home to a huge variety of other attractions for its size.

If you decide to give Malta a visit, make sure not to miss the many wonderful historical sites around the nation. With a rich history of culture, Malta is brimming with archaeological sites from various different periods of time including ancient ruins and Roman temples. It is famous for the Hypogeum, an ancient network of underground chambers used as a burial site and temple. With other attractions such as museums and galleries that preserve Malta’s rich history—as well as numerous festivals, carnivals, and even an international fireworks show—there is always a party happening in Malta.

Like Malta, the Philippines also has a rich history that has been influenced by many different cultures over time. Located right next to Malaysia, the Philippines has a history of mixing Asian and European culture, especially Spanish, and it has over 20 regional languages. As a chain of more than 7,000 islands, the Philippines is an incredibly diverse and amazing place to visit for anyone who is thinking about traveling this year.

Not only do the Philippines have several of the world’s biggest cities worth checking out, it is also home to a huge variety of nature-watching locations. Visit some of the best coral reefs in the world or climb to the top of a volcano—you will never run out of places to see in this country. The culture is worth eating up as well, with a huge variety of local cuisines from nearly everywhere in the world. The best part of all in the Philippines is the cost, because almost everything is reasonably priced and you won’t have to empty your bank account just to visit!

There are tons of amazing places in the world to travel to, so there is no reason to visit the same places over and over. Go explore this season and find somewhere new. Meet new people and eat new food and see new things, you will be glad you did.


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  1. Why no one posted comments one? Haiks!

    I will say my thoughts here. I love all those places esp those with rich history. That's why i could visit China 3 times in 12 months - Crazy!

    Malta looks nice and seems to be calling me! I will google this Malta to learn more.

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  2. hahaha..no business here la.. but I think this is interesting for you...

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  3. Is always fun to travel around, get to know more people and learn new things!!! =]

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