Christmas is almost at our door and we can already see our neighbours getting ready for Christmas. The fancy new wallpapers are up and the fences are painted in bright white to hide those mud spots from last year. Your rooms are painted and order for your Christmas tree has already been made. All these changes and 2019 is almost on our way and don’t you think, it’s time for you to make your travel plans for the new year as well? We think you should plan your vacations. But, Where should I go? Isn’t this the question on everybody’s mind these days? Should I pick an island far away with the tropical winds or should I visit a land with a story and history or Should I find a destination with luxury and tranquillity?
1. SRI LANKA
Sri Lanka has always been a top travel destination but we must tell you that this island, shaped like a teardrop has many undiscovered, glorious and magnificent places that you should not miss out on. And of course there are places that are a must visit when you’re a tourist but We are here to let you in on few secrets that we uncovered while we were exploring this island. Let's move on to a little bit of history and fun facts before we let you in on some of our travel secrets.
Previously known as the Ceylon, Sri Lanka is well known for its spices and gems. You will find Gems from Sri Lankan all over the world even with Queen Elizabeth. During the time when sailors were voyaging months, Sri Lanka was one of the most popular pit stops and one of the main trading points. You can find bits and pieces of this fascinating history when you visit Sri Lanka. Don’t forget to visit all of the museums whether it’s big or small because each museum holds a different part of the history inside.
You might already know that the island is home to few of the best beaches in the whole world, but what you didn’t know is that the island also has mountains and cliffs where you can witness and capture some of the most breathtaking views. Hikers are well known to discover new mountains ranges to camp. Imagine camping under a million stars from where you can even see the Milky Way! It is POSSIBLE! And it is absolutely rewarding and fascinating and definitely a moment to capture with your camera.
Apart from the tropical winds and the beaches and mountains, Sri Lanka is the home to a holistic healing system that is more than 3000 years old. A vacation would not be complete without any self-healing and pampering! Ayurveda is a holistic healing system that you must explore during your time in Sri Lanka. We are not going to go into much detail because we want to keep it simple for you. But for those who experience Ayurveda always return to their homes rejuvenated and refreshed! If you want to know more about Ayurveda, click here because we have a separate blog just for you.
Why we are saying Sri Lanka is our Top Travel Destination for 2019 is because this little island is blooming with colours, the fusion of cultures, history, breathtaking views, delicious and mouth-watering cuisine, unbeaten paths and most importantly it’s an all year travel island. You can go anywhere, anytime in this little island. An island that is beautiful all year round. So why wait? Book your journey to this island now. Pack your travel gear!
When in Bhutan, visit the most mystical monasteries in the land and take a picture with a local because it’s all about happiness in the land of Dragon. We visited Bhutan two years back and We cannot stress over the fact how beautiful and peaceful and happy the aura and energy around us were! It’s no surprise that the Bhutanese government considers the Gross National Happiness to be more important than the Gross Domestic Product of Bhutan.
Why we decided to include Bhutan in our list is simply because of two reasons. Firstly, it’s the land of happiness and secondly, Bhutan is a mystical place where you won’t get tired of exploring. And what more reasons should there be? Feel the happiness and serenity that you wanted to feel while travelling to Bhutan in 2019. We have to let you know that once you visit this mystical land you wouldn’t want to leave.
3. THE MALDIVES
Yes! The Maldives is still on the top of the list but you might ask us, “Is there anything to do as a traveller that we haven’t done before?” And our answer is YES! There are many hidden activities and places to explore in the Maldives than what you thought. We have discovered the most wonderful underwater spas and mud baths that you can experience and just relax. And let’s not forget the manta rays shall we? Feel like a character straight out of the timeless classic Nemo? The Maldives is the collection of islands you must visit to explore the sea! And it’s as clear as the sky and as bright as the sun!
A little secret that you didn’t know, Maldives is not just about the blue oceans, it has a lot more greenery and gardens that you can just explore all day long! You can send us a message from our website and ask us about those places because we promise you that we take you the most ecstatic locations on the island for you to relax and explore. And that’s not it, adventure is just a big part of it!