Athenians will not have the exclusive privilege of cursing the tourists who occupy the historic center and fill the University with double-decker tour buses. They come with crazy intentions to eat bougatsa, bouyourdi and see the White Tower and in Salouga (we are not LEX, let’s call it Thessaloniki).
International tourism reached 80% of pre-pandemic levels in the first quarter of 2023, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organization, with 235 million tourists traveling internationally in January, February and March. And experts are cautiously optimistic about the continued recovery in travel.
The 23 best destinations for 2023, according to CNN, are the following:
So whether you fancy this Warsaw palace, a city break like Krakow, Gdansk, Wrocław or Poznań or get away from it all in the forests, lakes and mountains of the countryside, now is your chance to do it.
It encompasses a third of the entire continent of Australia and from the vibrant and sprawling state capital of Perth to the deserts that include Great Victoria and Great Sandy to the Margaret River wine country, the dramatic peaks of the Kimberley Rocks and the cute and teeming animals. quokka. Rottnest Island.
Just half an hour by train from Liverpool city center, Crosby Beach is the permanent home of sculptor Antony Gormley’s ‘Another Place’, where 100 cast-iron figures stand facing the sea. In June, the city will celebrate 25 years of the contemporary Liverpool Biennale visual arts festival, as more than 30 international artists and collectives take up spaces in the city through September.
Visitors in late May and early June can enjoy the world famous Spoleto Festival, featuring opera, theatre, dance, musical performances, and artist talks.
The entire city center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Vilnius makes the list thanks to its Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque buildings, but it is best known for its Baroque architecture.
Sparkling blue waters, extensive coral reefs, and hundreds of peaceful islands.
Capital of the Brazilian state of Amazonas and gateway to the river.
Voted the world’s most liveable destination for six years in a row, Sweden’s second-largest city is finally emerging from Stockholm’s shadow.
Ras Al Khaimah
Just 45 minutes from Dubai, it is often called the “Emirate of Adventure” and for good reason. Offering beaches, deserts and mountains, there are many outdoor attractions such as sandboarding, hiking, wakeboarding, skydiving, diving.
For a unique experience that makes all the difference, head to the Bokeo Province and join one of the Gibbon Experience overnight trips. Visitors spend the night in the world’s tallest tree houses.
A doable day trip from Geneva, summer promises plenty of hiking opportunities, while winter allows for a run to the nearby Moléson-sur-Gruyères ski resort.
Caribbean coastal destinations like the Rosario archipelago or the UNESCO World Heritage-listed city of Cartagena are at the top of most travel wish lists for Colombia, but they’re also worth take a look at the somewhat obscure capital of the country, Bogotá.
Mustang Valley, Nepal
In addition to hiking, visitors to Mustang can explore ancient villages and Buddhist monasteries. Also not to be missed are the man-made Mustang Caves that sit above the Gandaki River and are filled with 2,000-year-old Buddhist sculptures and paintings.
The East African country boasts a seemingly endless list of incredible attractions, with Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa, the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Serengeti National Park, and the Zanzibar Archipelago among the many attractions. .
While the Giza Pyramids are the city’s tour-de-force, there’s even more to see. Start with Islamic Cairo. This area has one of the largest collections of historic Islamic architecture in the world. While you’re there, visit the Al-Azhar Mosque, which dates back to 970.
Yayoi Kusama holds the distinction of being the best-selling living artist on the planet. In particular, he has become a global icon for his giant polka-dotted pumpkin sculptures, one of which was reinstalled on the pier on Naoshima, one of Japan’s “islands of art,” in 2022 after being washed ashore. sea the previous year.
Lush rainforests, cave networks, winding rivers, and rich Mayan archaeological sites invite exploration.
Arguably, Mexico is as rich in culinary heritage as it is in Mesoamerican archaeological treasures.
Music lovers should consider two Ottawa Jazz Festivals. The winter edition took place in February and the summer edition will take place from June 23 to 30.
Uganda is a beautiful wildlife park, with opportunities for adventure such as trekking in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest or up to the craters of the Virunga range of volcanoes or rafting along the Victoria Nile.