Unique Travel Destinations for 2018

Person kayaking in beautiful blue lake.

Are you still trying to decide where to jet off abroad to this year? Don’t get me wrong, we all love a break at an all-inclusive beach resort and this is a great way to relax. But have you thought about broadening your travel horizons more and visiting somewhere that offers a little more adventure?  Let me take you through some unique travel destinations that you’re sure to love.

Go On a Cycling Holiday

If you love cycling, and being active, then why not visit somewhere where you can combine a fantastic holiday with cycling too? The perfect destination to visit for this type of holiday is Vietnam, where bikes are an integral part to everyday life. You can visit their national parks, cycle through villages, go to temples and caves all by bike!

Vietnam really has so much to offer and you can also so lots of other exciting activities such as visiting Halong Bay, enjoying the local cuisine and watching water puppet shows.

Old bicycle leaning against ruined wall in Hanoi.

Combine Culture, Sport and Nature

If you are looking for a good mix of everything, there is no better destination for you to visit in 2018 than Argentina. This colourful country is a must-see for any keen traveller and you will want to see the gorgeous city of Buenos Aires, the Plaza Mayo which is steeped in history.

Football fans won’t want to miss out on a tour of the Bombanero Stadium. Argentina is definitely a hotspot if you are looking for a holiday filled with nature as you can take in the mesmerising view of the Iguazu Falls after a thrilling jungle trail hike, cruise the wetlands of Ibera, or go kayaking around the sheltered shoreline of Patagonia. This kayaking experience is said to be one of the best in the world and you can find out more about the best type of kayak to take at Best Kayaks Reviews.

Go Mountain Trekking

You may not have previously known this, but Morocco is actually a fabulous destination for those who love to go mountain trekking! While Morocco is a stunning place to visit if you want to lounge by the pool or haggle in the souk markets, it also has more to offer for those who love the outdoors.

In Morocco, you can visit the High Atlas mountains with their beautiful snow topped peaks. You’ll be hiking through gorgeous valleys, visiting orange groves and you will also get to stop by the traditional Berber villages to take in the culture too. Along the Atlantic coast, you will find lots of lovely fishing communities are there are plenty of water sports available to try.

High Atlas Mountains on a blue sunny day, Morocco.

Combine Hiking with History

For many travellers, a big one to tick off the bucket list is Peru and specifically visiting Machu Picchu. You can enjoy this experience by undergoing the 4 day long Inka hiking trail where you will be camping on the mountainsides. Not only will you get to visit Machu Picchu and Cuzco, but you can also stop by and see the Peruvian Amazon and all of the rainforest wildlife that it has to offer.

Wherever your adventurous spirit takes you this year, please share your pics on social media!

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