With fewer and fewer restrictions, we’re all wanting to get back out there and explore the world around us. So, we’ve put together a list of the Top Destinations to explore in 2022.
Even though it’s winter Down Under, the northern part of Australia has weather temperate enough for outdoor activities.
Destinations like Cairns, Queensland’s tropical north; the seaside village of Port Douglas; and Hamilton Island will be mild enough to swim and experience the Great BarrierReef and Daintree Rainforest. Another must-see here is the Whitsundays islands.This is an archipelago of 74 tropical islands off the Queensland coast, next to the reef.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, where the famous great, red sandstone monolith formerly known Ayers Rock is located, is also a great tourist spot this time of year!
Singapore is one of the world’s smallest and most densely populated countries, made up of one main island and over 60 smaller ones located off the coast of the Malay Peninsula.However, don’t let its size fool you, it is full of activities!
The city is home to the island of Pulau Ubin, where there’s diverse habitats and a variety of wildlife to be explored. It’s also home to the Southern Ridges, a huge 6.2 mile stretch of green open spaces that span the hills of the country’s most popular parks and gardens.
For those that love self-care, wellness treatments and massages can be found at the Deverana Spa at the Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore Hotel.
Dining and drinking options are endless as well with 49 restaurants being cited on the 2021Singapore Michelin Star list and multiple hawker centers serving inexpensive, local comfort food.
Israel may be seen asa holy land for many of the world’s religions, but it offers so many incredible attractions.
These attractions include the beachfront resort of Eliat, on the Red Sea; the Dead Sea and the mountain fortress of Masada, stronghold of the Jews in their war against theRomans.
Other must-sees in this small country, which is approximately the same size as the state of NewYork are the holy city of Jerusalem; Tel Viv, a bustling, cosmopolitan,Mediterranean city and the Sea of Galilee, which is the site of the NewTestament bible story of Jesus walking on water.
Israel is famous in particular for its plentiful breakfasts featuring everything from vegetable salad, hummus, cheeses and fish to eggs, breads and pastries.
Due to few restrictions and an increasing number of direct flights to Greece from the US, it’s no wonder that the country and particularly its islands have become a hotspot this summer.
Santorini and Mykonos are often the most popular spots to travel to and Crete, the largest Greek island can be paired with either. Some of the most stunning Greek beaches are located in Zakynthos, while back on the mainland, the Peloponnese Peninsula is famous for its ancient ruins and modern-day wineries.
This country is always a popular choice and is offering a wide variety of attractions and adventures this summer outside the capital, Paris. Opening in June in Marseille will be Cosquer Mediterranée, a full-scale replica of the prehistoric Cosquer cave, decorated with paintings and engravings.
Astronomy lovers can visit observatories in the southern French Alps'International Dark Sky Reserve, France's third and newest reserve; wine lovers can imbibe at the Bordeaux WineFestival in June; and jazz aficionados can take in the Jazz à Juan festival in Antibes Juan-les-Pins in July, featuring John Legend, Trombone Shorty and Van Morrison.