Travel is definitely back on! Here we explore some of the top destinations for 2023.
As we look into the future, it’s time to plan for exciting and adventurous trips. Here we explore some of the top destinations for 2023. Whether you travel or book in 2023 its time to explore the exciting different travel options!
Keep reading to discover some of the top travel destinations.
New Zealand is a long-standing favourite destination for Australians, with its proximity, Maori culture, adventure activities and staggering scenery that includes glaciers, fjords, vineyards, gardens, national parks and beaches. Make sure to visit both islands and include the natural wonders found throughout Milford Sound, geothermal Rotorua, and for fans – the Lord of the Rings movie set locations. Towns like Nelson, Queenstown and Lake Tekapo are worth the visit as is the Franz Josef Glacier. There are also many hikes for the keen adventurer.
If you’re searching for something unique, Japan is the perfect destination to consider in 2023 and a country that frequently ranks highly among Australian travellers. The stunning country is well-known for its food, history, and culture. There are so many beautiful places to explore, from ancient temples to ultra-modern cities, like Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka. Additionally, the incredibly hospitable and friendly locals ensure that you will have a welcoming and unique experience.
Some experiences to try while visiting Japan include hiking the Kumano Kodo track and cycling the 70-kilometre Shimanami Kaido in Shikoku.
South Africa is a great destination for adventurous travellers seeking a little bit of excitement. With stunning landscapes and activities like safari tours and shark-diving, this destination offers you a chance to witness rare animal species and breathtaking views. While you’re in South Africa, make sure to visit the famous Cape of Good Hope, Kruger National Park, and consider a short flight to Victoria Falls.
For a more relaxing trip, the beautiful beaches of the Caribbean offer luxurious escapes for retirees and seniors alike. The warm weather, friendly locals, and breathtaking sceneries are just part of the charm. The Caribbean is well-known for its stunning coral reefs and places like the Bahamas, Jamaica, and the Dominican Republic offer a wide range of activities and beautiful sights to see.
This is going to be big, in every sense of the word. In 2023 – exact date so far unconfirmed – Cairo will unveil its newest attraction, the Grand Egyptian Museum. Set to become the largest archaeological museum in the world, built on a site the size of about 70 football fields just near the Great Pyramids of Giza. The museum will house more than 18,000 ancient artefacts, including the full tomb collection of Tutankhamun, and the Khufu ship, an intact, full-sized vessel built around 2500 BC.
Of course, there are many other reasons to visit Egypt, including visiting some of the main attractions, Great Pyramids of Giza, the Valley of the Kings, Abu Simbel, Karnak, and of course Islamic Cairo and its many sights.
Anyone who has visited Laos in the past would know well its laidback charms, from the deeply cultural beauty of Luang Prabang to the adventure capital of Vang Vieng to the youthful energy of Vientiane.
In the past it has taken much time to explore amazing Laos and its undulating country and winding roads. In 2021 Laos welcomed the opening of the Boten-Vientiane railway, a high-speed rail link between the nation’s capital and its northern border. The train calls through tourist favourites such as Vang Vieng, Luang Prabang and Muang Xay, and has totally changed the game for independent travellers hoping to see the country quickly and comfortably.
Make sure to consider the following on your Loas Journey, there’s a lot to see, the towering peaks of Vang Vieng, UNESCO-listed Luang Prabang with its French-colonial heritage, the Plain of Jars, a megalithic archaeological site, can be found in the Xiangkhoang Plateau, a once in a lifetime overnight Gibbon Experience in Bokeo Province and join one of the Gibbon Experience’s overnight treks.
With so much to offer travellers, such as Barcelona and the Balearic Islands, Spain remains surprisingly underrated.
With amazing food, amazing restaurants, and tapas and pintxos dining has to be one of life’s great pleasures.
Also full of culture, with regular festivals in places such as Seville, Granada, Valencia and Pamplona.
You have Roman ruins in Spain, world-class art galleries, and landscapes ranging from beaches to mountains to vast plains. So much to see and do and well worth adding it Spain to your travel destinations.
Historically a pilgrimage route, the fully restored Trans Bhutan Trail has reopened to visitors. The epic 403km scenic hiking path will offer visitors a unique perspective from its far western border to its far east, taking in Himalayan splendour and rich local culture throughout the journey. No doubt likely to become one of the world’s most iconic cross-country walks. It’s important to note that the route can be tackled in smaller portions.
As you can see, there are plenty of amazing travel options out there, especially for seniors and retirees looking to explore the world. Whether you prefer luxurious escapes, adventurous destinations, or culturally rich areas, the options are endless. Choose one of these top travel destinations for 2023 and get ready for an extraordinary experience. The most important part of traveling is to have fun and enjoy the time spent exploring new cultures and meeting new people.