Everyone has own criteria of what is the best trip for them, and they decide where to go. Some people like to travel with a cheerful company, while others prefer a comfortable hotel room in luxury resort. But there are common factors that can ruin any trip. That is why you should avoid these travel destinations in 2017, and replace them with a decent alternative.
This city prepares for Expo 2020 World Exhibition, and there is going to be built new grand buildings in anticipation of this event. For example, a new structure is known as The Tower, which is scheduled to open by the beginning of the exhibition and become the highest building in the world. Lots of popular attractions will be closed for restorations. So better postpone your trip to Dubai until 2020–2021.
Replace with: Hong Kong
This city has the highest hotel in the world, named The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong. The hotel features both a bar and a pool located on the 118th floor, which is the highest swimming pool in the world. Shoppers will be interested in luxury boutiques, authentic markets, and Michelin restaurants.
Corals and diving
Avoid: Great Barrier Reef
Under the influence of high temperatures, coral reefs face extinction. Scientists think the situation will improve with time, but it’s much better to abandon the idea of visiting Great Barrier Reef this year.
Replace with: Atauro Island
Atauro Island, which is 24km north of Dili, Timor-Leste, sits in waters that have more species of reef fish per site than any other place on the planet. This stunning island can impress anyone by its pristine tropical nature.
Lights of New York
Avoid: Times Square
There is such a thing as a “real New York, ” and it is to a lesser extent related to Times Square in Manhattan. There are many neon signs, tourists, and selfie-sticks in contrast to the real New York Stuff.
Replace with: Brooklyn
Initially, Brooklyn had more free space for constructions than Manhattan, so there is much more spacious that can make breathing easier. You can see here street musicians, cozy cafes, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brighton Beach, and of course the majestic Brooklyn Bridge.
Avoid: New Delhi
The capital of India, with its beautiful chaos, which attracts many tourists all over the world, plunged into darkness because of the strong and harmful smoke haze.
Replace with: Bangalore
Bangalore is considered one of the most favorable places to live and rest in India. It’s known as the “Garden City of India” because of its gentle climate, broad streets, greenery and the presence of many public parks.
Big Ben is one of the most authentic attractions in London. This clock has become a cultural symbol of the United Kingdom. Big Ben has been scheduled for a major renovation which is expected to last three years and is due to begin in early 2017. The aim of the restoration is to repair and conserve the tower, upgrade facilities as necessary, and to ensure its integrity for future generations. So it’s better to come here after renovation.
Replace with: Prague
Prague is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. This stunning city is home to many famous cultural attractions, many of which survived the violence and destruction of 20th-century Europe. The most popular among these sights is The Prague astronomical clock. The clock was first installed in 1410, making it the third-oldest astronomical clock in the world and the oldest one still operating.
The Leaning Tower of Pisa or simply the Tower of Pisa is freestanding bell tower, of the cathedral of the Italian city of Pisa, known worldwide for its unintended tilt. What do we know about Pisa, except these Falling tower? Some old churches and atmospheric restaurants of the city are not much different from other provincial settlements. Therefore, the mainstream tourists are concentrated near the Tower of Pisa.
Replace with: Abu Dhabi
Capital Gate (also known as the Leaning Tower of Abu Dhabi) is a skyscraper in Abu Dhabi adjacent to the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre designed with a striking lean. At 160 m and 35 stories, it is one of the tallest buildings in the city and inclines 18° to the west. In June 2010, Guinness World Records certified Capital Gate as the “World’s furthest leaning man-made tower.” Other important architectural landmarks are the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Island and Qasr al-Hosn.
Ibiza is a famous island in the Mediterranean Sea off the east coast of Spain. The island has become well known for its association with nightlife, electronic music that originated on the island, and for the summer club scene, all of which attracts scores of tourists drawn to that type of holiday. That is why people who want to stay away from nightlife and electronic dance music should consider a different direction.
Replace with: Agua Amarga
Agua Amarga (Bitter Water) is located in Spain, and it is one of the prettiest villages in the park, with a relatively small population center and the hills surrounding the town are dotted with white houses of architecture. The beach is perfectly aligned with the town, to create a fantastic combination, concerning accessibility and beautiful views. What else you need for a memorable holiday?
Iceland is at the juncture of the North Atlantic and Arctic oceans. The climate of Iceland’s coast is subpolar oceanic. Iceland has many geysers, volcanoes, iconic waterfalls and other wonders of nature. But Iceland attractions lose their charm on the background of a vast number of tourists.
Replace with: New Zealand
New Zealand is a beautiful island nation in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. Because of its remoteness, it was one of the last lands to be settled by humans. During its long period of isolation, New Zealand developed a distinctive biodiversity of animal, fungal and plant life. The country’s varied topography and its sharp mountain peaks, such as the Southern Alps, owe much to the tectonic uplift of land and volcanic eruptions. It is a fantastic place where you can find geysers, waterfalls, lakes, hills, and glaciers.