There’s still plenty of time left this summer to travel to another country for your summer holiday! If you’re still looking for your next great adventure, check out these four places you need to visit in 2018!
1. The Peloponnese, Greece
Greece has always been well-known for its beauty and its history. From the Greek gods to beloved movies, Greece has always been a land of culture. Beaches, water sports, and sailing are the main course of the Peloponnese, but you’ll also find plenty of other things to do! Check out the Monemvasia Fortress, churches and cathedrals, ancient Greek ruins like Mystras, caves and caverns like Kapsia Cave and that’s only to name a few. They have nightlife, plenty of local shops that you won’t want to miss, and delicious restaurants to sate your palate! The Peloponnese is not a place you want to miss!
2. Tel Aviv, Israel
Israel is one of the most ancient countries in the world that originated with the Jewish people, or Israelites, from the time of the Old Testament Bible. But today, it is a great place for tourists to come and enjoy the beaches and the history of this amazing city! You’ll definitely want to take a city tour, but what kind is up to you as there are dozens of companies with a variety of places to visit. There are museums galore from art museums to specialty museums like the Palmach Museum which showcases the early history of Israel with interactive and moving displays. Or you can visit the Tayelet boardwalk which makes for a perfect walk or bike ride along the beach and where you can find plenty of cafes and restaurants. There’s something for everyone in Tel Aviv from historical ruins like Jaffa Old City to shopping at markets like the Sarona Market. Not to mention all the delicious food! So, if you want to visit a cultural center that is one of the oldest countries in the world, Tel Aviv, Israel is the place for you!
3. Buenos Aires, Argentina
When you think of Buenos Aires, Argentina you probably think of the movie starring Madonna and Antonio Banderas – Evita – or maybe you think of the sexy and sultry Argentine Tango! Whatever comes to mind, you probably don’t realize what an amazing vacation destination Buenos Aires really is! There are cultural tours to show you how the people of Argentina live as well as the dances that have made them famous, stunning architecture like the Recoleta, gorgeous churches and cathedrals like the Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento, jaw-dropping theaters like Teatro Colon, and plenty of nightlife! Not to mention tons of shopping in places like the El Ateneo Grand Splendid, Unicenter or Galeria Guemes and the incredibly delicious Spanish cuisine! So, whether you like to dance, party, shop, explore or learn new things you are bound to love Buenos Aires!
You will find Montenegro in the Balkans on the Adriatic Sea right next to Albania and Serbia. This gorgeous beach-town is full of history and you can see from the above photo that the water is a gorgeous turquoise and perfect for swimming, sailing, snorkeling, or any other water sport you can think of! In fact, water sports are some of the best-known attractions of this incredible country where you can kayak through caves, go white-water rafting, or paddle-board along the amazing coastline. But even if water sports aren’t for you there are ancient ruins like the Old Town, historical landmarks like the Ancient Walls, Kotor Old City, or the Blue Grotto. You’ll find beautiful architecture like the Sea Gate or the Piazza of the Arms, and plenty of shopping, nightlife, and delicious cuisine! There is truly something for everyone in Montenegro!
We here at Tara Outdoors hope that we’ve provided you with some inspiration for your next great adventure! Let us know if you visit one of these great countries and maybe even send us some pictures! You can leave a comment in the comment section below or send us an email!