The world we live in is a small place constrained by the boundaries we set to ourselves. Daily routine represented by work, study, and hobby holds us within a certain area, which is usually limited to a city. However, the reality is far more interesting than the one we experience from day to day. There are numerous remarkable spots to visit, sights to explore, and simply places where you can put your mind at rest. Take a look at the best 2019 destinations to have fun, relax, or discover.
Being the only spot in China where gambling is officially allowed, Macau is a city that never sleeps. With its numerous glittering casinos, one-of-a-kind clubs and pubs, exquisite restaurants with varied cuisine, and impressive live performances, Macau is a must-have destination for those looking for a proper nightlife recreation.
It is said that Macau has long since surpassed Las Vegas in terms of being the world’s gambling capital. Indeed, a mere look at the might of casinos available here astonishes to such an extent that words can’t do it justice. All that is left to us is to enjoy the hospitability of Macau and visit its gorgeous casinos, where you can find out all the ins and outs of poker, discover how to play craps for beginners, and spin some slot machines.
South Island, New Zeland
The South Island in New Zeland is a destination to run away from urban fuss and find peace in one of the most breathtaking mountain natures in the world. In the bucket list of the places to visit, you should include Aoraki / Mount Cook (the vertex of New Zeland) which has a stunning view on starlit skies from the snow-covered peak. In addition to that, the touch of civilization in the South Island offers you to pass through the Hooker Valley track — a rugged land of ice and rock, firsthand experience Milford Sound — the fiord that was recognized as the world’s most alluring destination in a 2008 survey conducted by TripAdvisor, inspect a huge bird population in the Stewart Island, or simply explore the beauties of the Mount Aspiring National Park.
The uniquness of the South Island lies in the fact that it provides an opportunity to reconcile tranquil pastime with active recreation. Those who are not satisfied only with natural landscapes and seek an adrenaline rush can resort to bungee jumping, rafting, skydiving, quad biking, and river surfing.
For many people, Thailand is associated with untapped sea spots with their beautiful marine fauna floundering alongside those who consider themselves pioneers of those places. But in fact, it’s only a shred of the enormous variety of recreations Thailand can offer you.
Avid admirers of historic buildings can go to the city of Nakhon Pathom which boasts the tallest Buddhist stupa-structure Phra Pathommachedil built for meditation; travel to the North to discover the magnificence of Khmer Temples which were constructed completely of stone in the period of Angkor; or take a look at the ruins of the small town Si Satchanalai located in the Satchanalai Historical Park.
Khao Yai National Park is a great spot to admire splendid views on waterfalls, wander along hiking trails of various lengths and difficulty levels, and simply stare at the fascinating lush landscapes.
Wildness in Thailand is not only represented by dense jungle areas and high mountains, but also by fierce parties with tons of booze held at nights. Among such places, there are Koh Phangan, capital Bangkok, Chiang Mai, and Phuket.
If you do not intend to go too far from civilization, then Wyoming is an excellent 2019 vacation option for you. Located in the Western part of the United States, Wyoming features an abundance of destinations worth visiting, including prominent Yellowstone National Park.
Jackson Hole is like a breath of fresh air for dwellers of US cities, with its mountain climate, wildlife tours, and crystal-clear lakes. Among the services provided in the town in summer, there are horse riding, cycling, hiking, climbing, bouldering, fishing, kayaking, white water rafting, and floating. The winter season here is no less intriguing, with downhill and cross-country skiing and snowmobiling.
If you still doubt that dinosaurs once existed, then you’re welcome to the largest Hot Springs County town Thermopolis. Here you can personally behold dinosaur exhibits and visit active dig sites. Moreover, with the Dig for a Day Program, you can even take part in digging yourself. Apart from that, the town is known for thermal pools, beautiful views of cascade terraces, and a swinging bridge.
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