Here are the top destinations for 2019.
As the setting for many scenes from the “Game of Thrones”, Croatia has been thrust into the spotlight. Croatia is ideal for a sailing vacation followed by and a visit inland to Zagreb, the cultural capital and home to over a dozen fascinating museums. Not to be missed: Take a walk along the old city of Dubrovnik’s city walls and look out at the sapphire blue water of the Adriatic.
The land of fire and ice provides the perfect playground for the active traveler. Iceland has plenty of guided hikes and treats visitors to some of the most unique vistas in the world. Not to be missed: Iceland is one of the best places in the world to view the Northern Lights
Diverse Japan is a study in contrasts. Tokyo is one of the busiest, most cosmopolitan cities in the world. Here you can find not only exceptional shopping and dining but also Sensoji, a Buddhist temple built in the 7th century. Not to be missed: Take a bullet train to Kyoto and visit the 17th-century Katsura Imperial Villa and Gardens.
With its mild climate, 3000 hours of sunshine per year and 850 kms of splendid beaches bathed by the Atlantic Ocean, Portugal is the perfect destination all year. Discover the cliffs and beaches of the Algarve and the vineyards of the Duro Valley. Not to be missed: A traditional feast of salted cod.
Step into the ancient world of the Pharaohs. Marvel at the engineering feat that is Great Pyramid of Giza, the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient Worl. Take a trip down the Nile in a felucca, a traditional wooden sailing boat. Not to be missed: A private guided tour of Cairo, including Khan Ali-Kalili, the city’s biggest open-air market.