Below are the top 3 places to visit in the world for 2019. Each destination was evaluated based on scenic beauty, costs, safety, food and cuisine, as well as many other factors that go into choosing the perfect vacation getaway. Hopefully these vacation excursions will inspire you to take your next holiday trip!
Grab your travel backpack, it’s time to head to Vietnam. Situated off the southern coast of Vietnam in the Kiên Giang province, the tiny island of Phu Quoc is the tropical paradise you’ve been seeking and easily qualifies as one of the most beautiful places in the world to visit. With it’s white sand beaches and palm tree shorelines, it’s easy to see why it leads the top travel destinations 2019 list.
Unlike most small islands with limited activities (unless that’s your thing), Phu Quoc has quite a bit to do if you’re up for it. The mountainous inner part of the island is home to the Phú Quốc National Park which features dense tropical jungle habitat and abundant hiking and sightseeing opportunities.
Phu Quoc has been put on the map due to it’s digital nomad scene where the relaxation of the inexpensive quiet island allows people to get their work done while living in a tropical paradise. Duong Dong is the largest city on the island and offers several shopping and night markets to get a bite to eat or grab an adult beverage.
Best Time To Visit: April – June, Late October.
Bali has always been a top travel destination due to its beauty, but even so, there are still hidden gems away from the main tourists spots that offer seclusion with a peace and quiet atmosphere. One such place is the island of Nusa Lembongan, which is located off the southeast coast of Bali in the Nusa Penida district.
Accessible by boat only, the island has a feel to it like few in South East Asia. Here, you won’t have to worry about crossing busy roads since there isn’t any traffic, and you won’t be harassed while at the beach by people constantly trying to sell you things. Chill with your sunglasses and swimsuit on the beach and relax in peace. What more could you ask for in 2019?
Nusa Lembongan is the perfect small island to relax and enjoy the beach or the many mangrove areas that surround the eastern end of the island, but it’s also a great dive destination. One tourist attraction is the underwater Big Buddha which has been placed by locals as a business attraction. It also makes for a good snorkeling and underwater photography and one of the best vacation spots for couples.
Best Time To Visit: May to September
Year after year, Thailand is one of the top travel destinations in the world. With it’s beautiful scenery, tasty cuisine, affordable costs, and the 30-day tourist visa just for arriving at the airport, it doesn’t get any easier to pack your bags and hop on a plane.
Koh Chang is a medium sized island located off the southeast coast of Thailand in the Gulf of Thailand. The majority of the island is Mu Ko Chang National Park, so it maintains that small island feel without much development. The park offers many hiking trails and waterfalls, as well as dense jungle habitat to explore.
Koh Chang is surrounded by palm lined beaches and remote bungalows with great views. There’s a small backpacker scene a Hat Tha Nam if you’re into the nightlife.
Best Time to Visit: November – February