Known For : Marina Bay Sands Sentosa Island Gardens by the Bay
Best described as a microcosm of modern Asia, Singapore is a melting pot of culture and history, and an extravaganza of culinary delights. Officially known as the Republic of Singapore, it is both a city and a country located in Southeast Asia. One of Asia's most visited destinations, Singapore is best described as an amalgam of a fast-paced life and an off-the-back-street inheritance.
Best Time: January to November
Kerala - home to the languid backwaters, long coastlines, sprawling tea gardens, and colourful dance forms, is also famously known as 'God’s Own Country'. Located on the Malabar coast of Southern India, it is a tiny sliver of paradise that is also one of the best tropical tourist destinations one can look for. Whether you want to bask in the sun and sand of the palm tree-lined Kovalam beach or want to take a hike to Munnar hill station, or even if you're going to walk down the bustling streets of Kochi, Kerala has everything on offer to take your pick from!
Known For : Petronas Towers Menara Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Samad Building
Kuala Lumpur is the most popular city of the multi cultural country, Malaysia. With skyscrapers on one side and shopping malls on the other, Kuala Lumpur has its own night life. It is an enclave within the state of Selangor.
Best Time: December to February, May to August
One of the top holiday destinations in the world, Male is the capital city of Maldives. Neatly arranged in a grid pattern, this well organised city is populated with sites exploring the rich Maldivian heritage and culture as well as urban necessities like malls and markets, restaurants with delicious food, and some amazing beaches as you journey across the coastline of the island city.
Best Time: November to April
Known For : Ulu Watu Mount Batur Scuba Diving
Bali, Indonesia’s most famous island, is located in the west of Java in the Lesser Sunda Islands. It is world-renowned for its scenic rice terraces, fragrant cuisine, stunning beaches and a galore of culture and tradition. With its elaborate temples, endless coastline, some of the world's best coral reefs, waterfalls and retreats, Bali combines leisure and adventure, spiritual awakening and hard-partying all into one island that people from all over the world come to lose themselves in.
Best Time: April, May, June and September
Surrounded by crystal blue waters all around, Greece has 2000 islands among which only 160 are inhabited. It has everything that a traveller could ask for, starting from history and culture, huge mountains, golden beaches and ancient ruins. Along with the history, the culture in music, food and festivals is strongly held up high here. One can delve into the ancient times with splendours like Acropolis and Parthenon.
Known For : Matira Beach Water Sports in Bora Bora Land activities
"Welcome to the fantasy of a dreamy island with utmost perfectional beauty"- This is how the pictures of Bora Bora entice you for a vacation. A part of French Polynesia, this magical island has some of the most beautiful sights to behold- a tropical island sorrounded by the amazing blue lagoon and coral reefs, accompanied by small islets (Motus) scattered around Bora Bora.
Best Time: May to October
Known For : Tarin Fish Farm - Paddy cultivation Kile Pakho Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary
The cradle to a unique tribal group and a balmy climate, Ziro is the peace seeker's paradise. Ziro is a quaint old town in Arunachal Pradesh, home to the Apa Tani tribe and famous for its pine hills and rice fields.
Best Time: Throughout the year
Known For : Sagrada Familia Girona Las Ramblas
Hans Christian Anderson described Barcelona as the "Paris of Spain" because of its resemblance with the French atmosphere. The city has a beautiful charm and a rich cultural significance. It is the capital city of autonomous community of Catalonia in Spain and the second largest city in Spain.
Best Time: May to August
Located in Eastern Europe, Croatia is a coastal country that is not only beautiful to look at but also offers a variety of things to do for tourists. There is history interspersed with architecture, great opportunities for swimming, Balkan wine, some of the best seafood and more. The most regularly visited cities here are Dubrovnik and Zagreb, its capital. It also encompasses several islands that are breathtakingly beautiful. In a nutshell, this country offers pretty much everything under the sun for a great vacation.
Morocco is a country in North Africa. It is blessed with abundant natural beauty and is one of the top destinations for tourism. Majestic mountains standing tall in the distance, cities that are ancient, sprawling deserts and more characterise this country. Famous attractions here include the medina in Marrakesh, the Fort Kasbah of the Udayas, the dozens of souks and the Jemaa el-Fnaa. It is a truly beautiful country, with lots to offer to every kind of tourists.
Vietnam, a country nestled in the southern part of Eastern Asia is known for its peaceful and serene environ. Once haunted by the bloodshed and strife of Vietnam War, the streets of the country in its current avatar buzz with youthful energy. Tall and looming skyscrapers, quaint floating markets, mopeds zooming through the roads, and paddy fields add even more to its overall charms. Oozing overwhelming natural beauty and rich heritage, the country takes you on a journey through its ancient architecture and its vibrant culture.
Settled on the border of Asia and Europe, Turkey is an archive of Islamic Middle East impact and the influence of Christian European West. Turkey at present represents a modern and westernised culture that exists along with its more exotic and esoteric side hidden from outside world. Explore the dual sides of the country with the natural panoramic landscape, historic places, fertile valleys, huge mountain ranges, rugged coastline and quaint villages. The capital city of Istanbul is the heartbeat of the country buzzing with cafes, bustling bazaars, aroma of spices, enchanting belly dancers, nightclubs and hammams.
California, which is the largest state in the US in terms of population is a beautiful destination to visit. The state makes for a splendid beachy vacation. If you are a Hollywood buff then some of the studios, like Dolby Theater, MTV, Comedy Central and more are centrally located here. The enchanting Disney Park supervised by Disneyland makes for a great attraction. It has a cool autumnal climate and September makes for a great time to avoid tourist rush in the state.
Hermanus is a picturesque destination where you can traverse through mountainous terrains, take an experience of a Wine- Safari and indulge in a spectacle of beautiful whales in the Hermanus Whale Festival during this season. You can go boating and get closer and take a glimpse of the aquatic beings like dolphins, whales and sea lions who often frequent the bay.
Aruba makes for a plus island holiday with your family bearing pleasant and cool climate all round the year. It is one of the best destinations of the Carribean islands with crystal clear waters and great adventure sports. The gorgeous beaches, the splendid food choices and some striking art galleries make you want to come back for more. Aruba will not let you depart until you dance to its rhythmic tunes and merge with its culture in full spirit.
Known For : CN Tower Toronto Islands St. Lawrence Market
Toronto, the capital of Ontario, is the most populous city of Canada and the fifth largest city in North America, is the financial capital of the county and one of the most mutli culturally diverse cities of the word. Located on shore of the beautiful Lake Ontario, the city is know for its skyscrapers, museums, theatre, music and festivals.
Best Time: May to October
Sicily, an island which is the heart of the Mediterranean, sitting on the tip is Italy, is a perfectly seductive and romantic destination. The spirit of art, culture, and history draws in a lot of tourists across the year. The weather is always perfect and so is the vibe of the island. Sicily's Mount Etna, Europe's tallest active volcano is a sight to behold. The destination is a culinary haven for it has irresistible street food as well as fine dine eatery choices. Of course wine is the cherry on the cake. The thought of it makes one want to travel right away.
Gatineau is known for its historical heritage sites and is home to Quebec's best museums, parks and estates. With clear, cool and average temperatures this season, you can visit the iconic Canadian Museum of History view the artifacts,take a tour of the Gatineau park which is a hilly woodland and a picturesque Lakeland district. You can also ski and embrace your adventurous side in Gatineau hills. It is a great destination to take a vacation with your family or friends. Gatineau makes for a very homely city to travel in.
The quaint little capital province of Prince Edward Island is home to stunning attractions. The historical significance of this place makes it charming and the galleries and lighthouses draw in many tourists around the year. The St. Duncan Basilica is a breathtaking structure and a must visit. There is a lot to explore while you take to the infamous Victoria row street wherein you might find a group of people jamming in one corner, or you can explore the indegenous art galleries and indulge in delicious ice cream treats. You can also enjoy the tranquil sea breeze along the Peake's Wharf Waterfront during this season and experience it at its best.
Known For : Tokyo Sky Tree Shibuya Meiji Shrine
Tokyo, the capital of Japan, is in every sense- a mix. This city is known for its technological prowess, its quirky pop culture, and its simultaneous attachment to tradition. With every area having something different to offer, it is truly the best place for any tourist seeking variety and adventure.
Best Time: October to November, March to May
Known For : Schloss Nymphenburg Deutsche Museum Olympia Park
Munich today is the technology capital, that values quality of life over and above all other aspects. Nevertheless the Bavarian city retains a medieval charm. It's a city that guilelessly blends modernity and tradition. The chic and the fashionable co exist with Lederhosen (Leather pants), rustic beer halls and wursts.
Best Time: March to May
Mexico is a land of great cultural, ethnic and geographical diversity. Be it hiking in the rugged desert landscaped in the North or basking in the lush green tropical settings, the country has it all. From the historic ruins of the Mayans and Aztec in Chichn Itz and Teotihuacn to the beautifully preserved colonial cities of Puebla and Campeche, the country never ceases to amaze its visitors which flock from all over the world.
Known for its white beaches, steepy valleys and majestic mountains, Hawaii is a secluded paradise which has something in store for everyone. It's a great getaway destination for those want to indulge in some chill time away from the mundane routines at the beaches and it is also for those bearing an adventure spirit as there are great hiking spots. Hawaii also has a great sundowner life to explore.
Known For : The Strip Bellagio Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Las Vegas - a place that in today's date needs absolutely no introduction. Just hearing the name will make you picture the neon sign boards, the iconic hotels and the legendary casinos. For the ultimate, no-limits entertainment trip, there is hardly any place in the world that comes close to Vegas.
Best Time: September to November (Autumn)
Known For : Belvedere Palace Spanish Riding School (Spanische Hofreitschule) Stephansdom (St Stephen's Cathedral)
One of the most gorgeous capitals of Europe, Vienna is a city packed with architectural wonders, buzzing with melodious music, and streets are lined with most astounding restaurants and cafes. While innovative museums preserve the rich past of the city, there is a remarkable blend of old and new, giving Vienna a distinctive charm. With sheer quality of life and abundant artistic skills of the city makes it a perfect all-rounder destination.
Best Time: May to October
Puerto Limon, the best destination to visit in the Limon Province boasts of beautiful and picturesque landmarks. The destination has some of the best beaches in the province and lush greenery at national parks. Some of the famous National parks to visit are Tortuguero National Park and Cahuita National Park. It is also known for its splendid architecture. The best attraction of Limon is the sundowner experiences. It holds some of the craziest parties and parades with an eclectic vibe. The weather in September is pleasant and perfect for the beach scenes and out-door parties.
China or officially known as the People’s Republic of China is a country nestled in Eastern Asia housing world’s largest and about one-fifth of the population. The country is one of the world’s four great ancient civilisations dazzling world with its deep-rooted culture, classic cuisine, kung fu, fine silk, pagodas, paintings, porcelains, Ming vases and tea. China never failed to amuse the people around the world with their key attractions including the Great Wall of China, Terracotta Warriors and the Forbidden City. The land of philosopher Confucius, Mao Zedung and pandas, China is a place buzzing with astounding energy that adds to its charm.
Peru is a counry in South America. More than anything else, it's known for its lush Amazon rainforests as well as the ancient city of Machu Pichu. The country offers a lot of trekking opportunities for adrenaline junkies or those who wish to revel in the beauty of nature. Peru is also known for its variety of festivals that are celebrated with a lot of pomp and joy and which can last for days. The population is culturally diverse, just like the landscapes.
An enticing destination with sun kissed beaches to unwind. The great Sahara desert is an unmissable and breathtaking attraction which is a must visit. You can encounter the captivating history of the state by paying a visit to the ruins at Carthage and the Roman amphitheatre at El Djem and witness it standing tall, in all its Glory. The spectacular food which you must lay your hands here on is the Tunisian dish of Brik, a deep-fried tuna and egg turnover which is considered a local speciality. The enigma of the streets will lead you to the vibrant souls from where you can pick some souvenirs to take back home. The climate is warm and pleasant at this time of the year.
Colorado's landscape is known for its breathtaking scenic views of the red rock formations, prairie grasslands, serene lakes and forests, and plenty of wildflowers. It also boasts of its sporty adventure tour spots for Skiing, trekking, hiking, camping, four-wheeling, hunting, fishing and horse riding. You can visit Denver for its magnetic charm and vibrant art and Bolder for its hippie reputation and beautiful sceneries across the town. Colorado also holds some of the world's best festivals, be it food,music or art, it aces with all. It has a climate which makes Colorado a suitable destination to visit all around the year.
Egypt is a country that brings to mind the exotic. Beautiful pyramids, mysterious mummies and lots of gold. That is what everybody perceives Egypt as. But it is so much more. There is Cairo, its most famous city, the river Nile, desert adventures, its temples and mosques and the general aura of history rooted in the culture that pervades the entire country.
What are you waiting for? Get you travel planning skills on board because a vacation to these places in September is not that far away!