2018 is your year! It is your year to travel. It’s true: The more you travel, the more you grasp the reality and facts that there’s so much of the world still to discover. As quoted by Michael Palin; “Once the travel bug bites there is no known antidote, and I know that I shall be happily infected until the end of my life”. This so true, right? 2018 is a new year with new travel ideas, itineraries and inspirations. The world offers the most weird and wonderful places just waiting to be explored by you. We’ve ruffled together a list of some supreme ideas for you for 2018.
Here’s our 2018 travel to-do list:
Put your hands up if you’re heading to Bansko ski resort this winter? Along with having an epic time skiing or snowboarding, you’ll also get the opportunity to feast on Bulgarian food! Win-win situation! Bulgarian cuisine is a demonstrative of the food of Eastern Europe. It shared physiognomies with other Balkans cuisines and due to the geographical factors, such as climatic conditions, Bulgarian cooking traditions are diverse. Prepare to eat until your heart’s content, because Bulgarian food is tasty, fresh and filling!
Here are 8 Foods You Must Try In Bulgaria:
Do you feel like you’ve seen a lot of Europe and want a bit of a change? Well then, who is keen to see a bit of Asia? From Delhi to Chiang Mai Travel Talk have got you covered. If you weren’t already aware, Travel Talk goes to the exciting countries of India, Nepal, Cambodia and Thailand ranging from 5 to 16-day tours. We’re in, are you?
Here’s the low down, and Travel Talk’s 4 tour options for Asia:
Morocco should be on the top of any traveller’s bucket list – not only does this African beauty boast grand history and culture, it has some of the best and most diverse landscapes and scenery, as well as ancient medinas and an array of epic activities. Does camel trekking in the Sahara, a 4×4 jeep safari or sleeping out in a nomad tent in the desert sound like a bit of you? We thought so.
Here are 5 reasons why you should dump your partner and fall in love with Morocco:
The images we think of when we hear the word Egypt are always the dreamy and exhilarating fantasies of Cleopatra, pharaohs, pyramids, tombs, mummies and treasure. The Ancient Wonders of the World are still creations to be admired at. There are the Great Pyramids of Giza, which are observed among the hugest formations ever to be constructed and there’s also the Valley of the Kings, which has underground tombs holding the treasure of the pharaohs. Along with these scenes and its remarkable history and culture, this country offers much more. From the invigorating Nile, to hot air ballooning over Luxor, to the energetic adventure playground of the Red Sea coral reef and the superb rock formations of Mt. Sinai; you will be enchanted with every step and in every direction.
Here are 14 Epic Photos of Egypt:
Warning: Do not travel to Turkey on a diet! If you’re trying to cut carbs or get a beach bod in Turkey, you might want to forget it. Maybe you have the willpower to say no but for most; mouth-watering Turkish cuisine is hard to pass up on. Turkish cuisine is chiefly the continuance of Ottoman cuisine, which in turn used numerous elements and influences from other parts of the world such as Central Asia, Balkan and Caucasian cuisines. Not only are there mountains of Turkish delight and juicy kebabs but there’s so many other delicacies you must try!
Here are the top 11 foods to eat in Turkey:
Bosnia and Herzegovina, located on the Balkan Peninsular, was previously part of Yugoslavia however, gained independence in 1992. This fascinating country has a deep history of being ruled and overcome by other countries and cultures. The country is most captivating for its East-meets-West surroundings, which has been blended with Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian pasts. With an abundance of medieval ruins, unique towns and cities, stunning mountains, waterfalls and rivers, Bosnia and Herzegovina has plenty of major drawcards for all travellers. It’s only in recent times that wanderers have truly realised how amazing this country is.
Here are 20 facts about Bosnia and Herzegovina:
With bustling cities, ancient medinas, High Atlas Mountains, a far-stretching coastline and the Sahara, Morocco is a country of enormous diversity. And what’s even better? You can explore this magnificent country. But be prepared for Morocco to steal your heart! This country is a travellers’ mecca just waiting for you to discover it.
The Balkans is a fascinating and perhaps mysterious region that is yet to be properly discovered by many wanderers. It’s a region in Europe that is off the beaten track to the classic destinations of Rome, Paris, London, Amsterdam and Berlin. The Balkans is a cultural area with numerous and unclear borders however, the region takes its name from the Balkan Mountains that sweep from the Serbian-Bulgarian border to the Black Sea. Generally, the area is usually characterised as including Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia and Romania and though, many travellers have merely explored Croatia, finally, the rest of the Balkans are shining through. And, so they should be.
The region offers all the stunning, captivating, and exciting travel experiences you can imagine. Here are 7 reasons why the Balkans should be on your radar:
Petra, one of the New 7 Wonders of the World is a representation of Jordan and therefore, Jordan’s most visited tourist attraction. Known as the Rose City due to the colour of the stone or the Lost City as the site remained unknown to the Western world until 1812, Petra is a place you need to see, to believe, that it is in fact real-life. UNESCO even described the historical and archaeological city as “one of the most precious cultural properties of man’s cultural heritage”. What to know more? Here are 13 exciting facts about Petra.