With only a handful of months left in the calendar year, we’re looking at the next emerging destinations for 2020. Here are some that are sure to offer true WOW experiences.
We’ve been writing about this African country for a while now. Hotels will continue to pop up and why not with its gorgeous scenery and sand dunes. There’s a different type of wildlife to explore with five-star accommodations. Explore the skeleton coast and look for big cats in Etosha National Park.
Welcome to ancient civilization as you walk the trails and experience the Dead Sea. Explore the haunting beauty of Petra and glamp in Wadi Rum. Visit the Roman ruins of Jerash.
One of the most magical places on earth, trek through the Highlands, visit the fairy pools, take falconry, archery, and clay pigeon shooting lessons. Did we mention all the incredible golf to be had? Meet nobility in the castles and hear legendary stories from the clansmen who claim fame to their rich and interesting ancestry.
Kaikoura, New Zealand:
Experience the best of marine life as you go whale watching and swim with dolphins and seals. There is the luxury treehouse at Hapuku Lodge to stay at and you can take a helicopter flight over the Kaikoura Mountains.
St. Petersburg, Russia:
The name Romanov should ring a bell as this dramatic city besides steeped in rich history was the home of the Romanovs. Visit Alexander Palace, the last home of Tsar Nicholas II. Also go behind the scenes of the Hermitage Storage Rooms and explore the Fabergé Museum. Enjoy a private performance of the Mariinsky Ballet and Opera in the recently opened Romanov Mansion.