Most popular holiday destinations of 2018

BY JESICA SLABBERT - JANUARY 10, 2019

The December holidays are over and most people are returning to their regular lives of work or school for the New Year. Some people stayed home for the holidays while others decided to venture out to other countries and enjoy their vacation.

International travel spikes during the December holidays and certain countries are total holiday hotspots.

Here is a list of the most popular holiday destinations of 2018.

Hawaii

Sand, sun and surf, of course Hawaii would be a top holiday destination for any who love the beach. Not only can you enjoy some fun in the sun, you can experience amazing Hawaiian culture with hula dancers, fire spinners and their rich cultural history.

Spain

Incredible architecture, streets filled with music and the art scene are just some of the reasons thousands of people flock to Spain during their holidays. Depending on when you visit, you can enjoy the various festivals they host. From the tomato festival known as La Tomatina to the festival of fire known as La Fallas de Valencia, you can experience all kinds of fun in Spain.

Don’t forget to pay a visit to their spectacularly constructed churches.

Netherlands

The land of windmills, tulips and more, the Netherlands is a wonderful country to visit. The Netherlands has a lot to offer, from their cute coffee shops to their bicycle routes and the tour of the Heineken brewery and various museums.

France

The city of love, with their spectacular architecture and romantic rendezvous locations is a total hotspot during the December holidays. Summer or winter, France is a beautiful country to visit no matter the season. France is also filled with famous and award-winning restaurants with the most mouth-watering cuisine which you cannot miss!

Greece

Beautiful views, delicious food and a culture as old as time makes Greece a magnet for tourists during the holidays. Greece is home to one of the oldest cultures in the world, where Greek mythology called home. Not only will you experience the most amazing sights, the locals are friendly and the food is unforgettable as well.

Italy

No surprise that Italy is on this list. Not only is it one of the most beautiful countries with the most picturesque cities in the world, they also have the most breath-taking art and food that you could ever experience! Sail through the city in a gondola, try some real traditional Italian cuisine and have fun dancing in the streets with the locals during festivals!

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