Carmel-by-the-Sea is a small beach city on California’s Monterey Peninsula. It’s known for the museums and library of the historic Carmel Mission, and the fairytale cottages and galleries of its village-like center. The Scenic Bluff Path runs from surf spot Carmel Beach to bird-rich Carmel River State Beach, with a scuba entry point. South lie the sea animals and whaling museum of Point Lobos State Natural Reserve.
Veyvey is a town in Switzerland, located on the north shore of Lake Geneva. It has beautiful climate, vineyards and mind-blowing view of the French alps. Milk chocolate was invented in Vevey and it is home to world headquarter of Nestle company. Vevey is also popular because British American actor and comedian – Charlie Chaplin lived here in Vevey.
Cafayate is the second center of wine production in Argentina. It is favorite tourists destination for local crafts (pottery, textiles and silver) and unique gastronomy. It has amazing mountain landscapes and well known for Quebrada de las Flechas, the “Canyon of Arrows,” named for its jutting sandstone formations.
Fenghuang Ancient Town, China
Fenghuang is the most famous old town in China located in Hunan province. It is still kept in its original state with more than 300 years passed. Fenghuang is renowned for its natural beauty, rich history, ancient wooden houses colorful ethnic customs, and photogenic night scenery.
Yangshuo, a small city in China, is surrounded by karst mountains, winding rivers and beautiful scenery. Ethnic groups’ special folk customs represented by their various festivals, and exotic flavors added by foreigners make this town more colorful.
Vail, A small town at the base of Vail Mountain is famous destination for Skiers. It is one of the largest center in USA for Skiing and summer activities. Vail was founded as a ski resort in 1962. With world renowned skiing, summer hiking, diverse shops and restaurants, luxurious accommodations, friendly neighborhoods and breath-taking mountain views, Vail is arguably the finest resort destination in the world.
Rothenburg ob der Tauber is Germany’s best-preserved walled town. It is well known for its well-preserved medieval old town. It is located in district of Ansbach of Mittelfranken, the Franconia region of Bavaria. It is part of the popular Romantic Road through southern Germany.
Positano is cliff side village, mainly in an enclave in the hills leading down to the coast. It is vertical town which attracts tourists where instead of roads they explore along steep flights of steps. Positano has good shopping boutiques, cafes and pebble beaches. The Sentiero degli Dei hiking trail links Positano to other coastal towns.
Annecy, often referred to as “Pearl of French Alps”, is the largest town in south of Geneva. It’s known for its Vieille Ville (old town), with cobbled streets, winding canals and pastel-colored houses. The most attractive part of the town lies at the foot of the castle on the hill which also includes arcaded shops.
Bruges is the capital of West Flanders in northwest Belgium. Due to its network of canals, it is described as the Venice of the North. Its Zeebrugge port is important centre for fishing and European trade. Bruges highly depend on tourism with its attractive houses, museums, historical monuments, parks, shopping and award-winning restaurants.
Český Krumlov is a mini-Prague like town, located in the South Bohemia region of the Czech Republic. The castle and rive Vltava bisects the town. Its old town is declared as World Heritage site. The town is famous for its artwork and many frescoes, a tradition that dates back centuries.
Ko Phi Phi Island, Thailand
Phi Phi Islands are group of six islands in Thailand. They are part of Krabi province. Their curvy beaches stunning jungles and crystal clear water attracts world wide tourists. The name – Ko Phi Phi comes from Phi-Phi Don and Phi-Phi Leh islands which are the darlings of the Andaman Coast.
Wanaka, named after the Lake Wanaka, is famous ski and resort town in New Zealand.Wanaka attracts both adventure and peace lovers with its national parks, adventure mountain activities and beautiful views from the mountain peaks.
Known for its blue painted houses in old town, leather and weaving workshops, Chefchaouen is a city located in the Rif mountains of northwest Morocco. Besides the blue streets, Chefchauoen is a popular tourist destination for its hashish. The reason behind blue paiinted walls is that during the Spanish Inquisition thousands of Jews fled Europe so they were not forced into Christianity. They ended up settling in Chefchaouen and painted all the walls blue, the color of divinity in Judaism.
Solvang, located in southern California’s Santa Ynez Valley is unique village full with activities, festivals, dining and wine-tasting shops. A ride on the Solvang trolley is a must for families. This historic, wooden, horse-drawn street car, is just one example of Solvang’s rich cultural heritage and offerings.