Why for 2019: Panama City will celebrate its 500-year history with a huge party in 2019.
Insider’s tip: Panama is a small country with a lot on offer, from tropical rainforests to misty highlands, white-sand beaches, and indigenous culture.
Best time to visit (in terms of weather and cheapest flights): from mid-December to mid-April (during the summer dry season).
Why for 2019: Fasano Salvador Hotel, which will shine a light on the diverse country, will be openned in Salvador in December.
Insider’s tip: There is a new Brazilian adventure: the travellers will be offered a unique way of exploring the mighty Amazon, be taught about the essential jungle survival techniques by the Brazilian Army Jungle Battalion before boarding a luxury private yacht to sail down the Tapajos River, which has been considered as the Caribbean of the Amazon.
Best time to visit (in terms of weather and cheapest flights): June to September (driest months).
Why for 2019: The Lindis, the exclusive new adventure lodge, is opening in 2019. Moreover, from 2019, Air New Zealand is offering new flight routes which make it easier to get to.
Insider’s tip: Home to sunken valleys and glacial highlands, travelers are advised to take in Southern Alps, the best region of the island, for biking, hiking, and sleeping in remote luxury accommodations.
Best time to visit (in terms of weather and cheapest flights): All months of the year.
- Wadi Rum, Jordan
Why for 2019: From 1st March to 13th April 2019, travelers are invited to take part on the Jordan Trail – a long hiking trail (650km through 52 towns and villages).
Insider’s tip: Booking.com suggests staying at the Memories Aicha Luxury Camp for a couple of nights to experience the ultimate desert. With views of the mountains, it also provides guests with a breakfast which caters to all dietary requirements and delectable dishes in its restaurant.
Best time to visit (in terms of weather and cheapest flights): During the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November.