- Bacalar, Mexico
Why for 2019: Considered the next Maldives, Bacalar is home to the Lake of the Seven Colors, one of the most stunning natural beauties. With its white sandy base and crystal clear, fresh waters, this lake appears turquoise and is ideal for snorkelling and diving.
Insider’s tip: Located near The Lake of Seven Colors, Hotel Aires Bacalar offers each room coming with a balcony that overlooks Mexico’s the second largest natural body of freshwater in .
Best time to visit (in terms of weather and cheapest flights): From early December to mid March.
- Kigali, Rwanda
Why for 2019: “The land of a Thousand Hills” has got more accessible for traveling over the recent years and travelers from all over the world have come here to see the incredible mountain gorillas living in Volcanoes National Park.
Insider’s tip: Visit the Big Five (leopards, rhinos, lions, buffalos, and elephants) on safari in Akagera National Park. Moreover, the city of Kigali is considered one of the most alluring capitals in Africa, offering bustling markets, an unparalleled food scene, and nightlife.
Best time to visit (in terms of weather and cheapest flights): From June to mid-September.
- Leeuwarden, Netherlands
Why for 2019: Due to its choice of cultural exhibitions and performances, it is sure to be hot for travelers in 2019. You can stop off at the Fries Museum to discover Frisian treasures, climb the leaning tower of Leeuwarden, and sample the local spirits at the Boomsma Museum.
Insider’s tip: Stay at City Centre De Rozenboom Guest house, located in a monumental building from the 17th century, offering views on the Oldehove and the Ceramic Museum.
Best time to visit (in terms of weather and cheapest flights): July, August, and June.
- Palomino, Colombia
Why for 2019: It offers beautiful Caribbean beaches, great for surfing and sunbathing, and also is a great place for delicious seafood, a great range of hostels, and spotting wildlife like monkeys and toucans.
Insider’s tip: Try tubing on Palomino River, enjoying the natural beauty when floating down to the Caribbean Sea.
Best time to visit (in terms of weather and cheapest flights): Between December and March.