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Destinations to Watch Out for in 2013

We have ushered into another year and it’s time to celebrate with cakes, candies and wines and making promises to live up to the new resolutions you’ve made. Well, if travelling to new destinations has found a snoopy place in this year’s resolutions, then with all possibilities this post might elate you. We have peeped in to the 2013 crystal ball and shortlisted top five dream traveling destinations that will inspire your travel adventures in the best ways.

Number One- Turkey
Turkey is amazing! The New York Times defined Turkey going through “a moment of cultural rebirth”. The gateway between Asia and Europe has enthralled the tourists seeking for the flavor of both continents. Turkey is emerging as a global air hub and has seen a phenomenal rise in the number of tourists that come in annually. The country has leveraged its tourism infrastructure by 67% since the last five years and a number of hotel chains have evolved. The national air service has also improved as a dozen of flights now connect the country to other destinations in the globe.  Surely, 2013 is one of the destinations which would delight you.

Number Two – Amsterdam
Gear up for the new party destination! Amsterdam will not only be a place to explore those colossal churches and museums, but a sensational rendezvous for celebrating the special occasions of life. The year 2013 marks the marks 400th year of the iconic canal system of this Dutch capital and the city will be coming up with anniversary events including exhibitions, special tours, ice-skating and more. The most exciting of them all is the Rijksmuseum that will open its gates after decades of renovation on April 14th, inviting the spectators to explore its 80 halls comprising of different forms of arts from the Middle Ages.

Number Three – Zambia
Zambia has got something big for you in 2013. One of the best safari and adventurous destinations of southern Africa, Zambia has a gamut of cultural events to offer in the forthcoming days of the year. Livingstone – the famous gateway to the amazing Victoria Falls will celebrate international cultural festival involving sixteen nations that the famous explorer David Livingstone visited. There will be a Victoria Falls ultra marathon trail run, full-moon concert featuring the renowned Zambian-Scottish singer Namvula Rennie, and a grand finale event on 16th November.

Number Four – Florida
500 years ago, Juan Ponce de Leon had landed on the shores of Florida and in 2013, this state will celebrate a half a millennium. There will be paddling expeditions and heritage trails to mark the happy event.  Apart from this, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will have the giant space shuttle “Atlantis” put on permanent display. This interactive complex will offer an up-close view of the famous shuttle. So, a visit to the city will be the quench your thirst for adventure.

Number Five – Ireland
2013 will be a year full of fun and celebration in Ireland. Festivities and merriment will be coupled with exclusive sporting events and concerts. It will be one big family reunion and 2013 is the ideal time to visit Ireland. You can join the revelry on St. Patrick’s Day in Dublin or visit the Temple Bar TradFest and groove all the night. You can also add some thrill to the tour by exploring the ghost towns or stroll across the small hills in the islands. Enliven your spirit and sway in the all-the-year round celebration in an true ‘Irish’ style.

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