The Coronavirus pandemic has spread like a wildfire since the last few months. This has affected many sectors and the economy at large. One of the worst affected sectors is the travel and tourism sector. But with the aviation sector opening up slowly, the globetrotters across the world are positive that traveling will be on their agenda soon. However, some countries were not much affected by this crisis. So, which are some of these safe destinations to travel during the Coronavirus pandemic?
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This Southwestern country is a fantastic place with regions such as Lagos, Madeira Islands, The Azores, Algarve, and Alentejo almost Corona free. This is your chance to reconnect with unspoiled nature and indulge in activities such as hiking, whale and dolphin watching, wine tasting, savoring local products, and enjoying the golden sandy beaches. Add rich history, splendid vistas, and unbelievable art to this mix, and you have an unparalleled destination.
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One of the least explored places, Croatia is brimming with rich culture, mouth-watering cuisine, splendid nature, and exciting watersports. Enjoy an amazing beach holiday in the crystal-clear waters of Rijeka or explore the lush green parks of Zagreb. There are plenty of opportunities to indulge in shopping, soak in the history and culture, and admire the incredible architecture.
Tbilisi, the capital city of Georgia, looks stunning in spring and summer. There are many beautiful attractions at the top of Tbilisi such as the Metekhi Church, the Sulfur baths, the Kartlis Deda statue, Clock Tower, and the Peace Bridge. This destination offers culture, architecture, food, and amazing diversity. Batumi is another destination with awe-inspiring beauty, pristine lakes, cultural monuments, trekking, shopping, gastronomy, and more.
United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Emirates is one of the most popular destinations frequented by travelers. Sharjah boasts of outstanding historic architecture, heritage structures, and the largest art museums in UAE. Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE is the perfect place for theme parks, shopping, culture, and much more. And finally, the icing on the cake is the most famous destination – Dubai. It is home to opulent lifestyle, vast desert, luxurious malls, extravagant architecture, deep-rooted culture, and delicious food. So, don’t you think it’s time to apply for your Dubai visa?
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Cambodia boasts of exotic temples, rich heritage, brilliant landscape, and spotless beaches. It has the perfect balance of ancient and modern that will leave you spellbound. Some of the most scenic attractions include Sihanoukville Beaches, Battambang, Kratie, and Kampot. The cherry on the cake is the magnificent temple town of Angkor Wat which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Myanmar is one of the most fascinating and mystical places in Asia. Some of the most famous attractions are Shwedagon Pagoda, U Bein Bridge, Mandalay Hill, Inle Lake, and Ananda Temple among others. With beautiful pagodas and monasteries, untouched beaches, impressive architecture, sacred temples, and captivating history, this should be one of the places on your travel bucket list. The street food in Myanmar is delicious and another reason to visit this Golden Land.
Many countries are opening their borders now and are trying to attract tourists with freebies and attractive deals. While it is important to follow safety measures, maintain social distancing, implement high hygienic standards, and take adequate precautions, looks like slowly but surely all the avid travelers can embark on a journey soon.
This is a guest post by Kritika Panase. Thank you for this wonderful article, Kritika!