Let’s be honest, these past few years have been challenging for us. And since travel is slowly opening up, the best gift that you can give yourself is a stamp on your passport, a sip of your favorite cocktail, and an international trip to a new destination! We rounded up these VISA-FREE International Destinations that you can visit before the year ends. Scroll below, and bookmark this post.
Armenia features a culture full of heritage where historical sights and interesting food thrive. If you plan to visit, make sure to experience going to Tatev monastery by a ropeway, which happens to be the longest in the world. Then try some traditional restaurants offering a great choice of local dishes. Order spas, a creamy and low-calorie soup, prepared from fermented Armenian yogurt, and pair it with juicy barbecue called khorovats.
Bolivia has plenty in store for travelers who have a penchant for adventure. Enjoy the breathtaking view of Bolivia by riding a cable car to enjoy the views of the city. Afterward, head to Calle Sagárnaga to shop for some ponchos or textiles for your home. Before the trip ends, be sure you hike the Eagle’s Path in La Paz for more staggering views of the city.
With its nature-filled destinations, delicious cuisine, and vibrant culture, Brazil can be a new place that you can visit with your friends. Visit Christ the Redeemer statue atop Mount Corcovado in Rio de Janeiro, which is one of Brazil’s famous icons. You can also hike at TransCarioca, or check out the mesmerizing sunset at Arpoador.
From the cultural heritage cities of Bogotá and Medellín to the gorgeous landscapes of the Amazon, Colombia is the place to give color to your travel experiences. When you’re in the city, admire the eclectic street art on show in La Candelaria – Bogotá. If you want to visit the Amazon rainforest and some local tribes, take a 2-hour vote to Valencia and see how communities utilize the Amazon rainforest for their daily lifestyle.
Costa Rica is known for its nature destinations. Between national parks, volcanoes, waterfalls, hot springs, and animal sanctuaries, there is plenty to choose from! But if you decide to go, soak in the natural hot tubs of Tabacón Hot Springs, which is one of the largest accessible springs in Costa Rica. Then go hiking or ride horseback to La Fortuna Waterfalls, and swim at the natural pool beneath the waterfalls.
If you want to travel for religious or spiritual purposes, Israel is a great destination for you to explore. Check out the Valley of Elah, where the famous David and Goliath had their battle. Or visit the old buildings in Mount Zion, and witness historical landmarks like David’s Tomb and the Room of the Last Supper. Also, don’t forget to have a glimpse of the Dead Sea, one of the saltiest bodies of water on Earth.
Considered to be one of the most underrated destinations in Asia, Kazakhstan is a gem for those who want to visit a destination with fewer crowds and touristy things. When you visit the capital city, Astana, visit the interesting Bayterek Tower, whose golden ball sways in the wind. And if you want to check out the outdoors, go to Big Almaty Lake, its a natural alpine reservoir located in the Trans-Ili Alatau Mountains, only a few kilometers away from Almaty, the largest city of Kazakhstan.
Is Maldives part of your bucket list? Make that dream a reality! With its powdery white beaches, luxury hotels, and breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean, this destination is a great spot to visit with your special someone. Consider having a romantic date or even your honeymoon or renewal of vows in this beautiful country.
Whether you want to experience cultural activities or see stunning backdrops of nature, you’ll find everything you want to see in Mongolia.
Once you are in the city of Marrakech, visit Medina, A UNESCO World Heritage site, and the old city was founded in the 11th century. Walk around the winding streets and alleyways of the city, and shop in the unique stalls that sell spices, home decor, and embroidered rugs. If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, go to a hammam. Generally, it is a steam room where people go to clean themselves. But for tourists, treatments vary by hotel, some will have you rinsed, exfoliated, and massaged.
With its high-altitude mountains, beautiful lakes, and friendly locals, Nepal is a place to visit for tourists who live for the thrill. When in the city, go to Durbar Square, the focal point of Old Kathmandu. This UNESCO World Heritage site is where royal Nepalese resided until the 19th century, and where important ceremonies were held. Next, go trekking with a series of snow-covered peaks and icy lakes in the Annapurna and Manaslu regions.
Fall in love with the powdery sands and blue lagoons of Palau. If you want to see the heart of the island, check out Milky Way cove – its turquoise waters contain limestone mud which contains natural minerals that are great natural skin care products.
With its delicious food, world-renowned sites, and vibrant nightlife, Peru is great for a group of friends who love to have fun. When hunting for food, the must-try Peruvian specialties are Ceviche, Lomo Saltado, and Aji de Gallina. At night, let loose and have fun by chilling at Kokopelli Rooftop Bar or dancing the night away with friends at Nebula Nightclub. For day trips, make sure you hike to the ancient city of Macchu Picchu and try a thermal bath in the village of Aguas Calientes.
Thailand seems to have the best of both worlds, stunning days on the beach and amazing nights in the city. When in Bangkok, go enjoy drinks with an amazing overlooking view of the city at Millennium Hilton Bangkok. After eating delicious pad thai and shopping for stylish clothes, head to the Ko Phi Phi Islands in Krabi, and enjoy a stunning view of limestone cliffs, and crystal clear waters.