It is fair to say that we all deserve a break from the hustle and bustle of our daily lives. The grind is aptly named after all and we all need to unwind and destress. What better way to do this than to take a holiday? This post will not only give you ideas for the best countries to visit in 2019 but will give you something to look forward to.

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Spain has it all. From dynamic cities such as Valencia and Barcelona to golden beaches to rural trails. Whatever your chosen flavour of holiday Spain has it. One aspect that is intriguing about the country is its shared history with the Middle East. For a large part of her history, Spain was colonised by the Moors. This gives the country a blend of cultures which adds to her richness and variety.


Cyprus is a particularly popular tourist destination. The Mediterranean island is famed for having beautiful golden beaches, popular tourist attractions, and plenty of things to see and do. The countries culture is tied to Britain, Greece, and Turkey, and this gives it a particularly rich history and ancient history that ties into Greek Mythology.


Italy is one of the most visited countries in the world. Its Roman Empire heritage puts it on the map for every other country on the globe. For many, Rome is the best city to visit and has attractions you simply can’t find anywhere else such as The Colosseum.

Italy isn’t just about the past. It has a vibrant culture, amazing places to eat to suit all budgets, and the country is very diverse. This provides plenty of different types of holiday depending on which places you visit.


Romania is a lesser-known tourist destination but with a lot of potential and things to do when visiting. The country boasts many well-preserved castles and citadels from the Middle Ages and an incredible natural landscape thanks to the 2,500m high Carpathian Mountains that occupy 40% of the country’s land surface. The countryisde is peaceful, locals are friendly and the food is simple but natural and home-grown. Look for tours in Romania if you want to plan your trip! 


Portugal offers plenty of great holidays from relaxing on the beach, playing golf, or a fantastic city break in Lisbon. It’s closeness to the Atlantic Ocean provides plenty of ocean based activities from water skiing to whale watching. Portugal is a relatively small country but has lots to offer.


Turkey is a country enshrined in mystical eastern culture combined with a large splash of the west. This has given her a unique culture of her own that even if you just go for the sun and many of its wonderful resorts and beaches you cannot escape. Turkey is a very popular destination for tourists who flock to her coastal resorts but also savour her cultural side with city breaks in Istanbul.

UAE  – Dubai

In many ways, Dubai is a relatively new player in the tourist field. That said for a change of pace the country offers everything you could ever want in a holiday. Why not take a boat trip, or explore the city that is developing all the time. Learning about her culture is a life enriching experience and this city will not disappoint you.