New tourist attractions on the world map
1. Santiago, Chile
More than a year after the devastating earthquake of 8.8 on the Richter scale, Santiago has been revived widely. The whole world has witnessed a sharp increase in Santiago’s economy and visitors from all over coming to the place, which has helps this destination become the hot spot for travelers each year.
2. Koh Samui, Thailand
Koh Samui is considered as a jade island in the south of the Gulf of Thailand. Koh Samui has acquired a reputation for its white sand beaches, palm forests, and a range of coral reefs, which makes this place become an ideal destination for travevlers worldwide.
Many modern resorts have just built on private beaches on the north coast of the island with spas, yoga and swimming pools. In addition, coming here travelers can have a chance to enjoy Thai dishes made by world-class chefs at local restaurants.
3. The Republic of Georgia
Georgia has become a perfect place for skiers when they plan to ski in the snow-covered mountains. Situated between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, and covered by mountain ranges, Georgia has a geological surface that adventurous skiers hope for. This destination has high peaks of up to 4,800m, deep and wide valleys.
Every year more than 30,000 tourists visit here to admire beautiful scenery and this number promises to increase rapidly in the coming time. Resorts have been built in snow areas to serve the needs of travelers.
4. Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
Located on the southwestern coast of Uruguay, Colonia del Sacramento is a popular destination located opposite Buenos Aires, the Argentine capital. The World Heritage Site is renowned for its stone houses, popular restaurants, riverfront corridors and handmade souvenir shops. In recent years, this unique style of home decoration has attracted many visitors.
In a newly-opened La Vigna, located 59 kilometers south of the old town, visitors can learn more about Sheep shearing and participate in other interesting activities like a true cowboy.
5. Budapest, Hungary
From Castle Hill to Heroes Square, Budapest is known for its majestic scenery. But these beautiful scenery has been forgotten and the bohemian culture has been faded.
Popular bars in the city are the place where hippy people gather to drink German beer and Czech beer on the old tables and chairs in the gardens of the abandoned houses. The city is also famous for rooftop bars.
6. Tallinn, Estonia
Due to cheap flights from London and Berlin to Tallinn since 2004, the beautiful capital - Tallinn have become the "Las Vegas of the Baltics" which has attracted thousands of tourists all year round.
Tallinn was chosen as the capital of European culture in 2011 with many cultural and artistic events sponsored by the European Union.
By: Hilary Brown