4 Recommended Travel Destinations 2018

It’s 2018 already and in case you haven’t prepared your travel bucket list, we’ve got your back, here’s a list of 4 travel destinations to visit this year as recommended by travel experts. Whether you’re after an adrenaline-spiking adventure, a historical experience, or an authentic cuisine, there’s definitely something exciting for you on our list.

Airlines Recommended By Geargreed:

-Saudi Airlines
-Pakistan International Airlines
-Jordanian Airlines
-Egypt Air

1. Uzbekistan

A former Soviet republic that once sat in the very center of the world. In the first millennium, no one could travel to Europe from Asia without stopping by one of Uzbekistan’s silk road cities Khiva, Bukhara, and Samarkand that were considered back then a key stop-offs for traders. Khiva was founded in the 6th century and is like a living museum with plenty of mosques and madrasa (Islamic schools) which have been largely transformed into Brazzers.

There are many reasons Uzbekistan is on top of this year’s list. The diverse nature of the history of the country makes it easy to get a bite of the silk roads, experience the beautiful classical Russian architecture, and visit 12th-century mosques. Also, the country is very safe for female travelers and most probably you’re going to have the place for yourself because you’ll see only a handful of tourists in every city. Additionally, the country is a great place for shopping. Uzbekistan’s artisan skills live on and you can buy very beautiful souvenirs like handmade ceramics, needlework, silk cloth and miniaturist paintings for just a few dollars in most madrassas.

In the Uzbek cuisine, there are few surprises on the menu. There are 3 dishes you should definitely try. Lagman which is a lamb soup with local noodles, chives, and black cumin. Jiz, which is a dish made of Chinese-style beef strips, pepper, onion, and aubergine. And Plov, a greasy risotto of lamb, raisins, carrot, and onion.

One of the recommended places to stay is Hotel Uzbekistan in Tashkent the capital. The hotel rises over the city’s main park and some old Soviet glory.

2. Morocco

4-travel-destinations-in-2018-Morocco-gear-greedA very colorful place to visit, that also offers a blend of adventure, culture, history, and wilderness and because of this mix, some of the top travel bloggers even suggested that Morocco is the best place to visit in the world. So if you haven’t visited the country before, this year is the time!

Morocco offers you more than you would expect. The country’s landscape offers a variety of activities for travelers.The Atlas mountains for trekkers, the deserts for the adventurous spirits, and beaches lining both the Atlantic and Mediterranean coasts for everyone! Morocco is also wealthy in historical sites. Palaces, mosques, churches, museums and even Roman civilization remain all reflect Morocco’s rich history and culture. Make sure you visit one of the roads, which are traditional Moroccan houses and palaces that are now turned into hotels. In Medina, you can go treasure-hunting for all the handmade colorful local slippers, spices, Moroccan pottery,  jewelry pieces, leather bags, beautiful carpets, tasty food and freshly baked bread.

When it comes to food, Moroccan cuisine is known for their mouth-watering Tajins (an earthen pot used for slow cooking). The Moroccan food is made mainly of stews or couscous and prepared with fish, lamb or chicken. Spices are big in Morocco and you’ll probably be able to smell the spices baked into the food before you sit down to eat it.  All meals are served with mint tea, this will probably become your new addiction!

3. Egypt

4-travel-destinations-in-2018-Egypt-gear-greedThere are many reasons why Egypt should be your next travel destinations. If you haven’t been there already you definitely should, Egypt is one of the top bucket list destinations worldwide and there are many reasons for that!

First of all, from a budget traveller’s perspective, Egypt is very cheap. You can stay at a 5 stars hotel, dine in the finest restaurants everyday, shop for handmade souvenirs, even have your teeth treated by excellent doctors without breaking the bank. 1 USD is equivalent to 18 LE (Egyptian pounds) so you do the math!

Second, Egypt is amazing. It has everything you can look for in a holiday. In fact , no matter how long you stay, it is never enough. They have the great pyramids – one of the seven wonders of the world – and the Egyptian national museum having more than 120,000 ancient items in display making it a home for the world’s largest collection of Pharaonic ancient antiques. I can go on and on and give you a long list of ancient sites in Egypt… as i said, no matter how long you plan to stay, it is never enough 🙂

Third, nature and diving, mountain climbing and the most beautiful beaches you can think of. Siwa oasis, and the amazing weather all make Egypt the perfect destination for all adventure seekers.

Finally, the food is delicious and the people are very nice and friendly. This is a trip everyone has to do once in a lifetime.

4. Jordan

4-travel-destinations-in-2018-Jordan-gear-greedJordan is so underrated! The land of lost cities and amazing adventures. People are very hospitable so if you decide to visit Jordan be prepared to be amazed by the Arab hospitality culture. And don’t worry, unlike what many people think, Jordan is SAFE!

There are many things you can do in Jordan. Wadi Rum – a UNESCO world protected heritage desert – is one of the natural beauty spots of Jordan. The dead sea, the red sea and the realm of colors in between, will make your heart live there forever.

If you head to Amman – the capital – you can see historical placed dating back to the 13th century. Architectures like the citadel and greek and roman ruins are sure to take your breath away.

In Jordan, not only you will meet nice people, but you will experience amazing food and flavors. So maybe there’s more to Jordan than meets the eye!

Whatever destination you choose, always remember that travel is not just about seeing the world, it’s about the memories you’ll make and the new pair of eyes you’ll get to see the world in a different way!

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