18 Places to Visit After Retirement in 2018
FlyBusinessForLess on Uncategorized at February 5, 2018
The big year is finally here, you finally get to retire.
To say you’ve looked forward to this for more than half your life is an understatement – it’s the ultimate summer break because it’s the one that never ends.
How are you going to celebrate it?
With the world at your fingertips and all the resources to see it at your leisure, how do you choose where to go first? You could break it down by category; do you want to be freezing and hike mountains? We certainly don’t want to, so that cuts out about half the available choices. Sticking with the warm spots, we can further break it down by city life, historical locations, and beaches + relaxation.
See our list of 18 places to visit after you retire this year. Click on the links to learn more about each one! All descriptions are from www.Wikipedia.com
Times Square is a major commercial intersection, tourist destination, entertainment center and neighborhood in the Midtown Manhattan section of New York City
London, the capital of England and the United Kingdom, is a 21st-century city with history stretching back to Roman times.
Shanghai, on China’s central coast, is the country’s biggest city and a global financial hub.
Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.Located on Australia’s east coast, the metropolis surrounds the world’s largest natural harbour and sprawls about 70 km (43.5 mi) on its periphery towards the Blue Mountains to the west, Hawkesbury to the north and Macarthur to the south.
Sicily’s rich history is reflected in sites like the Valley of the Temples, the well-preserved ruins of 7 monumental, Doric-style Greek temples, and in the Byzantine mosaics at the Cappella Palatina, a former royal chapel in capital city Palermo.
The Forbidden City is the largest ancient palatial structure in the world, boasting one of the most important five palaces in the world.
Cairo, Egypt’s sprawling capital, is set on the Nile River. At its heart is Tahrir Square and the vast Egyptian Museum, a trove of antiquities including royal mummies and gilded King Tutankhamun artifacts. Nearby, Giza is the site of the iconic pyramids and Great Sphinx
Slowly rotating cable cars climb to the mountain’s flat top, from which there are sweeping views of the city, the busy harbor and boats heading for Robben Island, the notorious prison that once held Nelson Mandela, which is now a living museum.
New Orleans is a Louisiana city on the Mississippi River, near the Gulf of Mexico. Nicknamed the “Big Easy,” it’s known for its round-the-clock nightlife, vibrant live-music scene and spicy, singular cuisine reflecting its history as a melting pot of French, African and American cultures.
With so many countries situated close to each other, Southeast Asia river cruises maintain countless options for where to go and how to see what. Click on the link to begin discovering your perfect trip!
Scottsdale is a desert city in Arizona east of state capital Phoenix. It’s known for its spa resorts and golf courses, including TPC Scottsdale.
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park has 700 miles of rivers and streams, 800 miles of hiking trails and 2000 acres of virgin forests.
Kilkenny is a medieval town in southeast Ireland. Its grand Kilkenny Castle was built in 1195 by Norman occupiers. The town has deep religious roots and many well-preserved churches and monasteries.
New Zealand is a country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean consisting of 2 main islands, both marked by volcanoes and glaciation.
Grenada is a Caribbean country comprising a main island, also called Grenada, and smaller surrounding islands. Dubbed the “Spice Isle,” the hilly main island is home to numerous nutmeg plantations. It’s also the site of the capital, St. George’s, whose colourful homes, Georgian buildings and early-18th-century Fort George overlook narrow Carenage Harbour.
Hawaii’s islands are renowned for their rugged landscapes of cliffs, waterfalls, tropical foliage and beaches with gold, red, black and even green sands.
Costa Rica is a rugged, rainforested Central American country with coastlines on the Caribbean and Pacific. Though its capital, San Jose, is home to cultural institutions like the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum, Costa Rica is known for its beaches, volcanoes, and biodiversity.
Jamaica, a Caribbean island nation, has a lush topography of mountains, rainforests and reef-lined beaches. Many of its all-inclusive resorts are clustered in Montego Bay, with its British-colonial architecture, and Negril, known for its diving and snorkeling sites.