• Posted: Monday, January 11, 2010
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Top Holiday Destinations

Wondering where to go on your next trip? Not sure if you want to lie on a beach or spend hours walking through some unknown city streets? Well we've researched some popular holiday destinations that are getting lots and lots of visitors. And after a trip, you'll soon understand why.


Let our suggestions of Top Holiday Destinations inspire you...


Copenhagen, Denmark

Top Holiday Destinations The Danish capital is expanding more and more every month and every year it's becoming even busier for tourists visiting Copenhagen. Holidays to Copenhagen are on the increase this year as more and more people are looking at a visit to this beautiful city. Copenhagen has many new buildings and attractions such as an opera house and its new environmental program is putting the rest of Europe to shame. If it’s a European city break you’re after, then a holiday in Copenhagen is definitely a must. Check out some of the great cheap accommodation we have available.


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Hanoi, Vietnam

Top Holiday Destinations For a city that’s over 1,000 years old, the popularity of Hanoi in Vietnam is always increasing. A holiday in Hanoi is a popular choice for many as this Vietnam capital has lots to offer. If experiencing a different culture on a trip is your thing then get booking your holiday in Hanoi. The city is steeped in temples and monuments and offers a real taste of Asia. And if you get sick of all this culture, there is plenty of shopping, nightlife and great restaurants to avail of throughout the city. If you fancy a trip to this holiday hotspot then get booking your cheap accommodation here.


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Reykjavik, Iceland

Top Holiday Destinations Iceland has always been a country brimming with natural beauty from it glaciers to its volcanoes, but over the past few years it has fallen off the tourist radar due to its booming economic climate and increasing prices which made it a rather pricey holiday destination on tourists. But times have dramatically changed in Iceland as its economic troubles have brought prices down making it more accessible to tourists and backpackers again. Its capital city Reykjavik is a small city but is renowned for how clean it is kept.  Reykjavik is a highly modernised capital city with first class infrastructure due to its recent economic good times. Get your trip to Reykjavik started by booking some great cheap accommodation we have in offer in this top holiday destination.


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Tunis, Tunisia

Top Holiday Destinations Tunisia has long been a popular choice for many tourists looking for a taste of North Africa. Its capital city of Tunis and the surrounding areas have a lot of African charm to offer any tourist or backpacker. Tunis is a truly breathtaking city as it boasts a mix of Islamic heritage and culture with a Mediterranean atmosphere. The city is surprisingly modern in its architecture and lifestyle with a hectic business atmosphere found in some parts. Overall, a holiday in Tunis is a great way to experience all aspects of life in Tunisia and is sure to be a popular hotspot for those looking to experience North Africa. Get booking your cheap accommodation here for your holiday in Tunis.

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Hawaii (The Big Island)

Top Holiday DestinationsThe islands of Hawaii have long been seen as a paradise of sorts with its white sand beaches and lei-wearing lifestyle. However, The Big Island of Hawaii may not boast all the usual paradise features – for one it has black sand on its beaches - but it is still a beautiful destination that’s fast emerging as a popular spot. If you want to experience the true and unspoiled island life of Hawaii then a holiday in Hawaii’s Big Island is a must. Here you can really explore the island with a selection of water-sports, hiking, cycling and diving available. This is the biggest of the islands with the smallest population. It’s best known for its many natural wonders such as active volcanoes, high peaks and glacial lakes. Hawaii’s Big Island is a definite must see.


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Mexico City

Top Holiday Destinations Beaches, culture, history, music and delicious food... why wouldn't you want to visit Mexico City! Mexico City is an amazing place to visit at any time of year as it offers some top sights and attractions as well as some of the best food around.  Mexico City is definitely a worthy entry into the top holiday destinations and don’t forget to check out the great cheap accommodation we have available there!


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Melbourne, Australia

Top Holiday DestinationsThis vibrant Australian city is renowned for its cultural scene as well as its sporting interests. Melbourne is a beautiful metropolitan city with a great buzz while retaining a laid-back atmosphere. Holidays in Melbourne seem to have been overshadowed by other big Australian city’s, however it seems that seems to be changing as many tourists are turning their attention towards this amazing Australian city. You really have your pick of things to do on a holiday in Melbourne from its beautiful beaches and galleries, great shops and restaurants, and not forgetting its famous nightlife! Melbourne is also full of great places to stay to suit all tastes so take a look at the excellent selection we have available here.


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Malaga, Spain

Top Holiday Destinations Malaga is one of eight provinces in Andalucia, Spain and is the capital of the Costa del Sol and is also Andalusia's largest coastal city. It is a commercial as well as residential area, and has long been a popular choice for those seeking a break in the sun! A little known fact is that Malaga is the cultural capital of the coast as it boasts many museums and historic monuments. Often regarded as just a place to chill out in the sun, Malaga seems to be upping its credentials as having more to offer than just sun and bars.


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Lisbon, Portugal

Top Holiday DestinationsPortugal has always been a popular holiday destination for many looking for a break that offers sun, sand and sea. However, over the past couple of years Lisbon has been slowly establishing itself as a contender for a top holiday city destination. Lisbon is a capital city on the sea that has so much to offer its visitors. Despite being a popular capital city, it has retained a real sense of old Europe to it with its laid-back atmosphere.  It has beautiful architecture and streets, along with great weather for most of the year. Its restaurants offer some amazing cuisine and its bars are some of the most atmospheric you’ll ever drink in. And if all this wasn’t enough to get you planning your holiday in Lisbon, then the cheap factor of life in the city of Lisbon will definitely have you booking your stay in this top holiday destination!


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Istanbul, Turkey

Top Holiday Destinations Anyone who has visited this Turkish capital before will tell you what a thrilling city it can be. Steeped in up to 2,000 years of history, Istanbul is a city full of narrow streets and stunning architecture. A holiday in Istanbul offers a taste of ancient culture alongside a contemporary and bustling atmosphere that consists of a trendy crowd frequenting the many bars and restaurants of the city. Turkey has many popular holiday destinations, many of which are by the coast, but a holiday in Istanbul seems to be on the cards for many tourists and holiday-makers looking to experience something different from their getaway this year. We’ve got lots of cheap accommodation in Istanbul so getting booking your trip to this top holiday destination.


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By Tracy Lynch


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