3 Best Travel Destinations for 2016: Start Planning! – By Dalia Al Saad

As you kick off 2016, it would be a good idea to go ahead and plan for your holidays to create unforgettable memories for a lifetime.

According to Lonely Planetthe 3 to-die-for destinations for 2016 are:

  • Top City: Kotor, Montenegro
  • Top Region: Transylvania, Romania
  • Top Country: Botswana

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Romania: Explore the Carpathian Garden – By Natalia Oparka-Kharma

Bran Castle

When we think of summer we immediately think of holidays…resting..relaxing…sunbathing… This year, however, I chose to spend my summer differently. Since it’s been a tough year, I wanted to do something unusual with my life, something fulfilling, something… that would make me want to wake up in the morning and not complain about too much sunlight. I took an offer of becoming a teaching volunteer in Romania.. crazy, right? The offer sounded too good to be true, so I immediately pictured my poor body being sold for parts, but I went for it anyway. Said tearful goodbyes to my family (may be seeing them for the last time, right?!) n off i went. When i reached the airport I was apprehensive..anxious… but happy. I met other volunteers and our amazing adventure started! I got a chance to live in 3 places all in all: Bran, Fundata and extraordinary Bucharest…

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