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10 Bucket List Cities to Visit | DirectAsia Insurance


With 2018 just a few weeks away, many first-time travelers are preparing for various trips around the globe. They are currently busy booking flights, getting the best deals with their chosen hotels and paying for their travel insurance. However, for the more experienced travelers, frequent fliers and globetrotters, another challenge would be asking themselves: “Where shall we go next?”

If you find yourself asking the same question, here are 10 bucket list cities that is definitely worth checking out this 2018:


Crofu Greece

Corfu, Greece

For those looking for a good mix of daytime fun and a wild party scene at night, Corfu in Greece might be the right place for you. Whether you want to spend time in the crystal clear blue waters of the Ionian Sea or party the night away in the island’s numerous clubs, Corfu has all the elements you need in a perfect Grecian trip. The architecture around the island makes it a perfect backdrop for your once in a lifetime trip.

Vermont USA

Vermont, USA

Just an hour plane ride away from New York City, Vermont offers tourists a quiet respite from the hustle and bustle of New York city life. From its charming town vibe to its picturesque landscape, Vermont offers Singaporeans an entirely different view of an American vacation. Bed and breakfast inns come aplenty in Vermont, which makes it an ideal destination for couples looking for a refreshing getaway.

Montreal Canada

Montréal, Canada

If you love great food, incredible architecture, and a fascinating art scene, then Montréal is the place to be. Located in Canada’s Quebec province, Montréal is often overlooked over more popular tourist destinations such as New York or Toronto. Luckily for tourists, the European charm of the city do not extend to tourist traps, so you don’t have to get worried about getting robbed.

Cape Town South Africa

Cape Town, South Africa

Though mostly known for its beaches and beautiful views from Table Mountain, Cape Town also offers amazing harbors and quaint gardens. The Green Point Park and Biodiversity Garden was one of the legacy projects of the FIFA World Cup back in 2010 and tourists can take in the view of the Cape Town Stadium.

Vienna Austria

Vienna, Austria

As Austria’s Imperial Capital, Vienna is a must for those who would like a dose of authentic coffeehouse culture and immerse themselves in the Viennese way of coffee drinking. Once done, tourists can take a walk to one of the many castles and palaces like the Schönbrunn Palace which used to be the Imperial Summer Residence and is now a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Tokyo, Japan

Hailed as part of the Conde Nast’s Best Cities in the World, Tokyo’s mix of both the modern and traditional is surely any traveler’s dream. Fashion lovers would find the busy streets filled with color and inspiration while foodies will surely enjoy all the sushi, soba and sake it has to offer.

Edinbugh Scotland

Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh offers tourist landmarks that history buffs will surely appreciate such as the striking Edinburgh Castle. As the capital of Scotland, Edinburgh is steeped in history and beautiful architecture. Whether you want to explore the city’s old sights or it’s cosmopolitan side, one thing you will discover is that Edinburgh’s unique environment is definitely one of a kind.

Budapest Hungary

Budapest, Hungary

Also referred to as the “Queen of the Danube”, Budapest is blessed with both magnificent architecture and natural beauty. A must visit in Budapest would be the watery amusements of their thermal baths as they are renowned throughout the world for their healing qualities.

Cebu Philippines

Cebu, Philippines

Drawing in almost two million travelers a year, Cebu is perfect for travelers looking for a bit of an adventure. Take a tour to Oslob and swim with the Whale Sharks or enjoy a thrilling canyon adventure in Badian Canyon.

Valletta Malta

Valletta, Malta

Valletta was historically built for knights, and tourists can still see the unique Baroque architecture for the ‘city built by gentlemen for gentlemen’ today. Those who are looking forward to a bit of exercise during their holiday will surely love walking around Valletta. Getting around the city is easy since the whole city was built on a planned grid system.

Putting together a travel bucket list is no easy task whether you’re a first time traveller or a seasoned globetrotter. Consider this list of dream-worthy destinations throughout the world for an unforgettable 2018.

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