I think we are all dreaming of the day that we can retire from work. And as the time comes closer, you need to start planning some trips to celebrate your new freedom. After all, there is nothing better than going to travel around the world. Research has found that people saw retirement as an excellent opportunity to fulfil travel dreams they have had for years. Therefore, here are some top destinations to your list when planning your retirement.
New York in the USA
It’s one of the most popular cities in the world and is a must-see if you haven’t been before. Visiting New York is one of those things people want to do in their lifetime, but they never get a chance to do so. In fact, this survey found it was second-highest in must-sees for the newly retired. Therefore, when you are retired, it’s a perfect time to visit the city that never sleeps. Of course, the first things you should do in the city is visit some of the famous landmarks. Head up the Empire State building to see views of the beautiful city. You can also wander around central park which is always bustling with life during the week. As well as this, you can head on a boat trip to see the famous Statue of Liberty and even visit Staten Island. You can also head to the famous Times Square to do a bit of shopping and eating! It’s a great trip that would be ideal for celebrating your new found freedom.
Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia
You might not have heard of Kuala Lumpur, but it’s definitely a great place to add to your must-see list when you are retired. The wealthy city is bustling with life with plenty of things to do and see for all ages. As well as fantastic shops where you can buy some great clothing, there is a wide array of museums that you will love wandering around. Additionally, the Petronas twin towers offer spectacular views across the city. And at nighttime, you can leave your hotel to try all the delicious Asian cuisine delights on offer. You can check out the best hotel in kl by looking online and making your trip a reality.
Paris in France
Just a short plane or train ride away, Paris is a must to add to your list of cities you need to visit when retired. It’s such as beautiful city with so much to see and do that it’s ideal for a week or two. As well as the well-known landmarks including Eiffel Tower and the Notre Damme, the city has plenty of museums for history and art buffs. You can also go on a beautiful ride down the Seine which is wonderful day or night. The food and drink scene is also fantastic, so it’s worth eating out every night to taste the delicious delights. You could even go on an excursion so that you can see what else France has to offer.
And don’t forget to add the Northern Lights to your ultimate bucket list. You can read my previous blog about our trip to Iceland to see them.