10 Best Places to Travel in November
With so many destinations at hand to spend the November holidays, planning a trip can be tricky. Whilst some relax with friends and spend time with their near and dear ones, others around the world try out new and exciting things by exploring new places. Whether one wants to laze around on a beach somewhere or wander graffiti-laden colorful streets, there are alternatives to suit every taste. Either way, no matter the travel preferences here are some of the best places to travel in November around the world.
Visitors come to Argentina and fall in love with the leafy boulevards, hip galleries, elegant architecture and effortlessly smooth citizens of Buenos Aires. Sometimes known as the “Paris of the Southern Hemisphere,” this elegant Latin country holds tight to its European roots while proudly putting forth a new generation of artists and tastemakers. But it is important not to forget the other delights of Argentina – the Pampas that remain the realm of the Gauchos, the icy wilds of Patagonia, thundering Iguazu Falls and the vineyards of Mendoza. There is also an endless stream of waterfalls triggering severe wanderlust across the country, making it as one of the best places to travel in November. Argentina’s Cataratas del Iguazú offers a multi-faceted and truly visceral experience. With bragging rights over almost two-thirds of the falls, it is easy to spend a full day or two exploring all it has to offer. Whether one wants to go wildlife-spotting in the Iguazu National Park or take the Tren de la Selva to the top of the falls, there are plenty of ways to get up close and personal with the UNESCO-listed site. Argentina’s captivating cavalcade of natural environments is simply astounding.
China feels like a hundred different moods, landscapes and countries rolled into one. China is a big country, and it has some big attractions, from the Great Wall of China to the amazing terracotta warriors. China has heaps of important sites that are just as worth visiting as the big sellers and makes up as one of the best places to travel in November. Neon cities, remote villages, deserts, head to Sichuan to see the mountains and the panda bears, follow the Silk Road, smoky markets, and ancient artifacts – there are new adventures around every corner. Even after a lifetime in China, there would still be more to see, taste, admire and experience. This holiday destination makes up as one of the perfect and best places to travel in November.
Preserved medieval villages with cobblestone roads, storybook castles and beautiful churches galore, Romania offers a quintessential European experience. The kicker is it is all for a fraction of the price of other areas of Europe. To add to the allure, the Eastern European gem is also home to what is known as Dracula’s Castle, making it as one of the best places to travel in November. Transylvania is the place to check out this cliff-top castle set against the dramatic backdrop of the Carpathian Mountains. One of the major treats of Romania is that a lot of the worth-seeing attractions are free. Hike in Brasov, wander the amazingly-preserved medieval town of Sighisoara (the reported birthplace of Dracula) or gawk over the architectural beauty of Cărtureşti Carousel, a bookstore in Bucharest, the country has a lot to offer.
Spectacular, isolated and home to the famed Galapagos giant tortoise, Ecuador’s Galapagos Islands really do feel like another world. Inquisitive sea lions and spiky marine iguanas breach and bask between island and shore, while friendly hammerhead sharks patrol the depths and blue-footed boobies cut through the sky, making it as one of the best places to travel in November. The Galapagos’ reputation as a bucket-list destination really does precede the out-of-this-world display of incredible animals and fauna which, after a five-week visit in 1835, inspired Charles Darwins’ “On The Origin Of Species.” From sharks and sea lions drifting through clear seas, to giant tortoises gently munching their way through green fields and blue-footed birds gliding through clear skies. The Galapagos Islands have so much more to offer than just snorkeling, like, cycle trips, day hikes, walking tours, or kayaking. Nowadays, the islands host a steady stream of modern-day explorers. And for good reason – as far as face-to-face wildlife encounters go, the Galapagos wildlife experience rivals even the likes of Africa.
Poland is the ideal place for a budget-friendly, off-season escape. Perched on the edge of the Baltic Sea, this Eastern European country sees Jewish heritage and medieval architecture join forces for a destination with history, food, and cities like no other. This place makes as one of the best places to travel in November. Winter here captures the country in all of its magical, snowcapped glory. Fewer people crowd the slopes of the Tatra Mountains (a range forming the border with Slovakia), which means one can enjoy a cross-country ski trip or snowshoe adventure. But aside from on the off-season, Poland is already incredibly inexpensive for travelers. Yet to adopt the Euro, the currency of the Polish Złoty will do your wallet wonders. From dining at traditional restaurants such as Kurna Chata in Wroclaw, with feasting on pierogi with sauerkraut with a glass of wine to pair with it and wandering around the stunning streets of Krakow, the country has a lot up its sleeves.
Without giving too much thought to its northern neighbor, South Korea is finally getting some time in the sun as a truly dynamic destination full of spirit, surprises, and some of the spiciest food on the planet, making it as one of the perfect and best places to travel in November. Capital Seoul may seem worlds away from Korea’s moniker – the Land of the Morning Calm, which is so named because of its beguiling natural beauty but is an exciting, non-stop city of glittering lights and towering skyscrapers, where nothing really ever seems to quieten. But out of the city, discover a land filled with temples, pagodas and palaces, lush green landscapes, and cuisine that goes beyond the ubiquitous Kim Chi. This holiday destination makes up as one of the perfect and best places to travel in November.
Croatia has recently piqued the interest of curious travelers searching for sunshine, sand, and scenery. The chic cities of the glittering Adriatic coast, charming cobblestone towns, UNESCO World Heritage sites and thriving food and wine scene ensure visitors’ curiosity is amply rewarded. Like many others, fall in love with the treasures of this Balkan beauty. This magnificent region is home to over 1,000 islands and only under fifty of such islands are actually inhabited. The vibe here is chilled and quiet in the month of November, making it as one of the best places to travel in November. Treat the taste buds to the delicious fare the country has to offer by eating local produce and drinking locally brewed beer which is carbon friendly. It is no surprise that coastal Croatia serves up a variety of tasty seafood, like, fresh fish, mussels, oysters, prawns and the list goes on. Be it on land or sea, walking or adventure cruising, Croatia will have its visitors in the palm of its hand.
If one likes the countries monarchic, cities few and mountains snowy, then Andorra makes one of the perfect and best places to travel in November during the holidays. Squished into the eastern Pyrenees between France and Spain, this tiny little country is best known for its skiing, smuggling and lax tax laws. Even if one is not much of a skier though, there is still plenty to like about this Lilliputian land. The shopping is top-notch and duty-free as well, the cuisine – drawing on the best of French and Spanish gastronomy – is predictably delish, and the scenery stunning. At only 468 square kilometers in size, a foreign border is never too far away, if one decides to explore another country. Mountainous Andorra is a great spot for an action-packed family adventure. Climb to the summit of Pic Maia, walk to the beautiful Siscaro Lakes, mountain bike across the Cortals Valley and zip line through the treetops. There is absolutely no chance of getting bored in the country, especially on a trip to Noguera River, one of the top five rivers for white-water rafting in all of Europe.
Head to East Africa and get to know this continent at its most wild. Home to ‘the Big Five’, a big mountain and a whole host of big experiences, Tanzania is a must for every African adventurer, making it as one of the perfect and best places to travel in November. Roam the world-renowned Serengeti National Park, made up of 15,000 sq km of rolling savanna, keeping an eye out for an astounding array of animals as you go. One will spot everything from miniature dik-dik antelopes to lions and the noble African elephant. Plus, one will also have the chance to see endangered black rhinos on a safari to the Ngorongoro Crater. Search for predators in the Ngorongoro Crater, chill out on Zanzibar’s perfect beaches and climb the continent’s highest peak. Tanzania offers outdoor experiences, supreme wildlife viewing, warm people and the chance to connect with ancient cultures. This holiday destination makes up as one of the perfect and best places to travel in November.
If one is fond of bodies of water just not so keen on salted ones then Malawi is just the place to be on the November holidays. Malawi boasts shots of yachts afloat on emerald waters and folks snorkeling among colorful fishies making it as one of the perfect and best places to travel in November holidays. A natural quality of meromictic-ness – which basically means a lake’s water depths don’t mix – is to thank for Lake Malawi’s ridiculously clear waters. Beachiness, just not as one is acquainted with. Malawi’s dry season, meaning the November holidays, is the best time to visit. Dryness, tempered warmth and reams of sunshine ensue. Nestled between some of East Africa’s blockbuster destinations is Malawi, a country small in geography but large in appeal. The country is full of contrasts, the most obvious being that it is a nation of fisherman – despite being landlocked – owing to the clear waters of Lake Malawi. It also boasts verdant highlands and tropical forests, undulating valleys and exceptional game viewing within its national parks. Malawi is also home to some of the continent’s friendliest folk, meaning it’s a country well worth considering on one’s African agenda for the perfect November holidays destination.