Hope you all enjoyed this long summer and are ready now for some new travel spots recommended by Besides the Obvious for this autumn.
Let’s see our top travel destinations for October!
- United Arab Emirates 🇦🇪 Abu Dhabi
- Spain 🇪🇸 Solsona & Penyafort
- Wales 🏴 Cardiff
- Sri Lanka 🇱🇰 Haputale
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UAE 🇦🇪 Abu Dhabi
Here comes our ultimate Abu Dhabi Bucket List! Discover Abu Dhabi with us, we share the best places that you cannot miss! The first place we decided to visit in the UAE was the Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi, Qasr Al Watan. Qasr Al Watan is more than a palace. Click on the below articles to understand why.
- Abu Dhabi Bucket List – Discover Abu Dhabi with us!
- The Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi – Let’s visit Qasr Al Watan!
- Besides that, we recommend another town in Abu Dhabi emirate, a real gem, Al Ain. A tourist visit to Al Ain is always a good plan, for ex-pats, locals, and regular foreign tourists. This is still an Oasis in the desert. Check it out: A tourist visit to Al Ain
Spain 🇪🇸 Solsona & Penyafort
Solsona is one of the perfect plans from Barcelona. Even though, it has very few tourists. This is a town in the middle of a very sparsely populated region. The villages around are small and rural. Solsona the main point of inner Catalonia receives many Catalan visitors. Nevertheless, it is barely visited because of its isolated location. To Solsona you need to go on purpose but despite the effort, you will take to go it is very worth it.
Check it out: Solsona: one of the perfect plans from Barcelona
On a Sunday morning, we decided to visit some places in the heart of Penedés, in Catalonia. One of our choices was the Penyafort Castle (Castell de Penyafort), which is located to the south of the town of Santa Margarida i els Monjos, next to the river Foix. Penyafort Castle was originally a defense tower dating from the 12th century. From 1602, the complex was extended with several buildings and it was transformed into a Dominican convent with a church.
Check it out: Visit the Penyafort Castle – in the heart of Penedés
Wales 🏴 Cardiff
Cardiff is the capital and largest city of Wales. It is the eleventh-largest in the United Kingdom. Cardiff was a small town until the early 19th century. It became important as a port for coal when mining began in the region. In 1905 it became a city and in 1955 proclaimed the capital of Wales. Cardiff is the main commercial center of Wales as well as the base for the Senedd.
Check it out: Discover Wales – A day trip to Cardiff
Sri Lanka 🇱🇰 Haputale
You probably remember those old adventure movies with travelers in the unexplored Asian junglers. The complete picture includes early 20th Century train stations and colorful and exotic dressed people. Haputale is just a place to catch up with your childhood memories and explore for real and with your imagination once again.
Check it out: What to do in Haputale
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