A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles. – Tim Cahill.
This quote sums up everything about travelling with friends. Travel by itself is fun but when it’s with friends, the fun increases many fold. Friends and travel – doesn’t that seem exciting? Do you and your friends have been planning to travel together for a long time but always end up having endless arguments on regarding destination? Then this is for you. We have curated the list of top 7 destinations that you and your BFFs should travel at least once in your lifetime for memories that will last forever.
Home to World Famous Giza Pyramid & Memphis
Go for a dive, camel rides, or just sit on the seashore with your friends in this magical city. Did you guess the city? It’s none other than the mystical Cairo. Don’t forget to take the ritual selfie of yourself and your friends touching the tip of the Great Egyptian Pyramids or kissing the Giza structure! Just a few hours away from the capital city of Cairo is the happening beach destination of Sharm El Sheikh. A tour to here should be in cards.
Not to Miss:
- Pyramids of Giza
- Egyptian Museum
- Al-Azhar Mosque
- Memphis Open-Air Museum
- Djoser’s Step Pyramid
Budget hotels with group stay options in Cairo
- Hotel Royal
- Bella Luna Hotel
- Cecilia Hotel
Golden Beaches, Gold ATMs, & Gold Souqs – The Dazzling City
This city has a lot of “grand” records. Everything, from Burj Khalifa to the Mall, the city of Dubai has everything that has a world record – magnificent beaches, beautiful wadis, fantastic weather, adventurous walks, huge malls, the best restaurants, and much more. Don’t miss dolphin watching and for sure go for that most popular snap in front of Burj Khalifa.
Go crazy at:
- Burj Khalifa
- Burj Al Arab
- The Dubai Mallo
- Wild Wadi Water Park
- Dubai Creek
Budget hotels with group stay options in Dubai
- Arabian Park Hotel
- Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai
- Dream Palace Hotel
The Cradle of Western Civilization & Home to Magnificent Acropolis
The journey with friends to this city would definitely be fascinating. You can have a tryst with the country’s history in modern setting – just to let you know the city is Athens from Greece. For sure, you would see the country in a new light. Explore its stunning sceneries, traditional mountain villages, and taste the delicious local cuisine. Where ever you go in Greece, you’ll find fun everywhere. A selfie performing the traditional Greek folk dances is a must.
Must visit in Athens
- Acropolis of Athens
- National Archaeology Museum
- Panathenaic Stadium & Olympic Stadium
Budget Athens hotels with group stay options
- Athens House
- Aristoteles Hotel
- Zorbas Hostel
The Football Kingdom which has Musical Broadways & Chocolates Too
Football is in the air of this city. This city is an European gem which is a budget and cheerful destination for a great holiday. Did you recognize the city? It’s Madrid. On reaching Madrid, book a cruise to Menorca, a great island of Spain’s Balearic Islands which has endless beaches, miles-long turquoise-watered bays and some excellent resorts. Don’t forget to have a friendly football match with the locals.
Top-rated Attractions in Madrid
- Plaza Mayor
- The Prado Museum
- Royal Palace of Madrid
- Temple of Debod
- Puerta de Alcalá
Budget Madrid hotels with group stay options
- Las Musas Hostel Madrid
- JC Rooms Santo Domingo
- Hotel Exe Plaza
Checkpoint Charlie & the Famous Wall
People know this city by its wall, the Berlin Wall. It is another getaway to enjoy the sun, culture, and nature. The epic comeback of Berlin, one of the most fascinating cities, not in Germany alone but in whole of Europe started with 2006 football World Cup. This was the much awaited turning point for the city which not only changed its image but also it’s economic and tourist stand.
Not to Miss Berlin Attractions
- Brandenburg Gate
- Reichstag building
- Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe
Budget Berlin hotels with group stay options
- ibis budget Hotel Berlin City Potsdamer Platz
- MEININGER Hotel Berlin Mitte Humboldthaus
- Arte Luise Arthotel
The Big Ben City
The Windsor Castle, Buckingham Palace, or just a bus ride – the royal city trip with friends is going to be an epic journey. That’s the city of London. A group selfie with London Eye in backdrop is for ages to keep. Also do make a point to take a trip to the Number 10 Downing Street. That’s famous door no. 10 where the British PM stays.
Top-rated Attractions in London
- Buckingham Palace
- London Eye
- Tower of London
- Big Ben
- British Museum
Budget hotels with group stay options in London
- Safestay London Elephant & Castle
- Travelodge London Cricklewood
- YHA London St Pauls Hostel
City of Two Continents
This city has its mark in two continents and has everything from food to clothing inspired by Asian touch and European style. Can you guess it? We are talking about the fascinating “Istanbul”. The crystal clear seas, miles-long seashores, and the food make Istanbul a fantastic city to explore. Take a bite of the famous kebabs and a go for a trip to the Grand Bazaar. Let your bargaining expert friend do all the talking here. A selfie in the famous Bosphorus cruise is a must.
Not to miss in Istanbul
- Hagia Sophia
- Sultan Ahmed Mosque
- Topkapı Palace
- Basilica Cistern
- Grand Bazaar
Budget hotels with group stay options in Istanbul
- Hotel Nena
- Lotus Hotel Istanbul
- Angel’s Home Hotel
The most important thing about travelling with friends is it makes the bond grow deeper. The crazy fun and handling the situations together will help you get to know each other even better and make your friendship stronger. The best part is all of this comes with memories that would be cherished forever.
Any crazy memories of travelling with friends? Do share the fun. Let’s laugh together.