Lonely Planet names the best places to visit
If you can’t decide where to go next year, travel guide company Lonely Planet has some suggestions. The company has picked the island nation of Sri Lanka and the Danish capital of Copenhagen as its top destinations in the world to visit in 2019.
The Best in Travel 2019 book , credits Sri Lanka for being open to new travelers. Its online guide says: “Endless beaches, timeless ruins, welcoming people, oodles of elephants, rolling surf, cheap prices, fun trains, famous tea and flavorful food make Sri Lanka irresistible.”
Copenhagen earns kudos as “the epitome of Scandi cool” for its emerging food scene and established design hub.
The 2019 picks come from the company’s editors, researchers, locals and others, whose selections are then ranked by a panel of judges.