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10 global destinations that are best visited in August

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10 Global Destinations You Can Visit in the Month of August

The month of August sees the season slowly, steadily, making a transition into autumn. The landscapes get pretty, the birds chirp louder, and life seems to fill every nook and corner around you. Looking for the perfect place to go for a vacation can be a daunting task in August since there are so many options for things to get confusing.

Here, we list out ten global destinations and places to visit in August with friends and family. However, make sure that you have good travel insurance before you book your tickets to one of these popular destinations that will fill you with memories of a lifetime, to the point that you’d want to go and see them again. Make sure that you start preparing for the passport, VISA, and travel insurance at least a couple of months before your trip to get the best deals.

1. San Francisco

Heading over to San Francisco means that there is a lot of fun and excitement waiting for you at bay. The city offers so much to do, and the Golden Gate ridge is a sight to behold, especially at night. The Golden Gate Park is another place that you can go to. It is a huge park with so many events happening in the evening that you can attend and enjoy.

2. Edinburgh

Edinburgh is home to some of the largest and the best art festivals around the world. King Arthur’s seat in Edinburgh promises a view that will pump you up with excitement. There are easy hikes around the city, which can take you to the viewpoints where you can observe the glorious skyline. Edinburgh Castle, which is on top of an extinct volcano, is also another popular tourist attraction.

3. Amsterdam

Amsterdam is the Dutch capital and has beautiful weather and is covered with natural beauty all around. It is the dream destination of many travellers. This city can be visited throughout the year, and the best place to go about is, is by taking a stroll down the streets or cycling around. You might also fall in love with the numerous cafes bustling with life and activity.

4. London

The world’s melting pot, London can overwhelm you in every sense. Being pleasantly warm in August, you can enjoy taking a stroll down the road and click some pictures of the approaching autumn. In London, you never feel sick for home food, since there are restaurants of all varieties that offer good food throughout. London has excellent connectivity across Europe, so travelling from one place to another gets much easier.

5. Maldives

The Maldives is one of those tropical places that has such a paradise-like effect that you’d want to stay there forever, just lying down on the sand, soaking in the sun, and indulging in the wide variety of water sports. It also has some great luxurious spas to help you unwind. When in the Maldives, make it a point to explore beaches — Banana Reef, Emboodhu Finolhu Island, Baros Island, Mihiri Island being a few.

6. Hawaii

Hawaii is undoubtedly one of the most desired tourist destinations. These are a group of six islands next to each other. These islands exude natural beauty, and it is one of the best places to enjoy the nightlife. One of the most popular islands here is Oahu where many people gather, as it has several events lined up to engage and entertain tourists.. If you get to the Island of Maui, you get to witness a panoramic view of the Pacific ocean. You can also play with dolphins at the Dolphin Quest in Hawaii.

7. Rome

An ancient place, Rome is soaked in history and culture and is an excellent place if you are someone who enjoys tasting both. Although generally warm, it is still one of the best places to visit in August. Witness some of the greatest marvels of the Roman empire spread around the city. Make it a point to see St. Peter’s Basilica — the home to Roman catholicism. The Colosseum is another place where you can marvel at the wonders and treasures of Rome.

8. Paris

If you are looking at a romantic vacation in August, then Paris is one of those places that you should certainly explore. The cafes on the sidewalks serve affordable food, and museums will tell you a lot about the history of France, its participation in the World Wars, and such. The boutiques spread out across the city are a great place for followers of popular fashion. Make sure that you do not just end your trip at the Eiffel Tower, but also go around to see boutiques like The Musée Marmottan or The Musee Rodin.

9. Vienna

Vienna makes for another cultural and romantic getaway. It is one of those cities that everyone should visit at least once in their lives to see how beautifully a city can be. The city spreads across water channels so that you can boat through the waterways in the city. It also has massive, well-decorated castles, such as the Schonbrunn and Hofburg that are a must-visit.

10. Bali

One of the cheaper places on the list, Bali has got a charm which stays with you for a long time. The exotic beaches with their sizzling food make for a popular tourist attraction. Once in Bali, make sure that you check out places like Nisa Dua and Pandawa beach. Also, this is a great place to shop around, as you will find some unique apparel designs.


With so many places to see, you need a good travel insurance which will cover any mishap during travel. To cover the financial costs, you can opt for a travel loan on Finserv MARKETS. Travel loans on Finserv MARKETS come with flexible repayment choices and zero collateral. You can avail up to Rs 25 lakh with minimum documentation, and the money is usually credited to your account within 24 hours. The process is entirely hassle-free and you can take up to 60 months to pay back your loan.

If you want to explore these places to visit in August, then this is an option that you can go for. A travel loan coupled with good travel insurance opens up doors to several exotic destinations for you.

Read more on planning your travel in advance only at Finserv MARKETS.

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