What to do there: Hit up some fancy cafes, Visit the famous Ghibli Museum (Don't forget to shout TOTORO!, just kidding), and most importantly, take a bullet train to Nagoya and Kyoto.
9. Reykjavik, Iceland
If you and your friend(s) are photoholics, or even better, fans of Game of Thrones? well, you should not miss this place as Iceland is breathtaking, the most beautiful place.
A bus tour from Reykjavik will take you all around the volcanic island so you can get your perfect Instagram in front of a waterfall or a mountain ridge.
What to do there: Just take plenty of pictures, and if you get the chance to capture the Northern Lights or a selfie in the Blue Lagoon, you are the Insta-Star for life.
8. Barcelona, Spain
Any food lover here? Well, Spain, and more specifically, Barcelona, is not only famous for its unique, dream-like architecture. Barcelona is a dream destination for foodies as well, and options are endless.
What to do there: EAT!, you will find all sorts of local must-eat foods to delve into, many of which date back to hundreds if not thousands of years.
7. Kathmandu, Nepal
Kathmandu has everything from ancient Buddhist and Hindu cultures and temples to spice markets bound to have you sneezing or buying exotic products by the kilo. Kathmandu, which seems a hell of a chaotic and crazy at first glance, has a lot of stories to tell. People are more than welcoming, the local foods are amazing, and cultural diversities are overwhelming.
What to do there: First thing first, don't forget to visit the old market of Kathmandu, Ason, then you can try some local street food, go for a day-cycling in and around Kathmandu or take a scenic flight to Everest.
6. Rome, Italy
Long-walk lovers, don't forget to check Rome, it is a walkable city that you can hit all the major ancient sites, including the Colosseum.
What to do there: Take a long walk around the city, gelato in hand, your BFF by your side, and a town to take your sweet time strolling through
5. Goa, India
If you and your BFF love three-Ss (Sun, Sand, and Spices?), then Goa should be in your checklist right now! A kaleidoscopic blend of Indian and Portuguese cultures, sweetened with sun, sea, sand, seafood, susegad, and spirituality, Goa is India's pocket-sized paradise.
One of the best placeS to have fun with your (BFFs), or even better, you can go in a large group, and you won't hear anyone complaining about anything.
What to do there: Booze!, booze is cheap, seafood is fantastic, and of course, it's a beach! Go take a plunge in that salty water.
4. Lisbon, Portugal
For travelers who are lazy and not good at planning, Lisbon is the right place for you, as Lisbon is one of the oldest cities of the world, it's a new tourist favorite as this city has all the appeal of other European towns without too many must-see spots.
What to do there: Head to a nearby beach, stroll through narrow, cobblestone streets full of historic landmarks.
3. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur is the capital city of Malaysia which have some of the sleekest, tallest skyscrapers and lots of malls and shopping places. It's the perfect destination for a duo with slightly different ideas of fun. Compromise by doing it all!
What to do there: Go Shopping! With myriads of shopping malls and districts, you will find the best outfits for you and your BFF(s) at reasonable prices.
2. Lima, Peru
Lima is an absolutely beautiful coastal city with one of the world's largest fountain parks. If you and your friend want a town with a six-mile stretch of parks overlooking the ocean, and actual beaches right below it, Lima is your place.
What to do there: Try the delicious meal as Lima is a culinary haven due to its high volume of world-class chefs with local restaurants.
1. Dublin, Ireland
Well, if you're planning a trip with your friend(s) in Dublin, Ireland, choose a holiday season Christmas and New Year's decor makes everything feel really festive. Ireland's winter temperature is relatively mild, and even a slight aversion to cold won't ruin your trip.
What to do there: Dublin serves plenty of fun indoors, go check out Guinness Storehouse, get comfy in a pub, see a show at one of Dublin's many theaters.