Who says that you can’t be both a weed and travel fan at the same time? If you enjoy a bit of cannabis occasionally, but also like traveling, these are the destinations that you should visit!
1. Amsterdam, The Netherlands
You probably know that Amsterdam is one of the world leaders when it comes to forward-thinking and an open mind. If you are up for fun and relaxation, you can’t go wrong with visiting the Netherlands.
The government legalized “soft drugs” as long as you stick to personal use. Yes, cannabis is a part of that category, but please note that you can’t possess or purchase more than five grams at a time.
If you have the chance, make sure to visit Amsterdam in November. You can visit the High Times Cannabis Cup, as well as numerous cafes selling weed products. Amsterdam is also an artistic city, which is why you should visit the Van Gogh and Rijksmuseum. The House of Anna Franks is another popular sight, but make sure to take a cruise through the canals, too.
2. Vancouver, Canada
You do not have to go a long way from the United States to enjoy cannabis and beautiful sights. In 2018, Canada introduced a law that allows using cannabis for recreational purposes as well.
There is no need to buy weed ahead of visiting Vancouver because you can find numerous dispensaries in the city. The choice is extensive, and it even covers potent types like MK Ultra Strain.
If you are a ski fan, make sure to try skiing in the local ski resort. Apart from that, you have beautiful parks, museums, as well as locations where famous TV shows and movies were shot. If you are looking for a place to eat, several restaurants allow you to consume marijuana with dinner if you bring it with you.
3. Prague, Czech Republic
We are going back to Europe now as we are heading to another country where weed is “relatively” legal. That means medical marijuana is legit, but if you stick to personal use, nobody will bother you even if you smoke in the streets. The police shouldn’t trouble you, and even if they do, the fine is as low as when you get a parking ticket.
Prague is a culture-rich and affordable destination. Your priority should be the impressive Prague Castle, which has breathtaking palaces, gardens, and churches. If you take a walk throughout the town, you will find different architectures and beautiful buildings. The city also has 30 bridges, and plenty of cafes to enjoy.
4. Phnom Penh, Cambodia
The name of the city is peculiar because Cambodia is an Asian country. Furthermore, it is the only destination in Asia that made our list. The locals can grow marijuana freely, which is the reason why you will find many people offering it on the streets. The reason why it is legal for growing is that the local cuisine utilizes this herb.
Cannabis is affordable, like everything else in Cambodia, which is why you will probably find cheap marijuana seeds easily. Even if you have any problems with the police, a bribe might be a better option than a fine.
Phnom Penh is an affordable destination, and major attractions include the Royal Palace that’s more than 700 years old, as well as many Buddhism shrines. Don’t forget the try Happy Pizza with a special secret ingredient!
5. Montevideo, Uruguay
We are now heading to South America. Montevideo is the capital and the biggest city in Uruguay, which is not a big country. The story about legalizing marijuana is an intriguing one – the government didn’t put legalization to vote.
Instead, they adopted a law that regulates marijuana growing and sale. However, it is not legal for tourists to buy pot, although it shouldn’t be a problem to obtain it.
Montevideo is an open-minded city as it also legalized abortions and gay marriages. Uruguayans love to dance and play football, as well as to visit the Promenade, which may be the most beautiful area of the city.
6. Lisbon, Portugal
Lisbon is another forward-thinking European capital. The entire country decriminalized marijuana, but they haven’t legalized it. You can expect a warning if you have less than 25 grams of cannabis on you, and the police catch you. Higher amounts than that will take you to court where you may expect fines.
The police are more relaxed toward tourists, and all you should do is not attract attention with your weed. Use the time spend in the city to visit the beautiful castles and breathtaking beaches of Lisbon. The city is a mixture of historical and contemporary buildings, and it offers numerous stunning landscapes to enjoy.
7. Kingston, Jamaica
You may think that marijuana is legal in Jamaica, but the government only decriminalized it. In theory, you could still pay a fine for possessing, but the sum is petty as long as you don’t have more than two ounces of the plant.
The government looks away when it comes to selling pot to tourists. That is why you can find death bubba and other strains on the streets and in hotels. It might not be smart to use marijuana in public as you might be pushing your luck, but that shouldn’t stop you from visiting the Bob Marley Museum in Kingston. The city also offers amazing architecture and landscapes, as well as tasty food.
8. Ibiza, Spain
The last location on our list is an island in Spain. Ibiza is a famous party destination for celebrities, and that is partly because you can possess 40 grams of marijuana legally.
If you are a fan of legal weed and DJs playing electronic music, you can party all day and night in Ibiza. We have to be honest and say that you won’t find many historical landmarks on the island. But do you even need them when you have impressive beaches, as well as watersports and other fun activities?
The laws related to marijuana vary from one country to another. That is why we singled out locations that weed lovers will enjoy, as well as cities that are important for the history of cannabis. Now that you have a list of desired destinations, pack your bags and head for a vacation of your dreams!
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