“Travel is the only expense that makes you richer.”
Can you really get enough of traveling? If you are an adventurous spirit and a passionate traveler, the answer is No. You always seek something new and look forward to exploring the unexplored. It is almost like an addiction, seems like you can never stop thinking about the next travel spot.
Rather than a simple vacation, maybe you should consider more exciting destinations. Make the list of places you want to visit throughout your lifetime and go for it. Just don’t forget to send us a postcard!
These are 10 unforgettable bucket list trips that will eventually change your perspective on life and the world around you.
1. Havana, Cuba
When you say Cuba the first thing that comes to your mind is definitely music. Dancing to the tunes of salsa in one of the local clubs is a must. Cuba is all about dancing and that’s exactly what makes them so positive about life. If you are interested in the history of the country, we suggest you to see The Museum of the Revolution. You may or may not have heard of El Floridita. The bar and restaurant which was one of Ernest Hemingway’s favorite places is still a happening spot.
2. Chiang Mai, Thailand
Chiang Mai is famous for having more than 30 temples. Wat Phra Singh and Wat Chedi Luang are two most visited temples of all. Don’t miss Thai food, it’s delicious. If you are an animal lover you will enjoy spending time with gorgeous elephants at The Thai Elephant Conservation Center.
3. Reykjavik, Iceland
Iceland is a country abundant in natural beauty. It is home to some of the world’s most spectacular natural wonders. Reykjavik, as the country’s capital boasts lots of museums, restaurants and clubs. While still in Reykjavik, make sure you book the excursion to the majestic ice caves. Just one hour drive south from the city you can visit The Blue Lagoon Geothermal Resort. And if you want to see The Northern Lights, also known as Aurora Borealis, head to Iceland between mid-September and April, when the nights are fully dark.
4. Batu Caves, Malaysia
The Batu Caves consist of series of caves and temples beneath limestone hills. Visitors can reach them by stairs, there are 272 steps in total. At the very base of the caves, there is a 140 ft high golden statue of Lord Murugan, known as the Hindu god of war, wisdom and love. The site is one of the most popular Hindu shrines outside India – a place where many worshipers come to pay their respects.
5. Saint Basil’s Cathedral, Russia
Also known as the Cathedral of St. Vasily the Blessed, the site is one of the landmarks in Moscow. It was once used as a church. Today it serves as a museum and is one of the most visited tourist spots. The church was proclaimed UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1990.
6. Machu Picchu, Peru
This Inca trail footpath is definitely worth your visit. Maybe you will need to be in good shape to manage the trail, but the view from above is simply outstanding. The passage was built to connect the capital of Incan empire Cusco, Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu. This is one of the bucket list trips that will stay with you for life.
7. Great Barrier Reef, Australia
This natural wonder is in great danger. Due to the climate change and global warming, coral bleaching is progressing every day. Before it is too late, put the Reefs on your bucket list and enjoy this magical site.
8. Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, China
The majestic mountains are often compared to the floating mountains of Pandora, from the famous movie Avatar. In the past this area was considered remote and inaccessible, but today it is one of the popular tourist attractions in China. What makes this national park distinctive are pillar-like stone formations. They are the result of many years of physical erosion.
9. Grand Canyon, USA
Grand Canyon will not let you down. It is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Many people have been inspired by its beauty and grandeur. It is one unique place on the earth that will fill you with awe.