07 Mar 22 Incredible Places You Just Have To Visit In Your Lifetime
Italy: The seat of power for the Catholics, the home of the Romans and a living example of Renaissance Era architecture – is a country like no other. Filled with picturesque trails, beautiful terraces and endless trails of cultural history, almost anywhere you go in Italy is assured to give you a pleasant and everlasting memory. And best of all, you’re guaranteed to be treated with the world’s best food, even if you end up visiting Italy’s rural areas. For an unforgettable trip in Italy, visit its top destinations, including Rome, Tuscany, Florence and Venice. Start your getaway exploring Rome, and its lovely streets filled with cultural and architectural treasures. Afterwards, make your way to Florence, and be amazed by its incredible Renaissance art and architecture. Then, take a road trip through Tuscany’s snow-peaked terrain, to appease your gastronomic urges with the world’s most mouthwatering food. Finally, settle down on Venice’s shores and admire the Mediterranean like a royalty. Whether you’re a foodie or a history buff, Italy is indeed one of the best countries to travel in the world.
India: From Ajanta’s ancient Buddhist caves to Goa’s sandy beaches, the sites to see in the world’s second most populous country are never ending. Far from Mumbai’s crowds, northern Kashmir is usually described as the Switzerland of India, where skiing is excellent and the pace is slower.
Wales: Often overshadowed by its highly acclaimed neighbors, many travelers are still underestimating Wales, but these are exciting times for this country; especially since Wales is now winning accolades for its remarkably preserved historic sites and extraordinary beauty. Extreme sports enthusiasts, hikers, adventurists, festival connoisseurs, foodies and culture vultures will all be spellbound here, be it on Gower Peninsula’s sandy beaches, in the quaint rural villages and towns or in the midst of Snowdonia’s rugged peaks.
Nepal: After a series of disastrous earthquakes and aftershocks, the tourism industry of Nepal is once again on the rise. Though hundreds are still homeless, and daily life isn’t fully back to normal, Nepal’s historic landmarks are being restored slowly and beautifully. The resilient Nepalese are finding their feet, and routes for trekking are reopening. Tourist dollars that are spent thoughtfully will go a long way in this country, choosing grass roots tour companies and independent home-stays ensures money will end up in the local pockets. And with stunningly varied landscapes – from the majestic Himalayas to lush jungles inhabited by rhinos, elephants and tigers – Nepal should be one of the countries you need to include to your bucket list.
Japan: Japan is an extraordinary blend of modern-day innovation and ancient traditions. The striking cultural and religious heritages from the past remarkably co-exist with the architectural and technological achievements in the present. There are thousands of impressive Buddhist shrines and temples all over the country, most of which are located in Kyoto – Japan’s cultural capital. The other culturally rich Japanese cities worth visiting are Kanazawa and Nara. One of the top countries to visit in Asia, Japan has a host of other notable places to visit, including the Japanese Alps, Chubu-Sangaku National Park, Osaka National Park, the Island Shrine of Itsukushima, Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, Imperial Palace and Mount Fuji.
Morocco: Home of Casablanca – is a marvelous treasure trove of world-class surfing, jaw-dropping mosques, surrealist landscapes and spice markets. The cuisine is unlike any other, with a mixture of French, Persian, African and Arab flavors.
Spain: A visit to Spain is sure to leave you yearning to return over and over again. Impressive beaches, wildlife and islands along with exquisite cuisines, animated nightlife and lively carnivals make Spain one of the top countries to visit. In addition, it has historic cities with rich cultural and art heritages.
New Zealand: There’s probably no one who has visited New Zealand that hasn’t immediately fallen in love with this enigmatic land. It’s really tough to find countries and places where travel junkies are more gratified in New Zealand, in terms of the grandeur of nature as well as the man-made marvels. New Zealand’s backdrop is totally magnificent, with its remarkable springs, snow clad mountains, widespread beaches and prehistoric forests. The synchronicity between Europeans and Maori people forms the basis of the distinctive and fascinating Kiwi culture. New Zealand is one of the best countries to travel to, thanks to its high-quality service and well-developed infrastructures. What’s more, the beer, wine and food of this land offer visitors with a supreme sense of taste.
Kenya: Once you have laid eyes on the elephants, leopards and lions, there are Lake Turkana’s otherworldly landscapes, the beautiful tribes of Chalbi desert and pristine white sands along the Indian Ocean to discover.
Portugal: Small yet mighty, Spain’s neighbor has a distinct language, cuisine and culture. During summer, make sure to visit the western village of Comporta – the country’s answer to Ibiza. And, of course, no trip to Portugal is complete without a glass of delightful port wine from the Douro Valley.
Thailand: With its intriguing history and colorful culture, it’s no wonder Thailand is often deemed as one the best countries to visit in Southeast Asia. From national parks and secluded islands to elaborate places and Buddhist temples, Thailand truly has all the hallmarks of a perfect vacation destination. Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, with its gigantic malls and bustling streets, sharply contrasts with the serene villages in the hilly regions. But, this diversity is what exactly makes Thailand a gripping destination for travelers. Plus, the people here are rather convivial and Thai food is simply mouthwatering and irresistible.
Netherlands: Forget the reasons why wild youngsters flock to Amsterdam! Go to Rotterdam, Amsterdam and other crannies of this stunning country for the gorgeous countryside, unparalleled coffee and incredible museums.
Colombia: Colombia’s tourism is picking up, with more and more travelers realizing that country’s past reputation for drugs and crime is far from the realities on the ground. And the perpetually welcoming will make you feel this way as well. Go there now, and you’ll in an instant discover what the buzz is all about. Enjoy a slice of paradise on majestically white beaches lapped by the Caribbean Sea, trek to the Lost City’s jungle-strewn ruins, explore its verdant coffee growing region and head to cities like the enchanting Cartagena or the innovating and bustling Medellin.
Ireland: From boisterous pubs and castle hotels to the greenest countryside you’ve ever seen, Ireland is an absolute feast for all your senses. To experience an epic trip in Ireland, rent a car, and take the longest road trip in the world on the Wild Atlantic Way.
France: A trip to France, one of the most beautiful and romantic countries on earth, will ruin your normal life in so many ways. For one, every other language will just sound harsh, after spending days listening to the French talk. Furthermore, all other kinds of food will seem tasteless once have savored the true French cuisine, especially when you have experienced the grandeur of the street cafes in France. Still, a trip to France is something you should put in your bucket list. Although Paris draws most of the attention in France, the country certainly has a lot more to offer beyond the walls of the “City of Lights”.
South Africa: Diverse, large and unbelievably beautiful, South Africa is place that does not disappoint its visitors. A major cultural hub of Africa, South Africa has a couple of cities that have been constantly ranked as among the ultimate destinations for travelers – Johannesburg and Cape Town. Moreover, it has a slew of amazing attractions, such as Table Bay, Table Mountain, Addo Elephant National Park, Kruger National Park and Franschhoek’s vineyards.
Canada: With its breath-snatching scenery, lively cities, and welcoming atmosphere, Canada is indeed one of the countries that should be in every travel junkie’s bucket list. As the largest country in North America, Canada is a vast nation blessed with spectacular coastlines, spacious prairies, virgin forests and the Arctic plains. Even though much of it is of British and French descent, Canada is a host to mosaic of multi-cultural communities.
Switzerland: Switzerland’s scenery is almost certain to take anyone’s breath away. The cities in this multilingual and diverse country are cosmopolitan and lively, and the transportation routes are excellent. And with its flawless cities and small size, it’s not hard to visit most of Switzerland’s top sites since major attractions lie close to each other. To make things better, it is a safe place to travel, making it one of the top countries for solo travel.
Greece: Despite its recent economic crisis, Greece still remains a premier tourist hub, thanks to historic cultural heritages as well as natural spectacles, including islands, mountains and beaches. Blessed with a wealth of Mother Nature’s riches, the grandeur of Greece’s natural beauty extends to the Mount Olympus’s cloud-covered peak from the colossal Aegean.
Australia: Australia is not just a country, but a whole continent. With its one-of-a-kind landscapes, diverse culture, extraordinary fauna and flora, and various ethnic groups, Australia feels like a world with our beautiful world. Be prepared to be awestruck by some of the world’s most exotic natural wonders, such as the Great Barrier Reef and Uluru. Also, get ready to witness some of the exotic terrain, from the Whitsunday’s uninhabited island to the Australian outback. And, if you want entertainment and culture, move your feet to the cities of Melbourne and Sydney, and experience entertainment like never before.
USA: Looking for a good reason to explore your own backyard? America’s gleaming urban setting may not attract adventurous travelers, but its natural treasures can for sure have a lasting impact on anyone. From the world-famous Grand Canyon to the countless national parks dotting the terrain, the charming natural wonders in the United States are indeed enough to put it on the spotlight. Exploring the National Parks, like Yosemite and Yellowstone, will be extremely breathtaking and may change you whole view on the country. Not to mention, there are plenty of places in the US that are worth seeing, such as the crystal clear waters of Lake Tahoe, California’s beaches, the Great Smoky Mountains and the islands of Hawaii.
Vietnam: Forget the bloody Vietnam War! As far as we’re concerned, Vietnam is not just one of the best countries to visit in Southeast Asia, but in the entire world! With its magnificent mountains and thrilling adventures, Vietnam feels like a destination hardwired for nature lovers. A paradise for foodies, the country also has tasty street food and has a variety of pleasant tropical fruits like watermelon, mango, mandarin, banana and pineapple. And, by the way, did we mention that it’s fairly affordable, and has friendly people?
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