Are you planning on taking the trips of a lifetime you’ve always wanted to? That trip you’ve been procrastinating on, that dream trip you haven’t had because of time, work, children etc. or, are you making a bucket list of places you must visit in your lifetime? Then worry not, we’ve got you covered. Below is a list of totally awesome places you must visit!. From the whitewashed cave houses of Santorini to the ancient city of Petra, all are places you just have to visit.
TOP 10 TRIPS OF A LIFETIME YOU HAVE TO TAKE
Santorini (also known as Thira) is a beautiful island that sits in the historic Aegean Sea, between Athens and Crete. This beautiful city is blessed with clear blue sky, beautiful beaches with its whitewashed houses that are a scene to behold.
This Greek island promises exciting activities to be done, from visiting the fish spa to visiting its black-sand beaches to eating a delicious Fava me koukia (mashed up fava beans), to enjoying a lounge by the volcanic beaches, and visiting so many archaeological sites and oh, the wine! Find out how Santorini’s famous wines are made. Finally, you can stay at Perivolas and even visit the island’s capital city Fira.
2. BLUE LAGOON, ICELAND.
See the amazing view and picturesque scene Iceland has to offer. This saltwater blue lagoon offers a heated pool, and clay from this lagoon can be used as a clay mask to give you the perfect skin. So you not only get to rejuvenate your skin but also get to relax and enrich your soul. And hey, it won’t hurt to get some few spa sessions in!
3. THE PYRAMIDS, EGYPT.
Africa, a place of endless beauty and wonder. Egypt more specifically is a North African country that houses one of the Seven Wonders of the World, its PYRAMIDS.
Now, you may be wondering how Egypt can be exciting. Visiting its pyramids is one amazing and fascinating thing to do. The pyramids are said to house Egypt’s dead pharaohs and their gold’s inside of them, you get to learn about Mummies, see and learn firsthand about Egypt after all you’ve seen from your favourite movies.
Furthermore, Egypt as a country has a lot of exciting activities to do aside visit the pyramids and the sphinx, you can visit the Nile River, one of the largest rivers in Africa which is home to crocodiles, you can go on dinner cruises in Cairo, go for hot air balloon rides above the city of kings, celebrate the sun festival at Abu Simbel Temples and so much more!
4. VENICE, ITALY.
Venice, the capital of Italy’s northern Veneto region is a beautiful city of music, literature and history. This amazing city has no roads, just canals to lead you wherever you want to go, isn’t that amazing?.
This city is filled with wonderful art and beauty waiting to be seen. From visiting the grand canal to visiting the Doge’s palace, visiting St Mark’s Basilica, to visiting Murano, Torcello and Burano islands, this city is simply the BOMB!.
5. MACHU PICCHU
Machu Picchu, an Incan citadel located in Peru is a place to behold. The lost city of the Incas, this city was believed to be created as an estate for the then emperor, Pachakuti.
This city is one of the most visited tourist attraction Centres in the whole world. The fascinating thing is getting to learn about the Incan people while walking on the very same grounds they walked on ages ago.
The stone walls of this beautiful city is a sight for sore eyes. While still in Peru, there are a lot of activities you can do such as visiting one of its amazing hanging Cliffside hotels, visiting the amazon river, visiting one of its deep canyons and of course, it’s rainbow mountains.
Have I mentioned how truly beautiful Africa is? I’ll emphasize that again because Zambia is amazing. From taking “flight of angels” (a helicopter ride, cool name though) over its Livingstone and famous Victoria falls and visiting the Thorntree river lounge, to visiting Zambezi national park (my favourite) where you get to see all kinds of animals! , to visiting Bangweulu wetlands, to visiting Liuwa plains, Zambia is truly a hidden gem to be explored.
7. JELLYFISH LAKE. PALAU
Want to go swimming? How about you visit this beautiful lake. The jellyfish lake is home to millions of golden jellyfish who migrate here daily.
This lake is roughly estimated to be about 12,000 years old and not to worry, although the jellyfishes in this lake possess stinging cells, they are not dangerous enough to cause harm to anybody. So you can still enjoy a good swim and nature’s beautiful view while at it.
The famous city of love and passion. Though cliché, you cannot deny the fact that Paris is one beautiful city to behold. From its beautiful scenery to music, to food, everything about this city screams romance.
From visiting the famous Eiffel Tower to Montmartre Hill sweet and savoury French gourmet food and wine tasting to visiting the Louvre Museum to visiting the Seine River and so much more.
Tokyo, the capital of Japan is a city like no other. This city is one beautiful city filled with numerous fun activities to do. This city is both unique and weird and that makes it different and more amazing than other cities I have listed.
Some of these weird and exciting activities include; cosplay go-carting, visiting Tokyo’s DisneySea, going to a robot restaurant (oh yes, you read that right), visiting Ghibli Museum and so much more.
10. ANCIENT CITY OF PETRA.
The ancient city of Petra which is located in southern Jordan is an amazing city filled with skilled craftsmanship. Visiting the city isn’t the only plus side, you can also visit The Siq, which is a canyon that connects Petra with the rest of the world, go hiking,
visit the monastery, and relax at the Movenpick Resort.