The world is becoming smaller, a direct result of technology and life in the modern world. This being said, more and more people around the world are packing their bags and heading for any/every amazing global destination. Though it’s impossible to pinpoint all the best travel experiences on earth, it’s not difficult to compile a short list to inspire world travellers. The destinations are waiting; so where does one go??
The United States National Parks: From Yellowstone National Park to Bryce Canyon, the US has some amazing natural wonders. Though it’s not one single destination, the national park experience as a whole is one that all world-travellers should take on. Breathtaking snow-capped mountains, eerie wind-cut rocks standing solitary out in the midst of a red desert, trout filled streams and the world’s largest trees; nature in the USA is at its finest.
What to do: Hike ‘the Narrows’ in Zion National Park
Dubai. One of the world’s most fascinating cities, this United Arab Emirates metropolis is truly stunning. From massive skyscrapers to outlandish man-made islands, this desert city shows what the right funds and resources can get you. Though there’s nothing too natural about this place, it’s a great starter destination for travelling in the Middle East, and a serious glimpse into the future.
What to visit: BurjKhalifa- the world’s tallest building.
Hanoi, Vietnam. The capital city of a country that has battled a seriously rough past, Hanoi is a superb glimpse into both old world and new world Vietnam. Saturated in historic and cultural attractions, choose the right Hanoi travel guides to take you around this major world attraction- there’s a lot to learn!! Quickly becoming one of Asia’s most visited countries, head to Hanoi and all of Vietnam’s top sights before it becomes too commercialized.
When to visit: October/November & April/May when the weather is most agreeable.
South Africa. Africa’s most eclectic destination, this country has battled a turbulent past as well. With some of the world’s most amazing wildlife, landscapes and gorgeous coastal visits, this unforgettable southern African destination has loads to offer every type of traveller. Find the right South African tour guides to show you the best spots of this iconic destination.
What not to miss: Cape Town
India. The second most populous country in the world, this amazing destination redefines international travel. Whether tourists are looking for spiritual cleansing, beach bumming, mountain trekking or chaotic cities- this country has it all. The ultimate test for world travellers, a trip through India is one of life’s unforgettable journeys.
Most famous destination: The TajMahal in Agra
Europe by Train: Travelling through Europe is another must-do experience for all travellers. Regardless of the company you’re taking along or theRail Pass that you have, one of the most amazing ways to tour the continent is by train. Sit back as the landscapes unfold before you, stopping off at every iconic European destination along the way.
Best time to visit: Late spring, early summer
New Zealand. Though an extremely compact country, New Zealandpacks in quite a punch, unendingly described as one of the world’s most beautiful destinations. Enjoy the mountains, the beaches, unique flora and fauna, the laid back lifestyle and the extremely friendly locals in the world’s most picturesque locales.
Just do: Adventure/Extreme sports!
Burma. Asia’s ‘last frontier’, this newly opened tourist destination has a few years left before the magic disappears. With unique destinations and awe-inspiring history/culture, any adventure traveller should get to this country as quick as they can while the mysticism still lingers thick in the air.
Where to go and what to see: Old Bagan’sancient temples
Machu Picchu. One of the world’s greatest wonders, this ancient Incan icon is both historically and visually stunning. Built almost 8,000 feet above sea level into a sharp mountain ridge, it combines religion, history, culture, and adventure travel all into one.
What not to miss: The Citadel of Machu Picchu.