The Northern lights, also known as Aurora, are an amazing natural phenomenon that one has to see at least once in their lifetime. These beautiful lights in the sky are caused by charged particles smashing into the atmosphere and resulting in this pretty phenomenon. If you want to see this wonder of nature the best destination to travel to would be Norway.
The Northern lights can be seen from late autumn to early spring, so if you travel to Norway during winter, you have the best chance to get to see this magnificent display in the sky. Among other travel destinations to consider if you want to see the Northern lights are Finland, Sweden, Iceland and even Canada.
If you like traveling to warm places Australia is perfect for you. If you travel there in winter it’ll actually be summer in Australia. You can swim in the ocean and get your tan on at the beach while everyone else back at home is wrapping themselves in scarves and sweaters.
As a bonus you can dive and explore the Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. It’s so incredibly large and can actually be seen from space, and the marine life is so extraordinary. It’s definitely a travel destination to consider.
For those who love adrenalin and want to get out of their comfort zone – an African safari is the perfect vacation spot. Traveling to such an exotic destinations might do wonders for your outlook on life. You get to see different people and cultures and get to know them better, you get to experience things you’d never get to experience at home.
African safaris are a great way to see wild animals in their natural habitat, instead of just going to the zoo. It’s much more excited and will get your blood pumping with excitement. If that’s what you’re looking for, definitely add an African Safari to your travel itinerary.
4.See an active volcano
There are quite a few active volcanoes in the world and seeing one of them is an unforgettable experience. There’s a whole range of countries to choose from, depending on what you want to see and where you want to travel. Iceland, Japan, Italy, Spain, Hawaii, all these travel destinations should be considered when deciding to see an active volcano. It all depends on how safe do you want to feel on your travels.
Volcano voyeurs should keep in mind that while active volcanoes are mostly calm and tourist friendly, on rare occasions they erupt unexpectedly. We all remember how the volcano in Iceland basically stopped all air travel for 5 days due to huge eruptions of smoke. Be careful on your travels, and make sure you don’t get in danger on your quest for adrenaline.
5.Bungee Jump in Queenstown, New Zealand
Queenstown, New Zealand is a perfect travel destination for bungee jumping. There’s three different bungee jumping sites in Queenstown and this thrilling sport is what makes this place world famous. It’s a popular travel destination for adrenaline junkies.
The nature is beautiful, the sights are pretty and the experience of jumping off the bridge and experiencing free fall for a minute will leave you full of excitement and joy. One thing you don’t have to worry about is safety. Since Queenstown is so popular for this extreme kind of sport, it’s also one of the safest places in the world for bungee jumping.
6.Hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu in Peru
This is basically paradise for hikers. The trail itself isn’t that difficult but you get to see so much beauty on your journey. Lace up your hiking boots and get ready for a journey of a lifetime. You’ll walk through beautiful forests, ancient ruins and even clouds on your way to the peak.
The hike usually takes around 4 days, but can be done quicker. However, it’s advisable to take your time and make this hike last 4 days because of the difference in altitude and to make sure your body has time to get used to it. Either way, why would you want to rush? The whole point of traveling is to enjoy your time. So breathe in, relax and enjoy the exquisite sights at this exotic travel destination.
7.See two continents in one city in Istanbul, Turkey
Istanbul is a unique city that is definitely worth traveling to. Have you ever wanted to travel to Europe and Asia at the same time? Didn’t think it was possible? Well, Istanbul is here to prove you wrong. Istanbul is a transcontinental city that straddles the Bosphorus strait, with it’s historical center on the European side and a third of its population living on the Asian side.
It’s an amazing place to travel to, you’ll never be bored here. Istanbul has a lot to offer if you’re interested in culture and architecture, but it’s also one of the worlds best shopping destinations. Whatever you wish to do, you’ll find it in Istanbul.
8.Fly In a Helicopter over the Grand Canyon
A lot of people travel to the Grand Canyon, to see this unique natural wonder. This huge national park is truly a sight to behold. It’s so magnificent it was named a UNESCO Heritage Site in 1979.
While you should definitely hike there, walk all the trails, ride the mules and try rafting on the Colorado River, we also suggest seeing the Grand Canyon from above. It’s an amazing place, and you can only truly understand and see how vast, huge and beautiful it is if you fry over it on a helicopter.
9.Take an outdoor bath in Budapest
Travel to Budapest if you want to see some amazing European architecture. But that’s not the only thing this city has to offer. Budapest is also famous for its outdoor baths. The city has a few thermal pools that have healing qualities and will keep you warm even in winter.
They’re open during the summer season too, but if you really want to experience Budapest we suggest you go in the winter. Where else would you be able to take a hot bath, outside in the winter, while being surrounded by gorgeous european architecture? Only in Budapest.
10.Dance at the Carnival in Rio
The Carnival at Rio De Janeiro is probably the most famous carnival in the world. People from all over the world travel to witness this amazing party on the streets of Rio. The carnival happens every year, before the start of Lent. The carnival lasts 5 days and attracts around 2 million people each of those days.
So if you plan on going to Rio, and want to have the happiest, jolliest, most fun-filled 5 days of your life, make sure you travel there at the time of the Festival. You’re guaranteed to see a lot of dancing, a ton of colorful, exciting costumes and experience the true spirit of Rio.