21 Destinations That Will Take Your Breath Away

Travel should inspire, invigorate the mind and bring the traveler new perspectives. These destinations definitely have to be seen to be believed. Here are 21 unusual, enthralling places to put at the top of your bucket list right now. It’s a big world out there, let’s get exploring. Drive through a centuries old Redwood Tree, dive under the Arctic and step into the real world of Avatar. These talented travel igers will whet your wanderlust.

Your destination inspiration:

1. Light up your life at the Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney

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2. Roadtrip challenge accepted: drive through a tree in Northern California

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3. Otherworldy rock formations in Antelope Park, Arizona, USA

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4. Visit the hidden shipwreck beach on Zakynthos Island, Greece

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5. Kiss on the famous Kjeragbolt boulder located in the Kjerag mountain in Rogaland, Norway.

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6. Visit the park where Avatar was filmed, Hunan China

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7. Explore the Pink City in Jaipur, India

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8. Visit the city carved into rock in Petra, Jordan

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9. La Dolce Vita in Riomaggiore, Cinque Terre, Italy

bucket list destination Riomaggiore, Cinque Terre

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10. Visit the Neuschwanstein Castle, Bavaria, Germany and sing “let it go”

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11. Get some perspective at Cathedral Cove, Coromandel, North Island, New Zealand

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12. Feel like a giant at Hobbiton and knock on Bilbo’s door, New Zealand

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13. Find serenity in the Arashiyama Bamboo Grove, Kyoto, Japan

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14. Watch the Aurora Borealis light up the night in Finland

bucket list destination northern lights, Lapland

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15. Dive under the ice in the Arctic before it melts

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16. Watch the sunrise over a sea of ancient temples in Bagan, Myanmar

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17. Stay in a traditional Mongolian Yurt

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18. Have a ridiculous amount of fun at the Boryeong Mud Festival, South Korea

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19. Sleep under the ocean at the Conrad Hotel, Rangali Island, Maldives

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20. Admire Gaudi’s architectural genius everywhere you look in Barcelona

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21. Stand on the edge of the world at Pulpit Rock, Preikestolen, Norway

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Our Readers Comments

  1. Very interesting, would like to receive more pics similar to these.

    • Hi Rudi,

      Thanks for the awesome feedback. Yes some of these places are truly spectacular.

      Hopefully in the near future we will put out another blog with other amazing places out there.

  2. Lovely destinations. Kissing on the famous Kjeragbolt boulder located in the Kjerag mountain must be a very scary especially if you fear heights.

  3. Wow, it’s amazing !. Hopefully one day I can go to interesting places. I also love traveling and photography. I often travel alone with my motorcycle. Thank you for giving me a useful information.

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