Why not travel, when Life is so full of surprises and our planet, is blessed with marvelous wonders. If you get to cover even a minute fraction of everything this world has to offer, then bravado! For a lifetime, it seems not enough to drench in the beauty of this expansive planet.
Listing down a few places is nothing but a tough challenge. However, we are bringing you a list of breathtakingly beautiful destinations that might compel you to revamp your bucket list, pack your bags, probably get everything laid on a car roof rack and, start exploring.
Zhangye National Geopark, China
It seems like nature has merged two different occurrences into one marvel, the Rainbow mountains in Zhangye geopark, China. Magical as this place may look, the vivid hues of reds, yellows, oranges are the result of millions of years of sandstone deposit.
Flowing colors in this mountain array make one wonder if it is magic or a piece of art.
Pamukkale Travertines, Turkey
The terraced basin and beautiful waterfalls at Pamukkale are nature’s best infinity pool ever. Pamukkale, which means cotton castle in Turkish, is truly a traveler’s delight. After all, a picturesque thermal spring waterfall from the snow-covered travertines is such a rare geological occurrence.
Overlooking the ancient Roman spa city, Hierapolis, this site lets you wander in the ruins of the magnificent bathing spa, founded in early 2nd century B.C.
Bamboo forest, Japan
No picture can do justice to the narrow pathways covered between tall canopying bamboo trees. The bamboo forest has more to offer than pleasant views, the rustling sound of winds against the trunks and leaves of bamboo trees makes for a sound nothing less an auditory bliss.
Marked as one of Japan’s soundscape, this place provides enough contrast to the hustle and bustle of the city as well as our lives. A stairway to heaven as you walk through the fragrance of bamboo trees combined with visuals and auditories, you are having nothing less than a sensory treat.
Bora Bora Island, French Polynesia
Covered with scenic beauty this tiny island is home to overwater villas and floating bungalows. Alternate stretches of Coral reefs and of translucent lagoons portray the most beautiful landscape to the eyes.
The serenity of turquoise water and a panoramic view of Mount Otemanu is cherry on the icing.
Machu Picchu, Peru
This world heritage site situated at the height of 2403 meters, is home to the extraordinary ancient architects. Imagine the velocity of being on top of the mountains and simultaneously being surrounded by marvelous architectural buildings, looks like this place is a portal to another time zone.
Santorini Island, Greece
One of the largest volcanic eruptions in history, the remains make for colorful beaches covered with red, white and black volcanic lava stones. Overlooking the sea, this Cycladic island is a place so quaint and sheer beauty.
Watching the sunset from castles and blue dooms are nothing less than a fairytale experience. Dive into the rich cultural heritage of Greece and soar to sky-high towns, in a place, associated with the legend of Atlantis.
Covered with the densest concentration of Buddhist temples (more than ten thousand), this UNESCO World Heritage site has a history dating back from the 11th century.
The stupendous aerial view of beautifully constructed stupas and temples from a hot air balloon will leave you gasping with admiration for such detailed and precise ancient archeology.
The queen of Adriatic, La Dominante, City of canals, the floating city, this northeastern city in Italy seems to have abundant names and admiration from travelers all across the globe. This romantic and gorgeous site has been ranked as the most beautiful city in the World many times.
It is a perfect destination for someone who wants to savor the beauty of old-fashioned buildings and bridges. Gliding through this colorful city in a gondola or a ferry is truly an out of the World experience.
Traveling is an antidote to everyday stressful life. Some destinations prepare you to handle challenges well as they equip you with better physical and mental agility, while, the others might give you enough time for soul searching. These mesmerizing destinations will help you broaden your horizon and leave you enchanted for months. The memories you make on a journey are your lifetime treasures.
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