Top Destinations to Add to Your Bucket List

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Simply put, our planet is beautiful! Whether you’re into beach escapes, mountain retreats, rural havens, jungle explorations, desert adventures, or city break—there is somewhere for you. But what is on your travel bucket list? Where do you want to visit in your lifetime? Check out this list of stunning destinations to add to your travel bucket list for the holiday of a lifetime.


Top Destinations to Add to Your Bucket List


EUROPEAN DESTINATIONS

Paris

Would any travel bucket list be complete without Paris? Of course not! Filled with an amazing array of food cafes and restaurants, museums, boutique shops, and more. The Eiffel Tower is the perfect spot for a romantic break away for two or a sophisticated shopping spree for one!

Iceland

The Northern Lights are a sight to behold and never be forgotten, as is a dip in the incredible blue lagoon. Iceland isn’t only ice and snow—Reykjavik, the capital city, has some fabulous architecture, coffee shops, and restaurants that you won’t want to miss out on!

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MIDDLE EASTERN DESTINATIONS

Egypt

Egypt is the perfect place whether you are a lone traveler, a couple, or a family. The towering pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx are must-sees! But if you like your break to be less sandy, head to Hurghada beach for watersports and scuba diving.

United Arab Emirates

The UAE is the best destination in the Middle East for a bustling metropolis of things to do and see. It’s the perfect city break with great nightlife, lots of entertainment, some of the best restaurants in the world, and more shopping than you could ever dream of.

AUSTRALIAN DESTINATIONS

The Great Open Road

This 300-mile route, which runs between the Victorian cities of Torquay and Allansford and follows Australia’s south-eastern coast, is a 90-minute journey from Melbourne. The nine and half hour trip takes you past the Twelve Apostles—an incredible collection of limestone stacks, as well as some beautiful ocean views.

The Southern Lights

We have all heard of the Northern Lights, but the Southern Lights are often overlooked. These are just as beautiful as their distant cousins but are much harder to see—so it’s one for the bucket list! The best chance of seeing the dazzling phenomena is to travel as far south as you possibly can, which means to the island of Tasmania. Located on the island’s Freycinet National Park, you will have a front-row seat to the action, as one of the best places to see the Southern Lights with minimal light pollution interfering with your enjoyment.

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AMERICAN DESTINATIONS

Arizona

There’s plenty to see and do in Arizona, including the rather spectacular Antelope Canyon. This canyon is out of this world with all sorts of fascinating shapes and textures. Not to mention, the colors change depending on the time of day you visit. If you aren’t afraid of heights, you might want to add the Horseshoe Bend to your list. The Colorado River makes a horseshoe shape, which you can admire from over 1000ft above—if you’re not feeling vertiginous!

New York City

New York City
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While New York City is pretty cliché when it comes to bucket lists, once you have visited The Big Apple, it isn’t hard to see why. Shop ’til you drop, check out the fabulous street art, catch a show on Broadway, head up to the Empire State Building and enjoy the city that never sleeps- it really is a trip of a lifetime.

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