Destinations to do at least once in your life
Although our planet offers countless places and extraordinary landscapes to discover, we have tried to gather in this article among the most beautiful destinations in the world, must-see for the greatest travelers. Of course this list could not be exhaustive as there are so many places to discover. Moreover it is a complex exercise because subjective, the tastes of each one being a source of motivation of different trip.
>Yet, we still try to make this list mixing natural spaces and urban motivations across all continents. A sort of ultimate “To do list” for the long-distance traveler.
Victoria Falls, Zambia / Zimbabwe
Victoria Falls, locally known as Mosi-oa-Tunya “the smoke that roars”, is located on the Zambezi River on the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. Two national parks surround these magnificent waterfalls. Victoria Falls is one of the largest waterfalls in the world, its power is such that it constantly sprays the Zambezi forest with the drops of water that form on impact, so it is not uncommon to observe rainbows in this indescribable landscape.
The Cordillera Blanca, Peru
The Cordillera Blanca is a mountainous massif of the Peruvian Andes, it is of an incomparable beauty. This environment allows you to discover different types of landscapes with a single hike. Green plateaus tended by Peruvian cows, rocky and snowy cliffs and icy lakes, everything is gathered to make you live an extraordinary experience.
The Grand Canyon, United States
Many travel guides will recommend this mythical place, and this popularity is not due to chance. The Grand Canyon of Arizona is a national and international treasure not to be missed. After having walked through this gorge dug by the river of El Dorado, the experience will make you understand that nature is sometimes as indispensable as indefinable.
Machu Picchu, Peru
The Machu Picchu that we can translate by “old summit”, is an ancient Inca fortress built during the XV century in Peru. This city contains three unique structures, the Temple of the Sun and its royal tomb, the Intihuatana astronomical observatory, and the Temple of the Three Windows. Finally Machu Picchu is part of the seven new wonders of the world and it is classified in the world heritage of the UNESCO.
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Paris, the capital of France, is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The city of lights is a dream destination with its atypical architecture symbolized by the Eiffel Tower. Walking or biking through this city is the best way to enjoy its many assets through its cafes, restaurants, alleys and buildings of an unequalled style.
If you want to taste the bella vita, Tuscany is the ideal region. Its historical, gastronomic and artistic heritage is exceptional. Tuscany is the city of Florence, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Galleria dell’Academia, but it also includes the island of Elba with its white beaches, boat trips and many restaurants and stores that will make you discover the Tuscan culture.
The Great Barrier Reef, Australia
The reefs of the Great Barrier Reef are the largest coral reef in the world. This living body visible from the ground is the pride of Australia, it is the only one of its kind in the world’extends for 2300 kilometers along the coast of Queensland, in the northeast. The extraordinary external beauty of the Great Barrier Reef is nothing compared to the colorful and dynamic world under the sea.
Snorkeling is an experience that may leave a mark on your life.
Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
The Fiordland National Park is located in the South Island of New Zealand, it contains beautiful rainforests, waterfalls and breathtaking cliffs. This park is part of the Te Wahipounamu region and belongs to the UNESCO world heritage. In the Fiordland Park, you can go hiking on land or cruising on the sea to observe its marine life and its great variety of birds, as it is an important area for bird conservation.
Oia is known as one of the most beautiful villages in the world and is part of the small Greek archipelago, Santorini. In addition to its unusual architecture, the village of Oia offers a magnificent view of the volcano of Palea, Nea Kameni and one of the cliffs of the island Thirassia.
Oia, also called Apano Meria “the highs” is the ideal place to relax by walking its narrow streets between taverns, stores and cafes.