In the 21st century traveling has never been easier than it currently is. With all the technological advances and traveling deals even going to the most remote destinations is extremely affordable and more accessible than ever. Not only is traveling to new places ridiculously fun, it is also extremely educational. Learning about the world around you helps you step outside of your comfort zone and opens your mind up to new ideas and different perspectives. Explore the world around you and experience unique adventures by checking out these places you have to visit before you die.
Surrounded by a barrier reef and a blue lagoon there aren’t many islands that can compare to Bora Bora. Lying just northwest of Tahiti it is known for its iconic bungalow resorts that are built right on top of the water. With room prices ranging from luxurious to affordable all budgets can experience this majestic island. The resorts on the island surround two inactive volcanoes found in the middle of the lagoon and its clear blue waters make it the perfect location for scuba diving and snorkeling. Whether you are interested in the gorgeous views, the water activities, exotic marine life or relaxing in the sun, Bora Bora is guaranteed to be one of the most unforgettable and unique getaways you will ever have.
Rio de Janeiro
Known by inhabitants simply as Rio, Rio de Janeiro is the second largest city in Brazil. It is home to one of the new Seven Wonders of the World, the Statue of Christ the Redeemer. This statue of Jesus sits of top of Mt. Corcovado over 2000 feet above the sea. It is a pretty steep and difficult hike to get to the top but once you are there it is well worth the trip in order to get a view of this breathtaking monument. Another thing Rio is famous for is its beaches as well as its Carnivals that feature lots of Samba music and native food dishes. Even if you are on a budget you can still experience tons of the amazing sights Rio has to offer at no cost at all.
The capital city of Hungary, Budapest is the largest city in the country. It is also regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in all of Europe. Divided by the Danube River, Budapest is magnificent to look at once the sun goes down. With colorful lights glowing all around the city and beautiful reflections everywhere you look on the water. The city was built on top of more than a hundred thermal springs that supply hot water to public baths available all over the city. It is a great place for travelers to learn about history, architecture, Hungarian culture or to simply get away and relax in one of their many springs.
Nicknamed The Forbidden Kingdom, Beijing is known for its imperial history. It is the place where emperors once ruled and it is also one of the best places in the world to hike. Many visitors plan to take on the Great Wall whenever they visit or explore the many markets in Beijing. You will find all kinds of handmade Chinese pieces and don’t even thinking about leaving before taking a bite of authentic Peking duck. Don’t think that the city is all about culture and religion. Beijing has a great nightlife with various late-night bars, operas, boat rides and even jazz bands to entertain you well into the night.
Sometimes the most beautiful places are right in your own backyard. Canada’s most diverse city, Vancouver is home to residents whose cultures span far and wide. Its yearly festivals celebrate the different ethnicities that make up the city. So, no matter what time of the year you visit you will be sure to find something that is going on. With all the different cultures in Vancouver that means you will have the opportunity to try some of the most unique dishes from all over the world. Don’t forget to visit the Richmond Night Market, a vibrant market that’s full of booths filled with souvenirs and authentic foods.
These are just a few of some of the most amazing places in the world. So stop reading about all the places you can visit and get out there and see them. No matter what time of the year you go you are sure to be amazed with all the things these stunning places have to offer.