The world is filled with so much natural beauty — and nowadays it is easier than ever to travel abroad. We’re forced to question why so many people choose to go to the same places over and over, when each continent and country has a magnificent story to tell. Whether you’re in your twenties, thirties, or you’re young at heart, be sure to consider one of these wondrous places when planning your next vacation.
1. Verdon Gorge, Provence, France
Can you imagine anything more relaxing than gently floating in these sparkling turquoise waters?
2. Giant’s Causeway, Ireland
Ever wanted to see the result of an ancient volcanic eruption? It’s more breathtaking than you’d ever imagine.
3. Mamanuca Islands, Fiji
These Pacific islands are the closest thing to paradise you will ever see.
4. Fairy Pools, Isle of Skye, Scotland
Who says that magic isn’t real? These enchanting Celtic fairy pools beg to differ!
5. Antelope Canyon, USA
Many people go to Arizona for the Grand Canyon, but we think the photogenic Antelope Canyon is even better!
6. Glow Worm Cave, New Zealand
There aren’t many caves like this! Being here will make you feel like you’re in a scene from Lord of the Rings.
7. Pulpit Rock, Preikestolen, Norway
Want to feel like you’re standing on the edge of the world? You can do in Norway!
8. Lauterbrunnen Valley, Switzerland
Valleys don’t come any grander and greener than the ones in Switzerland.
9. Cascate del Mulino, Saturnia, Tuscany, Italy
If you do nothing else in Italy, be sure to visit these famous hot Saturnia springs.
10. Tianzi Mountains, Zhangjiajie, China
The Zhangjiajie tours are on many a travelers bucket list of things to do before they die.
11. Lake Nakuru, Kenya
If you’re a wildlife lover, there’s no better place for you than Lake Nakuru where you will witness thousands of pink flamingos as well as various other African animals.