One lifetime will never be enough to bask in all the beauty and wonders that the world has to offer. With minimal time, not to mention resources, no matter how much we itch to explore and give in to our wanderlust, we just can’t be everywhere all the time. With the development of today’s technology, however, we get to enjoy the other parts of the world in the comforts of our own home. Video calls, panoramic shots, and influencers vlogging somehow have made us travelers even if just through the lens of the camera. But there are exceptional and breathtaking places that videos and photos can never give justice to. Some places demand our presence and selfishly want our attention.
Calling all those bitten by the wanderlust bug, here are 6 highly recommended destination places deserving to be on your bucket list.
1. Santorini, Greece
Seeing the beautiful landscape, the clear skies, and sparkling sea, no one would’ve guessed that this paradise witnessed one of the largest volcanic eruptions ever recorded in history. The stunning landscape that Santorini now boasts off attracts couples and newlyweds because of its romantic vibe and exquisite beauty. Apart from its beauty, Santorini also has plenty of historical sites to entertain its tourists. Some of them include The Museum of Prehistoric Thera, the Minoan Bronze Age ruins and the volcanic island of Nea Kameni.
2. Taj Mahal in Agra, India
The Taj Mahal is known as one of the most beautiful buildings ever built. Legend has it that Shah Jahan also called as “King of the World,” commissioned this beautiful white mausoleum when his favorite wife died while giving birth. The Taj Mahal is a jewel of Muslim art and a destination for tourism and worship.
3. Stonehenge, England
This place ranks 9th in Busy Tourist as the best vacation spot to visit. One of the most famous prehistoric monuments in the world, these majestic stones standing 13 feet high and 7 feet wide leave everybody in awe and wonder. Several studies claim that Stonehenge is a part of a bigger picture as evidenced by the discovery of several hidden Neolithic shrines.
4. Machu Picchu, Peru
Anyone can get lost in the marvel and awe that Machu Picchu holds. It is a treasure of attractive and exciting sights with perfect masonry, large ruins, and strange architecture. It has baffled many researchers but continues to amaze visitors and tourists all year round.
5. Bora Bora, French Polynesia
From up the mountains in Peru, we move on to the sparkling waters of Bora Bora. Ranked as the 3rd best beach in the whole world, this island brags about its luxurious and high-class resorts fit for a king and queen. The island is also famous for its coral reefs that protect the turquoise lagoon, which you can all enjoy when you go scuba diving.
6. Paris, France
If you are a hopeless romantic, then Paris France should be on top of your list. Named after its engineer, Gustave Eiffel, the Eiffel Tower is a symbol of love and strength as it majestically stands at Champ de Mars. Because of the romantic feel this tower projects to its tourists, this place has been a favorite backdrop to many wedding proposals.