For me, traveling is among the best things to do, so prepare your travel bucket list and take note of 15 amazing places to travel and activate your wanderlust.
Then, all you have to do is pick one to start.
Of course, the world has a lot more than just 15 amazing places to travel and visit around the world, just that this blog post is not enormous, let’s focus on 15 Places to Travel that are Unbelievable!
15 Places to Travel that are Just Unbelievable:
1. Cinque Terre, Italy
Known as one of the most famous and unbelievable beautiful place to travel in the world is Cinque Terre on the Italian coast. As the italian translation says they are “Five Lands”, that means they are five different villages that are named: Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore.
A magical place to travel and visit in Italy, beautiful by day or by night.
Manarola, Cinque Terre, Italy. Photo by Paul Hogie.
2. Santorini, Greece
image: Found the World
When you talk about Greece, often the first place that comes to mind is Santorini, with its white houses and blue waters. Santorini is a Greek island which lies in the southern Aegean Sea.
A paradisiac place to travel where you can find many amazing hotels with the famous infinity pools overlooking the sea.
3. Cappadocia, Turkey
image: CN Traveler
Cappadocia is one of the most touristic regions of Turkey, the region is famous for its geological formations resulting from volcanic phenomena and erosion, underground cities, churches and houses excavated on the rocks are a major tourist attraction of this unbelievable place to travel.
The balloon rides are super famous there, as you can seem on the last photo. Another “tourist attraction” is to see the sunrise overlooking Cappadocia or even the sunset if you are not willing to wake up so early, quite worth it if you ask me, I mean, how many chances will you have to see the sunrise in Cappadocia if you do not live there? Please take the opportunity.
4. Pyramids of Giza, Egypt.
The famous Pyramids of Giza in Egypt, this country has always been a place that fascinated me a lot! With all the “magic” and speculation on how the Egyptians would have built these huge pyramids, it surely comes on the list of 15 unbelievable places to travel!
The Great Pyramid of Giza, the largest and oldest of the three pyramids of the Giza complex, it was built around 2,580 BC, that is: more than 4,500 years ago. It is the oldest building among the 7 wonders of the ancient world and the only one remaining that is still very well maintained.
5. Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
photo: Leandro Macedo Gonçalves
A Brazilian paradise, Fernando de Noronha is an archipelago with 21 islands and it has incredible natural landscapes, its a place to travel famous for its marine life. By the way, one of the main tourist attractions are the dives.
The beautiful picture is in the Bay of Pigs, which is only 100 meters long.
6. Northern Lights, Tromsø, Norway.
photo: Ole C. Salomonsen arcticlightphoto.no
Not so much a place but a phenomenon: the Northern Lights (or Aurora Borealis) which can be seen from Nordic countries like in Norway. And one of the main cities recommended for hunting the Northern Lights is Tromsø, which is why it made to the list of the 15 places to travel that are unbelievable! Can you imagine look to the sky and see these beautiful colors for real?
With lots of science, weather forecast and a lot of research, going after the Aurora Borealis may not be an easy task in the icy Nordic winter, but if you can see one, it will surely be an unforgettable experience.
photo: Oystein Lunde Ingvaldsen, Nordnorsk Reiseliv
7. Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany
The Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany is not an amazing place just by the castle itself, but the views from the castle are also wonderful! At the top of the hill, the castle is famous for being the inspiration for Walt Disney to create the Sleeping Beauty castle, and it’s beautiful both in winter and summer time.
Look at one of the breathtaking views I photographed from the castle, you can see the mountains and the castle of Hohenschwangau which faces the Neuschwanstein Castle:
8. Lake Louise, Banff, Canada
photo: Distant Bach
With waters in unreal colors and that seem to have gone through some good photoshop edit, but the really blue waters of Lake Louise near Banff, Canada, are real.
Banff is in the Alberta region of Canada, the region also has other equally amazing lakes and landscapes that are worth the visit.
9. Ilha da Berlenga (Berlenga Island), Portugal
photo: Viajar entre viagens
In the Berlengas archipelago in Portugal, the island of Berlenga Grande is where the beautiful Fort of São João Baptista is located. With many paradisiacal landscapes, the island offers beautiful images, experiences and tours.
10. Petra, Jordan.
Petra, in Jordan, has as one of its main tourist attractions the Al Khazneh, called in English as Chamber of the Treasury. Certainly one of the 15 amazing places to travel, the chamber was carved in stone and it’s one of the oldest places in Petra, it built as a mausoleum in the early 1st century.
11. Bora Bora, French Polynesia
How to leave Bora Bora outside of this list? Impossible. The small island has 30 km2 and it’s located in the French Polynesia. It’s famous for its luxurious resorts with bungalows the place for staying.
To spend time relaxing or exploring the beautiful waters and beaches of the region, Bora Bora is on the list of 15 places to travel totally unbelievable!
12. The Great Wall of China
The Great Wall took almost 2 millennia to be built, from about 220 BC to 1500 AD. As a military fortress, today the Great Wall of China is one of the main tourist attractions to visit in the country.
The immense wall has nothing less than 21,196 km, as reported by the Portuguese newspaper Jornal da Noticia, and it includes all the walls that have already been part of the length of the great wall, even those that are no longer standing.
13. Bagan, Myanmar
photo: The Sunday Chapter
The ancient city of Bagan in Myanmar in Asia is famous for its historical temples with characteristic architecture of this region.
For those who enjoy history, architecture and places to travel outside of the main traditional cities, this is a great travel destination since the country is not yet very well known among the main travel destinations and still has a new tourism.
14. Pamukkale, Turkey
If an infinity pool is already amazing, imagine a natural infinity pool, what do you say? Called Pamukkale, which in Turkish means “cotton castle”, this unbelievable place is located in Turkey and its composed by thermal pools that create a great waterfall. If you are wondering if you can take a bath at the Pamukkale hot springs, yes, you can! The hot springs have an average of 35 ° C.
The pools were formed with calcareous structures and if at first glance it may seem like snow, you can rest assured that it has absolutely nothing to do with that. Pamukkale is close to the city of Denizli (which is an one-hour flight from Istanbul).
15. Vaadhoo Island, Maldives
photo: Doug Perrine
The so-called Sea of Stars is a phenomenon that leaves the waters of the sea with this brilliant blue effect, it is called bioluminescence, which happens from a chemical reaction of the phytoplankton bioluminescent phytoplanktons, microscopic marine creatures that generate light as a mechanism of survival. And they are visible in the waves closest to the beach’s sand.
The effect can be seen in several places around the world, here in this photo it’s on Vaadhoo, one of the Raa Atoll islands in the Maldives.
With so many amazing places in the world, choosing only 15 places to travel was not an easy task and I’m already thinking of a part 2 of this post. What about to you? Where are you traveling next?
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