10 Magical Places to add to your Bucket List

September 27, 2018

10 Magical Places to add to your Bucket List

In the spirit of World Tourism Day, we have compiled a unique list of 10 magical places to add to your bucket list. 

1. Torres del Paine, Chile

It’s no easy feat to travel to the Torres del Paine National Park, located in the south of Chile’s Patagonia region. But once you’re there you will be rewarded with breathtaking sights.

Photo by Piriya Photography / Getty Images

2. Lisbon, Portugal

Think cobbled alleyways, ancient ruins and a bohemian/gothic vibe, Lisbon is the perfect combination of grit and glamour. Be sure not to miss this one on your next Southern European adventure.

Photo by Tom Byrom on Unsplash

3. Atlas Mountains, Morocco

Being in the Atlas Mountains feels like being in another world. Electricity and running water are hard to come by but it’s peacefully quiet and the air is fresh. As you look around on a hike here, the scenery will take your breath away.

See our blog post about our trek around the High Atlas Mountains here. 

Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash

4. Zhangye Danxia Landform in Gansu, China

These technicolour rock formations hardly look real thanks to their otherworldly formations. The UNESCO world heritage site will have you in awe wondering how this natural wonder came to be.

Photo credit imaginechina.com

5. Geirangerfjord, Norway

For the adventurer extraordinaire, Geirangerfjord in Norway offers everything you could possibly need. One of Norway’s most popular natural attractions and its dramatic mountains and magnificent waterfalls are perfect for hiking.

Photo by Matt Lamers on Unsplash

6. Vatnajokull Glacier Cave, Iceland

Also called the Crystal Caves, these frosted marvels are a wonder of nature that should be added to every bucket list. This unique experience is located in Vatnajökull National Park, in Iceland’s south-east and nearby is the equally photogenic Jökulsárlón Lagoon.

Photo by Norbert von Niman on Unsplash

7. Neuschwanstein, Germany

The inspiration behind the Disneyland’s Sleeping Beauty castle, Neuschwanstein was built by King Ludwig II in the 19th Century. Located in Bavaria, the castle was built in honour of German composer Richard Wagner and few places on earth are as idyllic and mesmerising.

Photo by Eric Marty on Unsplash

8. Sossusvlei, Namibia

Sossusveli is made up of spectacular red sand dunes surrounding a salt and clay pan. The dunes are some of the highest in the world, reaching almost 400 metres.

Photo by The Common Wanderer

9. Cappadocia, Turkey

This fairytale landscape is located in a semi-arid region of Eastern Turkey. Its rock formations look like otherworldly fairy chimneys which you can see from above when embarking on a signature hot air balloon ride in the area.

Photo by Mahir Uysal on Unsplash

10. Sagano Bamboo Forest, Japan

Situated on the edge of Kyoto, this forest of towering bamboo is a beautiful site. Borrow a bike or stroll the paths of endless trees on foot to experience a forest like no other. These soaring stalks will instantly ground you, making even the tallest people feel tiny.

Image from Feel Planet

 Share in the comments - which place are you adding to your bucket list?! 


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