Are you thinking about going on vacation soon? Do you want to go to the same places where everyone else goes or do you want to experience something a little more unique? Well there are places around the world that are not only beautiful, but for some reason they seldom get talked about. We have a few ideas as to why this might be:
The most stunning places can be hard to get to and a lot of people don’t have the money to travel to such places. Plus when you speak to a travel agent or visit any travel website they tend to focus on the most popular tourist areas of a given area. The out of the way places that would provide a rich experience are left out.
The most beautiful places around the world can also sometimes be the most dangerous. What this means is there’s a risk you take by going to them. All this means is that you have to be properly prepared before going. In some cases the only way you can visit certain areas is if you are led by a guide. A guide would be able to make sure you didn’t go off course and that you kept out of danger.
The most beautiful places around the world can sometimes be time consuming in order to get to. If you have only a short time on vacation, then you might have other things you want to do that will consume most of your stay. Visiting out of the way places might not be on the itinerary. You would have to plan to visit such places way ahead of time.
It’s worth it for you to check out some of the more unique places around the world, even if you do it just one time. Don’t let restrictions stop you. The experience will be worth it. What we’ve done is put together a list of not just 9, but a few other really nice destinations around the world you should check out. Here they go:
Bluer than blue – lake at Jiuzhaigou National Park (China)
3,922 steps – Haiku Stairs in Oahu, Hawaii
Enchanting River (Hinatuan River) in Surigao del Sur, Philippines
Crooked Forest in Szczecin, Poland
Hitachi Seaside Park (Ibaraki, Japan)
Pangong Tso Lake in Ladakh, Himalayas
Apostle Islands in Wisconsin, USA
Salar de Uyuni (Salar de Tunupa) in Bolivia
Aquarium in Rangiroa, French Polynesia
Rotorua Hot springs in Rotura, New Zealand
Svalbard, an archipelago between Norway and the North Pole
“The Door to Hell” in Derweze, Turkmenistan
A small oasis surrounded by dunes in Huacachina, Peru
Monastery of Santa Maria dell’Isola in Tropea, Italy
Psychedelic Salt Mines in Yekaterinburg, Russia
Lake Natron, Tanzania
Montreal Botanical Garden, Canada
The above locations all vary in terms of what you’ll experience and how you’ll feel at the time of experiencing them. In any case we feel there are many benefits to checking out a few of these places over traditional tourist destinations:
You get to travel to some places where few people ever get to go in their lifetimes. Think of all the pictures you’ll be able to take and what it will look like on your social media pages. Visiting some of these places is a once in a lifetime experience that will provide memories for you’ll be fond of forever. If you visit conventional tourist’s spots the experience won’t even come close in most cases.
These locations aren’t all about just taking in the sights. It’s also about taking in the story behind them and resonating with it. In a lot of cases this is going to provide you with a more authentic experience of the area you’re in versus going to the same old spots. You get to learn some deep history while at the same time taking in amazing sights.
Most of the time you’ll be able to visit more than one location in a certain area if you plan ahead of time. This means you don’t have to consume as much of your vacation as you might think you have to. And in a lot of instances you’ll be led by a local who will be able to answer questions for you in a lot deeper fashion than what you’d learn on the internet. It gives you a chance to appreciate local culture better.