Discover some of the best vacation trips in the world that you should surely take before you kick the bucket. But hurry some of these destinations wont be around forever.
1. Green Fly Geyser – Nevada
Green Fly Geyser is one of the most unique geysers in the world. It’s continual erupting water has created layers and layers of calcium carbonate deposits and thermophilic algae grows on these deposits to create striking colors which are a marvel to look at.
2. Ice Castles in Silverthorne – Colorado
These ice castles are man made by entrepreneur Brent Christensen. He started out by building an ice rink for his kids in the winter months and every year his creations have grown bigger and better.
Brent has now become a bit of an artist, he uses between 4,000 and 8,000 icicles to create his masterpieces which have now become a tourist hotspot.
3. Terme di Saturnia, Tuscany – Italy
The Terme di Saturnia waterfall has become another popular destination for tourists. People just love to soak in the naturally heated jacuzzis that were created by mother-nature.
The only downside is that there is quite often a strong sulphur smell in the air but if you can handle that then don’t hesitate to dive in.
4. Neuschwanstein Castle – Germany
The Neuschwanstein Castle is a true fairy tale castle and is what gave Walt Disney the inspiration for Magic Kingdom. It has also appeared in many movies such as Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm.
Neuschwanstein Castle is one of the most famous and most stunning castles in the world and it would be a crime not visit this magical place at least once in your lifetime.
5. Bamboo Forest in Kyoto – Japan
The Sagano Bamboo Forest is one of the most popular vacation trips in Japan. Visitors can walk through the incredible 15 square kilometres of bamboo forest. But it’s not just the scenery that’s pleasant, the soft sound the bamboos make when the wind passes through the forest is like the most relaxing music you have ever heard.
6. Horseshoe Bend – Arizona
This famous bend in the Colorado river earned it’s name because it is shaped just like a horseshoe. It has become popular to tourists who love to try something a little adventurous.
7. Machu Picchu – Peru
You need to be fit to undertake the four day hike to reach this magnificent place but once you get there your chin will drop in awe. This abandoned city sits 4200m in the clouds and to wander the old cobblestone streets in the heart of the city is purely breathtaking.
8. Strokkur – Iceland
Iceland is home to many geysers but Strokkur is the countries biggest and most famous of all. It erupts about every 4 to 8 minutes with water blasting up to 20 meters high. On rare occasions the water has reached an incredible height of 40 meters.
9. Iguazu Falls – Brazil/Argentina
Iguazu Falls is located on the border of Brazil and Argentina. It is one of the biggest and most beautiful falls in the world. It features 250 cascades with some spewing water from 80 metres high. But it’s not just the falls that makes this one of the best vacation trips in the world, the area is also a natural park which is home to hundreds of tropical trees, plants and wildlife such as parrots, jaguars, caymans and howler monkeys.
10. Sawyer Glacier – Alaska
If what the scientists are telling us is true then these magnificent glaciers wont be around for much longer so you need to get out there and see these giant ice blocks before it’s too late. If you are lucky you may even get to see some whales too.