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Our planet is full of places in the deepest corners of the most forgotten regions of this world, that will fill your spirit and leave you to wonder.
Travelling has become more and more accessible over the past few years thanks to the Internet, and so is finding interesting destinations to experience. Here’s a list of the topmost incredible travel destinations for 2018.
Norway is hands-down the most beautiful destination you will ever experience. A Scandinavian country encompassing vast mountains, glaciers and deep coastal fjords. We recommend going in early summer as days are long and warm, while the nights are cool but short.
If you go far enough north, the Sun doesn’t set at all and you can experience the phenomenon known as the Midnight Sun at 12:30 in the morning. In Norway, you can do everything: from climbing a glacier to windsurfing on the coast, along with whitewater kayaking, back-breaking downhill cycling and of course road trip for days.
Everyone on Instagram has been to Bali, has taken photos and made videos, but there’s a good reason for that. Bali is truly a place to find yourself. There is an atmosphere unlike anywhere else. Bali is an Indonesian island known for its forested volcanic mountains, iconic rice paddies, beaches and coral reefs.
One of the coolest things is, while in Bali you can stay in a luxury villa for just about twenty US dollars per night. Buy or rent a motorbike and explore the unknown areas and the surrounding islands. Head up north too and play with the monkeys. Wake up at sunrise and bathe under a waterfall. Just let the journey happen.
If you want to get lost at sea in the best way possible, you need to head to the Maldives. The Maldives are a tropical nation in the Indian Ocean comprised of 26 ring-shaped atolls which are made up of more than 1000 coral islands. It’s known for its beaches, blue lagoons and extensive reefs.
When you go to the Maldives you have two options for places to stay. The first, you pay a ton of money and you stay in a very nice all-inclusive resort. The second, you travel with some friends, hire a surf boat and just island hop. There is nothing in the whole world like living on a boat in the middle of the Indian Ocean.
Early September is a good time to visit as the weather is beautiful and the surf is very good. If you’re not into surfing you can always island-hop and hang out with some locals, go freediving on one of the many reefs or even find your own deserted island all to yourself.
Japan is an island nation in the Pacific Ocean with dense cities, mountainous national parks and thousands of shrines and temples. While travelling in Japan, choose to stay in traditional Japanese Inns to fully immerse yourself in the Japanese culture.
The best way to get around is by bullet train, which is never late, or to hop on a quick flight. While Tokyo is an amazing city, you should visit the countryside.
Go up north to Mata-Shima and stay with the local fishermen’s, wake up the next day before sunrise and hike to the top of a hill to see the day begin. Then travel all the way south to a relatively unknown island spot to westerners and home to world-class diving and some of the most remote untouched beaches on the planet Earth.
In the 90s and early 2000s, Japan hosted a couple of NFL games and rightly so. The country is enthusiastic about American sports, with baseball also increasing in popularity.
Unfortunately, maybe due to not being a popular destination for NFL wagering, the country hasn’t received a match in over a decade, but we hope it changes soon, so more and more Americans have the incentive of travelling to this incredible Asian gem.
Bonaire is a charming Dutch island located 15 miles north of Venezuela and is a part of the ABC island chain next to Aruba and Curação. Bonaire has perfect weather almost year-round. The number one thing to do on Bonaire is to scuba dive. You can scuba both in the day or, for the daring, scuba diving at night.
Bonaire is home to some of the clearest blue waters on planet earth and has some of the liveliest reefs that you will ever see. You can free dive in the freshwater limestone cave network that runs below the island. Take a drive to the pink salt pans in the south and hop on a water taxi to Klein Bonaire, a tiny uninhabited island right off the coast, to do some snorkelling. Home to some of the bluest waters on earth, Bonaire is truly paradise.