35+ Dream Destinations You Need to Add to Your Bucket List

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As an avid traveler, I am constantly dreaming up my next trip – oftentimes even before I’ve finished my current one! My dream destination list is ever growing, and I am never happier than when I get to check another exciting new place off my bucket list. If you are newer to traveling, however, you might not know quite where to begin. That’s where I come in!

In this post, I’m going to walk you through a whole host of dream destinations that you need to add to your bucket list, pronto! No matter what kind of travel you like, from tropical to snowy and everything in between, I have destination ideas that will rock your world and give you a major case of the travel bug. Are you ready? Keep reading to feel the wanderlust!

MY TOP DREAM DESTINATION TRAVEL LOCATIONS

I have always loved to travel. There’s nothing more exciting than packing your bags and heading somewhere new. There’s so much to see and experience in the world – so many natural beautiful and stunning cities, so much great food and so many interesting people to meet. I’m passionate about seeing as much of the world as I can, so I am always adding new places to my bucket list of dream travel destinations. If you find yourself also wishing to see more of the world, I’d love nothing more than to help you make that happen. That’s why I’ve put this post together – to give you a starting point as you begin planning your future adventures.

Curious about where to begin? Read on for travel tips, packing tricks, and a list of some of my own dream destination travel locations.

TRAVEL MUST-HAVES

The more you travel, the more comfortable you become, but the first few trips can be a bit nerve-wracking as you try to make sure you are packing smart and have everything that you need. That’s why I want to make sure to share a few essential items with you that will make your travel experience so much better and more comfortable. I never leave home without these items, and you shouldn’t, either.

First up, you want to find a reliable and versatile travel backpack for your adventures. It’s best to choose a backpack that is durable yet lightweight. You also want to make sure that the backpack you choose has plenty of compartments to keep you organized throughout your travels. There’s nothing worse than having to dig around for ten minutes to find a single item that you need. Good pockets keep you organized for your whole trip. You want a backpack that is spacious and big enough to carry everything you need, such as a change of clothes, toiletries, electronics, and even a first-aid kid. Additionally, choose a backpack that is well-designed for even weight distribution, making it comfortable to carry. Your backpack will be accompanying you on many adventures – take the time to choose one that will last!

Next, invest in a quality camera for your travels. Whether you’re a professional photographer or influencer or you just want to document your adventures, a good camera will help you capture memories in a high-quality manner so that you have those priceless memories for the rest of your life. I always suggest looking for a compact, lightweight option so that you aren’t hauling around heavy equipment for your whole trip, while still choosing an option that provides high quality and versatile shooting modes. With a good camera in hand, you can capture stunning landscapes and moments with the ones you love in places you never want to forget.

Finally, I never leave home without a portable power bank. Our devices are a lifeline, and the last thing you want to worry about when traveling is whether or not you’ll have enough battery to get through the day. You’ll be using your phone not only to navigate around the area but also to stay in touch with travel buddies and take photos throughout the day. Snag a power bank that has a high-capacity battery and multiple charging ports to keep your devices charged all day long. You never know whether or not you’ll have access to power outlets when you travel, but with a portable power bank, you don’t have to worry. It’s a small investment that will be so worth it.

CREATING YOUR DREAM DESTINATION TRAVEL BUCKET LIST

Ready to start dreaming? Creating your travel bucket list is such a fun and exciting process, as it gives you the opportunity to picture all of the incredible destinations you could see. I always suggest adding both classic, well-known locations to your list as well as more unique, off-the-beaten-path stops and hidden gems for the most well-rounded list.

As you create your list, think through what’s important to you. What about traveling do you love? What are you passionate about or interested in? What do you look for in a trip? Are you wanting to go somewhere to relax, or somewhere with a million things to do? Do you prefer cities or more natural landscapes? Are you passionate about history, or do you prefer more modern destinations? No matter your travel priorities, there are places to go that you will fall in love with, so take the time to decide what matters to you.

Take the time to truly research and dig into the places that you want to go. Travel is an investment, and you want to make sure you’re investing in something that you will love. Dive into travel blogs, online forums, and travel influencers to learn what the places you want to go are really like and get great recommendations and travel tips. And don’t be afraid to check out lesser-known areas! They will likely be less crowded, and filled with so many incredible experiences that might not be as well-known by the tourism masses.

Also, don’t be afraid to say yes to things that might be a little outside of your comfort zone. Prioritize authenticity and cultural immersion, embracing a spirit of adventure. Explore natural wonders, hike mountains, and visit towns that might not be on the tourist map. Look for opportunities to interact with locals and see what life is really like in the place you’re visiting. By doing this, you’ll create lifelong memories and really get to experience a new place for all it’s worth.

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DO YOUR research

The more prepared that you are, the less you will have to worry about on the spot decisions and instead will be able to truly enjoy your trip. By researching and preparing ahead of time, you’ll have an idea of the area before you arrive, and also can discover lesser-known experiences that might be a highlight of your trip! I always suggest checking out online travel forums, reading travel blogs, looking at guidebooks for the area you’ll be visiting, and watching content from travel influencers. You will get so much valuable insight, and find some great recommendations to make your trip even better.

KNOW WHAT matters TO YOU

Travel is only enjoyable if you do it in such a way that prioritizes your needs and the needs of your traveling companions. If you have physical limitations, booking a trip that is heavy on physical activity will quickly exhaust you, and you’ll end up frustrated when you’re not able to do everything that you hoped. If you’re traveling with small children, you have to factor in things like naptime or accessibility to food they will eat. If you know yourself well enough to know that you don’t function well on minimal sleep, you wnat to make sure that you’re adding time into your itinerary to rest up for the upcoming day, and you might want to think through your flight times and how they relate to the time zones you’ll be traveling to. It’s easy to ideaize other people’s travels without thinking through whether or not they’re actually attanable and sustainable for you personally. The best trip is one that you can enjoy, not one that your favorite influencer went on. By prioritizing your needs and making sure that you are at your best when traveling, you will have a much better experience overall than you would otherwise.

EMBRACE local culture

It’s easy to get lost in the traditional tourist destinations of a location, but I would always encourage you to really embrace the local culture and experiences available to you. Engage with locals, try the local cuisine (you just can’t beat authentic food from the area!), and immerse yourself as much as possible in the customs and traditions. You’ll come away from your trip with a new appreciation for the area that will be deeper than if you just visited the standard tourist spots.

BE flexible

You never know what’s going to happen when you’re traveling. Transportation can be delayed, the weather can be unpredictable, and plans can quickly change unexpectedly. Don’t let it frustrate or frazzle you – instead, embrace the spontaneity. If your initial plan doesn’t work out as you’d hoped, take it as a sign that you’re meant to try something new instead. And if you struggle with spontaneity and fear being disappointed at changes in your plans, I always suggest padding in some spare time to your itinerary so that you have wiggle room in case things do go a bit haywire. If everything goes smoothly and you don’t need the padding, it just gives you the opportunity to breathe a bit easier, feel less rushed, and squeeze in a power nap.

LEARN local lingo

If you’re traveling to a location where the primary language is not English, studying up on a few local phrases ahead of time can be a huge help for your travels. Showing that you’re trying to connect to a different culture shows locals that you respect them and their home. Even just a few greetings, basic questions, or expressions of gratitude can go a long way, and you’ll breathe easier knowing that you can connect easier despite a language barrier. And hey – if you’re an overachiever, it never hurts to spend a little extra time on Duolingo in the weeks leading up to your trip!

PACK light and well

When traveling, you don’t want to have to worry about lugging around pounds and pounds of stuff. Besides, that gets pricey with air travel very quickly. Learning to pack light is a skill, but an important one. Work to pack versatile clothing and shoes that will keep you comfortable, prioritizing pieces that can be layered for different weather conditions and can easily be swapped around to look good together no matter the situation.

PRIORITIZE sustainable travel

No matter where you’re going, you want to make sure that you are being as respectful as possible when traveling. Many dream destination locations on your dream travel bucket list may not be huge tourism destinations, making it even more crucial to preserve their cultural heritage and wildlife. It’s vital to respect the environment and follow designated trails while traveling. Additionally, try as much as you can to support local businesses while you travel, so that you’re giving back to the community you are visiting. Listen to locals, and do everything you can to travel in a way that is respectful to them and their home.

SAY yes

Travel can be an overwhelming thing, especially when visiting a place that might be outside your comfort zone. Many of my top dream destinations are places that I know will push me in ways that other trips have not pushed me before. That can be more than a little daunting! But travel is all about saying yes to new things and new adventures. You learn so much about yourself when traveling, and will quickly discover that you are capable of so much more than you ever thought you were. Take a deep breath, let go, and say yes to things that scare you as you make your way down your travel bucket list. Whether that’s a longer flight than you’ve ever taken before, hiking a mountain, snorkeling, trying new foods, wearing something outside of your comfort zone, or just navigating a new place that you don’t know well, you can do hard things! Embrace the unknown and the frightening and let yourself be excited for all that there still is to see and experience. There’s a whole world out there waiting for you, friends. Don’t live behind a screen forever. It’s time for you to go see it for yourself.

DREAM DESTINATION TRAVEL BUCKET LIST INSPIRATION

There are so many places to see in the world, it’s impossible to encompass them all in a single blog post. That being said, I want to give you a list of a few of my top travel destinations to give you some inspiration as you being to build a list of your own. There’s so much to see, and so many places to go – choose a few that light you up and start planning! You, my friend, have a whole lot of traveling to do. 

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CURACAO

Often an underrated Caribbean island, Curacao is one of my all-time favorite travel destinations. This Dutch Caribbean island is known for gorgeous beaches, crystal clear water, and bright, colorful buildings. You can go on snorkling adventures, immerse yourself in fascinating local history, and enjoy delicious local cuisine. My family had a fantastic time visiting Curacao, and I would highly suggest putting it at the top of your travel bucket list.

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NASSAU, BAHAMAS

Oftentimes, when I talk to people who are planning a dream destination trip to the Bahamas, they say they are planning to avoid the capital city of Nassau in favor of going to more secluded areas. But don’t let the popularity deter you – Nassau is a gorgeous city, filled with a charm of its own and so many hidden treasures. Explore the pastel buildings in the Old Town, visit the brilliant coral reefs, or enjoy the legendary beaches that Nassau has to offer. On a recent trip with our son, we enjoyed visiting museums and a local wildlife conservation center. Trust me – you don’t want to skip Nassau!

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JAMAICA

My husband and I went on a romantic getaway to Jamaica a few years ago because it has been a dream destination of ours for awhile, and we have been dreaming of going back ever since! It’s one of the most stunning, relaxing locations I have ever had the privilege of visiting, and I immediately felt so at home on the island. There’s nothing like the gorgeous blue waters, and Jamaica is home to so many resorts and spas that give you the chance to finally unwind from all of the stressors back home. Many people refer to Jamaica as the land of year-round sunshine, making it one of my favorite places to escape to.

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COSTA MAYA

Say hello to tropical paradise dream destination! Costa Maya, Mexico couldn’t be more stunning, and how can you say no to the opportunity to explore ancient Mayan ruins? With so many gorgeous natural places to explore, a dreamy, crystal-blue beach, and history all around, it’s a must for your travel bucket list. Explore dense jungles, and enjoy world-renowned diving opportunities. Costa Maya may offer the perfect environment in which to relax, but it also is the perfect spot to head out on an exciting adventure. You don’t want to miss it!

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LONDON

If you don’t already have London on your list of dream destination locations what are you thinking?! One of the most iconic European cities, London is a must for every traveler to see. There are so many sights to see, from Buckingham Palace to the Tower of London, and you simply have to be able to say that you’ve had tea in London at least once in your life. Enjoy world-class theatre, fantastic shopping, and so many incredible museums, along with historical landmarks all around.

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PORTUGAL

One of my most recent adventures was to Portugal, and I haven’t been able to stop dreaming of it since I arrived back stateside. I visited both Lisbon and Cascais, and fell in love with both cities.

Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, is a bustling city that is old and new all at once. I loved wandering the beautiful neighborhoods and exploring the city. Carmo Convent and Carmo Archaelogical Museum are two incredible historical visits to add to your list, and I was fascinated to learn the history of an area that I didn’t know a lot about previously. I had to go to the iconic Lisbon Square to see all of the bright yellow buildings, and Rossio Square, which has some of the grandest architecture that the city is known for and a magical fountain. Lisbon Cathedral is a true sight to behold, and Saint George Castle is a stunning medieval castle that takes you back in time. Additionally, we took a boat tour of Lisbon, and loved getting to see this beautiful city by boat.

I also fell in love with Cascais, a hidden gem of a fishing village on the coast. It was one of the most inviting places I have ever been, and I already want to go back! We took a walking tour of Cascais City Center, and visited Casa de Santa Maria and the Santa Maria Lighthouse. The Boca do Inferno viewpoint has a stunning view, and I loved walking through the Condes de Castro Guimarães Museum mansion. Nearby is Sintra – a fairytale city that houses enchanting palaces and feels as though you’ve stepped into a story. There are several palaces to explore that will leave you wondering if you really have ended up in a fairytale. And in addition to the pristine beaches of Cascais, be sure to visit Roca Cape at sunset – it’s the westernmost part of Europe, and you will be amazed by the colors that are painted across the sky when the sun goes down.

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PARIS

It may be a stereotypical choice for a list of dream destinations, but it’s a classic for a reason – everyone needs to visit the City of Lights. From seeing the Eiffel Tower in person to wandering the streets of Paris in search of fresh pastries and coffee to exploring the Louvre or seeing the Arc de Triomphe, there are endless things to see and experience in Paris. Whether you’re wandering with friends, go on a romantic trip with your love, or decide to explore the city solo, Paris is an ultimate dream destination that should be on every traveler’s bucket list.

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ITALY

Whether you dream of exploring Venice by gondola, visiting the gorgeous beaches, or are just on the hunt for the perfect scoop of gelato, Italy is the kind of travel destination that dreams are made of. Rich in culture with gorgeous sights as far as the eye can see, Italy is a perfect destination for sightseeing, shopping, exploring, and splurging on the most delicious food. It’s a city filled with history, and you can visit ancient ruins across the country, see the Leaning Tower of Pisa, or visit the Roman colosseum. Beautiful art and stunning architecture will leave you feeling inspired in every way. With so many things to see, you can bring your partner to see all of the romantic places in Italy, or maybe even take a girl’s trip and find unique hidden gems to have a great time while making new memories with friends.

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TOKYO, JAPAN

One of the busiest and yet safest cities in the world, Tokyo is known for both tradition and innovation. Stunningly modern with a rich history, Tokyo will amaze you with its beauty. Visit both neon skyscrapers and ancient temples, and be sure to set aside time to see the beautiful nature offerings as well, from gardens to Japan’s iconic cherry blossom trees. Tourists always remark on Japan’s cleanliness, saying that it tends to ruin travel as a whole for them, because there is nowhere in the world that makes traveling as easy and pleasant as Japan!

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Dream Destination Turkey

TURKEY

Exciting and intoxicating, Turkey is a country you might not think of off the top of your head but don’t want to leave off your list. Enjoy the natural saunas and Turkish baths, explore stunning national parks with vast rock formations, and visit ruins and temples that will leave you breathless.

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ICELAND

Visiting Iceland can feel like stepping into another world. The natural world feels a little extra magical in Iceland, a country filled with wonders. From volcanos to glaciers, waterfalls to bubbling hot springs, make sure that you bring a camera with you to Iceland, because you’re going to want to capture the sights for all they’re worth. Plus, time your trip carefully and you’ll be able to witness the incredible phenomenon of the Northern Lights, with colors lighting the sky in a way you won’t find anywhere else in the world.

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NEW ZEALAND

Feel as though you’ve stepped straight into Middle Earth with a trip to dream destination location – New Zealand. An island country located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean off the coast of Australia, visiting New Zealand is an otherworldly experience. With gorgeous fjords, stunning beaches, and the spectacular Southern Alps, you have to visit this magical land. The locals are kind and friendly, and it’s a country that will truly capture your heart.

Dream Destination Canary Islands

THE CANARY ISLANDS

Located off the coast of northwest Africa, the Canary Islands are a Spanish archipelago of rugged, breathtaking volcanic islands. Famous for their unique black sand beaches in addition to white sand beaches, the Canary Islands are perfect if you’re looking for a blend of relaxation and adventure. Hike volcanos, lay in the sun by crystal clear waters, and catch views that will blow you away from the famous Tilos Bridge. The Canary Islands are known as the Sunshine Centre of Europe, so you know that you’ll have a beautiful experience year round.

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EGYPT

One of the most iconic countries in the world, Egypt is a true dream destination for many. We’ve all grown up hearing stories of mummies and pharaohs, but what would it be like to see the great pyramids for yourself? To ride a camel through the Egyptian desert? To cruise along the Nile? Experience it for yourself with a trip to this country of ancient wonder. Visit historical sites from the ancient wold that you read about in history books growing up and see them come to life before your eyes. Marvel at the pyramids, visit Egyptian markets, and see the Nile at sunset for a trip you will never forget.

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GREECE

Greece is easily one of the most stunningly beautiful travel destinations on the globe. This dream vacation spot will leave you feeling as though you’ve just stepped into the film Mamma Mia as you explore islands surrounded by turquoise waters. See the ancient history of Athens, enjoy delicious Greek cuisine, and hike to stunning views. There’s a reason that all of your favorite influencers always seem to be visiting Greece. The beauty is unmatched, and trust me – photos will never be able to capture what it’s like to be there for yourself.

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IRELAND

With rolling greens as far as the eye can see, you’ll be hard pressed to find a destination more tranquil and beautiful than Ireland. Whether you want to explore historic castles or adventure along the cliffs and the coast of Galway, there is more breathtaking scenery than you could ever hope to see on a single trip in Ireland. Kiss the Blarney Stone for yourself, and let the Cliffs of Moher take your breath away. Be sure to stop by an Irish pub while you’re there for a true, authentic Irish experience!

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ISRAEL

Israel is a small but mighty country, filled with incredible sights and a whole host of historical spots to visit and explore. If you’re fascinated by religious history, Israel is one of the most fulfilling and interesting trips you will be able to take. From Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, you can explore the cities and markets, try delicious food, and visit beautiful beaches. It’s a cultural experience you don’t want to miss.

Dream Destination Croatia

CROATIA

Visiting Croatia is definitely one of the top items on my bucket list. Its historic Old Town is one of the most well-preseved Medieval cities in the world, and you’ll feel totally transported as you wander cobblestone streets and see the incredible old buildings. It feels like you couldn’t possibly still be in the 21st century! This seaside town has some of the most beautiful ocean views in Europe, and makes for a perfectly picturesque getaway.

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AMSTERDAM

Have you dreamed of seeing the tulip fields of Amsterdam for yourself? I’m with you – it’s one of the top dream places on my dream destination list to experience firsthand. It’s a small city, so you could pair it with a few other European destinations, but it’s very worth the time to experience it for yourself. Known as one of the safest cities in Europe, the “city of canals” offers beautiful biking opportunities, unique coffee shops, and Holocaust remembrance through the eyes of Anne Frank.

Dream Destination Maldives
Maldives Dream Destination

MALDIVES

A tiny south Asian island, the Maldives is one of the most luxurious spots in the world. The island is beautifully warm and sunny year-round, so prepare to spend nearly all of your time outdoors when you visit this island paradise. Experience world-class snorkling (the Maldives are surrounded by rare and delicate coral reefs!), swim with sharks, and simply bask in all of the beauty that the area has to offer.

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BELIZE

Belize is diverse, exotic, and unforgettable. A land of dense jungle rainforests and sunny, beautiful beaches, Belize has a rich beauty and culture all of its own. Visit ancient Mayan ruins, or wander stunning seaside National Parks and marine biology nature reserves. Learn, adventure, and explore when you visit beautiful Belize.

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PRAGUE

The medieval-style capital of the Czech Republic, Prague will take you back in time with its beautiful architecture and old-style streets. The colorful buildings couldn’t be more charming, and you’ll love walking by the Vltava River. Nicknamed “the City of a Hundred Spires,” you won’t be able to help yourself from falling in love with the city of Prague.

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BANFF, CANADA

The beautiful resort town of Banff is known for its stunning scenery and countless opportunities for adventure. Visit nearby Lake Louise, enjoy the hot springs, and, most of all, the rugged natural beauty of Banff National Park. You can’t beat the incredible views of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, and don’t miss stopping by the nearby Banff Park Museum National Historic Site.

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BALI

A beautiful Indonesian province, Bali is one of the most dreamed-of travel destinations in the world. This magical island is nearly unmatched in its beauty, cultural opportunities, and experiences. Explore the beautiful natural and historical sights, bask in the tropics, and splurge in fabulous dining and nightlife. Relax courtesy of incredible spas, learn traditional yoga practice, and spend time learning about this exotically stunning part of the world.

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MACHU PICCHU, PERU

What’s a travel bucket list without a trip to one of the wonders of the world? This hidden city in the clouds is unlike anything you’ve ever seen. The buildings are stunningly well-preserved, and you feel tucked away in the middle of the mountains, surrounded by fog with the roaring river below. It’s truly like stepping back in time to another world – although if you’re afraid of heights, you might want to leave Machu Picchu off your list.

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BORA BORA

Who hasn’t dreamed of running away to Bora Bora? With utterly unrivaled beauty, you can’t find a more beautiful place than these white sandy beaches. Relax in above-water accommodations and explore the natural beauty of the island. It’s one of the few places where the reality is even better than the expectations. Once you go, you’ll find yourself dying to go back.

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TANZANIA

Have you always wanted to experience the wild of an African safari for yourself? In Tanzania, you can. Witness elephants, lions, leopards, buffalo, and rhino up close and personal in their natural habitat. Plus, see Africa’s highest mountain, Mt. Kilimanjaro, at Kilimanjaro National Park. This vast wilderness is a beauty you have to see to believe.

Dream Destination Antarctica

ANTARCTICA

If you’re building out your dream travel bucket list, why not shoot for the stars and include Antarctica? There’s truly nowhere in the world like it – but this remote winter wonderland can, in fact, be visited and explored, no matter how far away it may feel. See penguins for yourself, and explore a world of ice, snow, and unique beauty. This dream destination is one you’ll want to explore through a cruise since it allows you to explore the area, take little stops off the boat, and gives you a place to just wake up in the morning and see wildlife just swimming by. Many people are often hesitant about visiting Antarctica because of Drake’s Passage, but don’t let that deter you, it’s just one moment in time for more moments of beauty.

Dream Destination Cambodia
Cambodia Dream Destination

CAMBODIA

Cambodia: where the ancient world meets the modern world, and unique beauty blossoms. One of the most fascinating spots in Southeast Asia, Cambodia is the best of both worlds. Experience the electricity and excitement of the big city, but be sure to take time to explore the quieter parts of the country and see the marvels of ancient ruins for yourself. The largest religious monument in the world, Angkor Wat, can be found in Cambodia – a Hindu temple transformed into a Buddhist temple, huge, sprawling, and stunning despite its crumbling.

Dream Destination Galapagos Islands

GALAPAGOS ISLANDS

600 miles off the coast of Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands are a natural beauty unlike anywhere else in the world. Largely untouched by human life, the Galapagos are a magnificent place where plants and animals truly are the stars of the show, and we humans are merely there to observe and learn. This once-in-a-lifetime trip is an experience you’ll never forget.

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AUSTRALIA

If you have the time to take a longer trip, I would highly recommend visiting Australia. There’s so much to see and do that you could truly stay for weeks on end and still feel like you didn’t make it to everything on your list. There are so many fun day trips to go on across Australia, and everything is pretty spread out, so be prepared to build in travel time throughout your trip. See friendly wildlife at the Australia Zoo, experience the gorgeous scenery and pristine white sand beaches, and visit the exciting city of Sydney. There are so many sights to see, you’ll find yourself wishing you never had to go back home.

Dream Destination Cape Town
Cape Town Dream Destination

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA

The beautiful city of Cape Town is unique in that it’s a modern city surrounded by gorgeous, wild natural beauty. At the center of Cape Town is Table Mountain, one of the seven New Wonders of the world. Visit some of the most beautiful beaches, road trip along the scenic coast, hike to sunset views or even go on a safari, all while staying within access to great food, shopping, and nightlife. Cape Town offers the best of everything, and makes for a perfect destination.

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PETRA, JORDAN

This famous archaeological site in southwest Jordan is unlike anywhere you’ve ever seen and it’s a dream destination for almost any person that I speak to. . Ancient tombs and temples have been carved into the sides of pink sandstone cliffs – which is why Petra has been nicknamed the Rose City. This archaeological park spans 2,640 acres, so there is so much to see and explore. You’ll quickly understand why Petra is one of the seven wonders of the world – there’s simply nowhere else like it.

Dream Destination Nepal

NEPAL

See the magic of the Himalayas when you visit this dream destination – Nepal. Some of the most incredible hikes in Asia can be found in the Himalayas, making for a truly unforgettable experience. Plus, in addition to gorgeous views, explore beautiful ancient temples that will leave you speechless.

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DUBAI

Traveling to Dubai will be an experience you’ll never forget. Dubai is incredibly unique in that most of the city was just built in the past 50 years. It boasts the world’s biggest shopping mall, as well as the world’s tallest skyscraper. It’s a luxurious and ultra-modern city, and you’ll be amazed at all of the incredible things you can do – from water parks to skiing to scuba diving in a giant fish tank! It’s a city unlike anything you’ve ever seen before.

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ARGENTINA

Argentina – a city of art, music, and adventure. One of the best South American cities, Argentina is a thrill to the senses. Dance and enjoy delicious food in the city, and explore lakes, jungles, and wetland outside of the city that will leave you breathless at its beauty. See colorful mountains, salt flats, and charming colonial architecture. Be sure not to miss Iguazú Falls – the separation point between Argentina and Brazil and Paraguay, these wildly stunning falls are one of Argentina’s top landmarks.

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COSTA RICA

Ruggedly beautiful, Costa Rica is a true tropical paradise which why it makes it a great dream destination. Experience wildlife like toucans and monkeys in the wild rainforests, walk beautiful beaches, and explore the nightlife of the city. Costa Rica isn’t a place to visit if you aren’t ready for a little bit of adventure – take the time to go ziplining or white water rafting, or experience the thrill of chasing a waterfall. You will be amazed at the natural beauty awaiting you in Costa Rica.

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