Worldwide Adventures a Bucket List of Unpredictable and Non-Clich Destinations ...


Paris, London, Rome, New York, Rio de Janeiro, Tokyo … they head up every travel bucket list going. But what if you have been to those places? Or, what if you don’t actually even want to go to these places? As fantastic as these places are, there are so many other destinations around the world that are worthy of a slot on your bucket list. Here are those places:

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Yerevan, Armenia

Yerevan Cascade,landmark,archaeological site,vacation,tourism, The Armenian capital is overlooked by Mount Ararat and the city is filled with amazing architecture. Its people welcome you with a huge, friendly hug.


Nestled in the heart of Armenia, Yerevan enchants visitors with its vibrant blend of history and modernity. Stroll through the maze of streets and you'll find an eclectic mix of Soviet-era architecture and contemporary cafes that buzz with the energy of local life. Don't miss the flea markets brimming with ancient trinkets, or the chance to indulge in the sumptuous flavors of traditional Armenian dishes. With each step, you'll unravel another layer of this city's rich cultural tapestry—a truly off-the-beaten-path gem craving exploration.


New Orleans, USA

color,night,christmas lights,christmas decoration,evening, Get your jazz on. A multi-cultural and most happening city. Must see Vieux Carré (French Quarter) and Bourbon Street.


Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavík,town,residential area,neighbourhood,geographical feature, One of the world's most artistic cities. Spend an evening in a pub where locals entertain with stories and songs.


Killarney, Ireland

Ross Castle,sky,reflection,nature,atmospheric phenomenon, See authentic Ireland. Nature, history and culture combine to give Killarney a special energy.


Isle of Skye, Scotland

mountainous landforms,nature,mountain,landform,wilderness, One of the most stunning islands of the UK. Must eat fish and chips in Portree.


The Isle of Skye in Scotland is known for its breathtaking beauty, with its rocky landscape, imposing mountains, and rugged terrain. It is a popular destination for hikers, climbers, and nature lovers alike. The town of Portree is a great place to get a taste of the local culture, with its traditional pubs and seafood restaurants. There are plenty of activities to enjoy on the island, such as kayaking, birdwatching, and exploring the many castles and ruins. The Fairy Pools, a series of crystal clear pools and waterfalls, are a must-see. The Isle of Skye is the perfect destination for anyone wanting a unique and memorable vacation.


Galle, Sri Lanka

sea,sailing,ocean,wind wave,wave, Beaches, fabulous food and friendly folks - what's not to love? A distinctly colonial feel and a must see is the Portuguese fort.


Lofoten Islands, Norway

aurora,atmosphere,PHOTOGR, One of the most stunningly beautiful places on Earth. Hike, swim, just stand and stare.


Okinawa, Japan

beach,shore,sea,body of water,ocean, Find the secret of long life in the history and culture on a gorgeous island.


Montreal, Canada

Notre-Dame Basilica,Notre Dame Basilica,Montreal,Université de Montréal,landmark, Cosmopolitan and urbane with a distinctly European flavor.


Mestia, Georgia

mountainous landforms,mountain,landform,geographical feature,wilderness, Tucked away in an isolated corner of the Caucasus Mountains, this is the place to mingle with the locals. Must drink Georgian wine and hike to a glacier.


Beirut, Lebanon

art,wood,flooring, Often called the Paris of the Middle East, this is a great place to come and party.


Gallipoli, Turkey

Palazzo Sticchi,historic site,landmark,building,palace, An amazing site of history (one of the bloodiest battles of World War I), and a gorgeous location on the Aegean Sea.


Big Sur, California

sky,afterglow,cloud,sunset,horizon, A world away from the huge metropolises of California. It's the place to soak in views and hear the crash of waves on cliffs.


Freetown Christiana, Denmark

Freetown Christiania,mural,window,art,psychedelic art, Indulge your inner hippy in the artsy, free-governing city within a city (Christiania is part of Copenhagen).


Juqueí, Brazil

shore,sea,beach,body of water,coast, As well as beautiful beaches, this is seafood heaven, Foodies take note,


Varanasi, India

town,tourism,cityscape,waterway,boat, One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities on Earth. Visit here and experience the real soul of India.


Broome, Australia

sunrise,sunset,horizon,dawn,morning, Yep, you really can ride a camel on a stunning beach in Australia.


Zaanse Schans, the Netherlands

sky,tree,grass,cloud,windmill, An easy trip from Amsterdam, this is the land of Dutch windmills and dykes.


Tulum, Mexico

coast,nature,shore,sea,landform, A magnificent mix of history and beaches. Mayan ruins right next to superb stretches of sand.


Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

waterfall,body of water,watercourse,water,water feature, This UNESCO site is one of the most magnificent natural wonders of Europe. Discover lakes, waterfalls and caves, and a host of wildlife.


Cartagena, Columbia

town,landmark,house,facade,cityscape, This colonial gem will charm you with its architecture, history and beaches.


Taman Negara National Park, Malaysia

habitat,tree,vegetation,wilderness,natural environment, Walk a tree canopy through the jungle and see if you can spot some of the world's most endangered species of tigers, rhinos, leopards and Asian elephants.


Belgrade, Serbia

Cathedral of Saint Sava,night,metropolis,darkness,midnight, A pretty much undiscovered gem among Europe's capital cities.


Inle Lake, Myanmar

boating,sea,vehicle,morning,kayak, Discover a simple way of life among the humble people of the beautiful country around Lake Inle.


Gothenburg, Sweden

vehicle,land vehicle,metropolitan area,transport,town, Known for its artistic and creative side, Gothenburg is one of the friendliest cities in Europe.


Isla De Vieques, Puerto Rico

beach,body of water,shore,sea,coast, Sometimes, all you need is crystalline waters and pristine sandy beaches.


Rumbur Valley, Pakistan

mountainous landforms,landform,wilderness,mountain,geological phenomenon, A real opportunity to escape the modern world and live off the grid without electricity or cell phone signals.


Ljubljana, Slovenia

night,reflection,waterway,canal,evening, A capital city with plenty to explore. Great nightlife too.


Eilat, Israel

bird's eye view,aerial photography,town,marina,residential area, Superb resorts and a fabulous place to learn to scuba dive.


El Chaltén, Argentina

Monte Fitz Roy,waterfall,mountainous landforms,body of water,wilderness, This village with a fab hippy vibe may be small but it sits among some of the most magnificent mountain scenery in the world.


Bruges, Belgium

Bruges,reflection,river,water,body of water, Discover canals, lace, beer and chocolate in a magnificent medieval setting.


Knysna, South Africa

coast,landform,geographical feature,sea,promontory, Use as a base to discover South Africa's very special Garden Route.


Monasterio De Piedra Park, Spain

Monasterio de Piedra,landform,sea cave,cave,water feature, Love history? Love hiking? You'll love this scenic waterfall park that includes the site of a Moorish monastery.


Ulan Bator, Mongolia

Genghis Khan,statue,landmark,monument,sculpture, One of the remotest destinations of the planet but the journey and the effort is so worth it. It oozes history and culture with masses to see.


White Sands, New Mexico, USA

coast,shore,ocean,modern art,painting, One of the world's most unique landscapes. The gypsum (white sand) dunes cover an area of 275 square miles.


Rotorua, New Zealand

habitat,body of water,ecosystem,botany,pond, Scenic and relaxing, the mud pools and geysers are a world away from the adrenaline and adventure capital of Queenstown.


Kazan, Russia

Kazan Kremlin, Qolsharif Mosque,landmark,building,place of worship,byzantine architecture, Kazan presents a wonderful combination of Christianity and Islam and a palette of Europe and Asia.


Corsica, France

town,geographical feature,body of water,landmark,sea, An incredibly beautiful Mediterranean island with a fabulous coastline and scenic and atmospheric interior.


Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area, China

Pearl Shoal Waterfall,waterfall,nature,body of water,wilderness, The UNESCO Heritage Listed park is home to some of the most photogenic waterfalls in the world.


Chavin De Huantar, Peru

mountainous landforms,landform,geographical feature,wilderness,mountain, Slow down a pace and explore the Inca site which is centuries older than Machu Picchu.


Lake Garda, Italy

Lake Garda,sea,body of water,landform,geographical feature, Italy's lake country is the perfect antidote to the cares of the world.


Isfahan, Iran

dome,landmark,mosque,estate,water feature, Some of the most magnificent examples of Islamic architecture you'll find anywhere.


Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

landform,geographical feature,sea,rock,coast, Mysterious and magical, a place to rejuvenate the soul.


Budva, Montenegro

Budva the Old Town,water,sea,rock,wood, One of the smallest countries in Europe has a big capacity to party. Budva is a charming old town perfect for the beach by day, bars by night.


Atacama Desert, Chile

mountainous landforms,mountain,geographical feature,landform,wilderness, Hike by day and be in awe of the amazing scenery and then at night turn your eyes skyward for some stargazing.


Zanzibar, Tanzania

sea,ocean,shore,beach,sea turtle, The picture says it all - a tropical paradise.


Seoraksan National Park, South Korea

atmospheric phenomenon,wilderness,cloud,mist,mountain, Find peace with yourself and the world in the tranquility of the mountains.



mountainous landforms,nature,mountain,geographical feature,landform, There's something to be said for a country that measures its economy on a happiness quota rather than dollars.


Freycinet National Park, Tasmania, Australia

Wineglass Bay Beach,landform,sea,coast,ocean, Wineglass Bay will seduce into wanting to stay in Tasmania forever


Isla Margarita, Venezuela

coast,shore,beach,sea,body of water, One of the lesser-known Caribbean destinations but there's nothing underwhelming about this gorgeous place.

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Okinawa island of Japan is so fantastic the sand over there is naturally shaped as stars.... They even gift them to us a remainder of that place or simply as a gift for your friends..!

Completely agree on these places! Stunning locations. New Orleans (for it's vibrance) and Isle of Skye (for its serene vibe) are already on my existing list of 'places to visit' and I fully intend on going at some point in the near future.

Rumbur valley of Pakistan is more beautiful then it actually looks in the picture! There are so many more....

I love to trouble. How nice if I can travel for three months. But since we don't have summer break, it's quite inconvenient

Absolutely beautiful! Just as you said, non-cliche

Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria! It's a magical piece of history!


Beautiful photos. This earth of ours is so amazing!

Looking at these photos really want to travel!

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