How many countries have you visited until now? And what comes next on your bucket list? While some people claim to have visited the entire world, many others believe that there are still places that are yet to be discovered. But among them all, there are five awesome trips that you must absolutely do.
The SnowCastle of Kemi- Finland’s Chill Out
Consisting of 21 rooms, the snowcastle of Kemi, is a grand destination. Made of ice sculptures, this frozen beauty is renewed with a new architectural style each season. Staying at this castle means you can have a hot meal around the shiny ice tables in the Snowrestaurant. It also means that you get the opportunity to test the tender reindeer meat which is a Scandinavian delicacy. The snowchapel which hosts event like weddings or christenings, is the main attraction of this ice hotel.
Angkor Wat- Cambodia’s Most Iconic Temple
Angkor Wat is the soul and heart of Cambodia. This temple which was constructed in the 12th century is a blend of symmetry, spirituality and architecture. It is the best-preserved temple in the region, and the main attraction of the country. Built during the Khmer civilisation, this temple faces the north, which is unlike any other temples! The walls are carved with more than 3000 apsaras (angels) and each of them are unique. Spread across 162.6 hectares, an entire day is required to visit the whole site.
Tsingy De Bemaraha- Madagascar’s Uniqueness
One must-visit place in Western Madagascar is Tsingy de Bemaraha. This UNESCO World Heritage site is made of limestones pinnacles, also called tsingy. The site is naturally made but there are man-made add-ons so that people can walk through the place. Get ready to take mountain routes and cross rope bridges to visit the area. At some places, you will even climb ladders and take other exciting walkways. You do not need to be a professional photographer to make exceptional photos there as the landscape is simply magical.
Mashpi Lodge Quito- Ecuador’s Wilderness Retreat
Found in Quito, Mashpi Lodge is a place of escape in the clouds. This glass-walled lodge is found in the Rainforest Biodiversity Reserve; it proposes Sky Bike rides through the Andean cloud forests. The sky bike dangles from a 656-foot cable connected to two points in the forest. This adventure assures a daring thrill ride and unimaginable discoveries. Hanged at more than 195 feet in the air, this sky bike crosses a river and is noiseless. The little piece of heaven is also the place for more than 400 types of birds that you can observe right from the lodge.
Namibia- Africa for Beginners
A wonderful place to start a trip is Africa is Namibia! This area is the exceptional when it comes to wildlife, natural formations and wilderness. What is best about this country is that you can travel from one city to another, through a safari jeep. It might be the longest road trip ever, but it is totally worth it. The best destinations to lay your eyes on are Etosha National Park, Sossusvlei, Fish River Canyon, Luderitz, Skeleton Coast and Damaraland.