Places you've never heard of but want to visit
Huacachina, Ica Peru
This small oasis feels a lifetime away from the hustle and bustle of the real world. Surrounded by tumbling sand dunes it comes as a surprise to discover it is only located 10 minutes from the city of Ica. Here you can do many things such as dirt biking, enjoy a long relaxing walk over the dunes, or watch the sunset over this quiet little sanctuary.
Chefchaouen is often referred to as the blue pearl of Morocco. A city wrapped in vibrant blue contrasting against the peoples bright coloured clothing it is a sight to behold for visitors. There are many theories surrounding the city’s unique colour scheme, some say it was painted blue by the Jews to celebrate their freedom, while others say to keep away mosquitoes, but my personal favourite idea is that it represents the sea.
Whitehaven Beach, Australia
The award-winning blue water getaway is located on the coast of the northeast of Australia. Spanning over 7km the beach creates a beautiful pattern against the pristine white sand and light blue ocean.
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Jaipur Rajasthan, India
This beautiful city has many wonders to experience from visiting the City Palace, the Bazaars of Jaipur, Hawa Mahal (palace of winds) or Ja Mahal. Its vibrant colours are certain to catch any passers-by' eye and make for the perfect Instagram pic as well!
Clarence Town Long Island, Bahamas’s
Clarence town in Long Island is the perfect place for all kinds of people. If you want to get your heart racing to visit Deans Blue Hole, 202 meters deep Deans blue hole is the deepest hole known. Its clear water means on some day’s travellers can see 115 feet down. Or if you rather have a cultural experience you can look at the beautiful blue and white St. Peter’s and St. Pauls church.
Photo by @blueoceanclub
Phi Phi Islands, The Philippines
Phi Phi islands surround you in Lush green scenery and mesmerising blue oceans. This paradise consists of 6 islands including tourist frenzy Phi Phi Don but also quiet Phi Phi Leh. Here on these islands in the Philippines, be prepared to see beautiful sunsets, white sand beach and enough sunshine to last you a lifetime.
Photo by @amanda_rache
Ayutthaya is a beautiful archaeological city, that holds stunning temples, monasteries and ancient statues alike. This world heritage site is brimming with amazing things to do and see such as the Historical Park, Wat Phra Sri Sanphet, and Watt chaiwattanaram.
Photo by Irene Ferri
Cape Town, South Africa
Cape Town is a booming city of life that has plenty of new things for you to see and do. If you fancy a stroll along Boulders beach, make sure to say hi to the little penguins who most likely will join you on your walk. Or visit some of the most beautiful natural gardens you will ever see. First, there is Kirstenbosch, with 1000 of acres of the botanical garden, or check out Namaqualand, 5 hours away and see land engorged in everblooming flowers.
El Nido, The Philippines
With towering great rock formations crystal clear seas, and quiet beaches who could ever say no to such a thing? El Nido is a cluster of islands of the Tip of Palawan in the Philippines. These islands contain many secret places such as a secret hole to the Secret Lagoon. Or if you want to get your heart racing you can travel to snake island, or maybe have a day of hiking to Nagkalit-Kalit Waterfalls, and to finish the day of you can watch the sunset as it falls over the mountains.
Photo by girl unspotted
This picturesque city by the seaside has many places to go and get lost. From weaving through the red-roofed and white-bricked houses in the Alfama District or exploring the Padrão dos Descobrimentos. The city is begging for visitors to look all around and discover new things.
Before booking your next trip be sure to look into some of these unknown but beautiful destinations.
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