Most of us have a bucket list of places that we want to visit at some point in our lives. Though, it can be tough to find time to get round to it and prioritise where you want to see with the time you have available. The world is a huge place with an endless list of incredible destinations, making it almost impossible to see them all. Here’s a list of must-see places across the world that you need to visit before reaching the retirement homes.
Paris is the city of lights, synonymous with fashion, food, and culture. Paris is pretty high up on most people’s travel bucket list and it’s no mystery why. It’s filled with cultural landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, the Champs Elysees, Notre Dame Cathedral, and the Seine. In addition to these, there are art nouveau cafes on every corner, designer shops, and stylish bars and restaurants. Live out your dreams in the city of romance.
Machu Picchu, Peru
Machu Picchu is one of the most recently discovered ruins in Peru. Archaeologists, historians, and history lovers alike find themselves fascinated by the mystery of the ruins, not knowing their real intended purpose. The Temple of the Sun is among the most notable structures within Machu Picchu and is known for its perfectly positioned windows. These windows allow the sun to create intricate patterns inside the temple. The peak of Huayna Picchu is an incredible sight, whilst the Inca trails offer an exciting trek to adventure seekers. You’ll never forget the breath-taking sights of Machu Picchu.
The Grand Canyon
The Grand Canyon is one of the most well-known landmarks in the world, providing iconic views to its visitors. The canyon is almost 40 km long and boasts scenic views of the Lower and Upper falls. In addition to the scenery, the rocks are stunning shades of yellow and pink due to the water activity within the canyon. Like Machu Picchu, the Grand Canyon is somewhat of a mystery. We know that it’s a result of erosion over hundreds of thousands of years, yet the geology isn’t quite that clearcut. As well as this, the geothermal nature of the canyon is still prevalent as displayed by the hot springs.
To the Southwest of the Pacific Ocean lies New Zealand with the promise of stunning coastlines and serene landscapes. New Zealand is one of those places that individuals from the UK will reside in for months or even years during their travels. The country is known for its various heritage attractions, art galleries, museums, and adventure sports activities. You’ll never grow bored of New Zealand and its endless offerings.
Thew Colosseum was originally used as an entertainment arena and was initially called the Flavian Amphitheatre. It’s among the most famous Roman landmarks and was the location wherein multiple gladiatorial battles took place. This is commemorated by actors in gladiator clothes standing outside the colosseum for tourists to take pictures with. Though the Colosseum has incurred damage over the years, it still stands in its original form. You can buy tickets ahead of your visit to avoid disappointment which also allows you to skip the queue. Release your inner gladiator at the Colosseum.
Bora Bora is a stunning Island that sits amongst the French Polynesia. The tropical island is home to stunning sights and a beautifully blue lagoon. Not only is this the perfect location for sunseekers, but there’s also a huge selection of adventures to partake in that are unmatched