Wonderful Travel Destinations To Wander #80
1. Chasing dreams beneath Maui's cascading wonders. 💦🏞️
💡Maui is home to a plethora of breathtaking waterfalls that offer a refreshing escape into nature. From cascading sheets of water tumbling down lush cliffs to hidden gems tucked away in remote valleys, these waterfalls never fail to amaze visitors.
2. Let’s runaway to Algarve’s colourful buildings! 🤩🌹✨
💡The Algarve, Portugal’s southernmost region, is known for its Atlantic beaches and golf resorts. Whitewashed fishing villages on low cliffs overlooking sandy coves were transformed in the 1960s, and now its central coast between Lagos and Faro is lined with villas, hotels, bars and restaurants. The region's western Atlantic coast and rugged interior are less developed.
3. Island-hopping through paradise: Where every shore whispers a new secret and every sunset paints a new dream! 💙🌊
💡 Thailand has over 1,000 islands, and each offers a distinct experience. Some islands like Phuket are large enough to be provinces in their own right, complete with international airports, while others are tiny and uninhabited, offering secluded retreats. This vast array of islands makes Thailand one of the most versatile archipelagos in the world for travelers.
4. The otherworldly beauty of Iceland's landscapes showcases an ethereal blend of mesmerizing colors!✨😍
💡 Iceland is most famous for its rugged landscapes and scenery. The Northern Lights, Blue Lagoon, volcanoes, glaciers, and waterfalls top the list of must-sees. Iceland is also famous for its history and being settled by the Vikings!
5. Island dreams and serene scenes, where the waters of Thailand whisper tales of tranquility
💡 Thailand's nature is a tapestry of biodiversity and landscapes. From the verdant rainforests of Khao Sok to the crystal-clear waters of the Andaman Sea, the country boasts a variety of natural wonders. Its geography ranges from mountainous regions in the north, home to rich wildlife and ethnic cultures, to the idyllic islands in the south with vibrant marine life. Thailand's national parks and reserves protect numerous species, including elephants, tigers, and exotic birds, making it a hotspot for ecotourism and adventure travel.
6. The beautiful village of Atrani seen from every angle 😍
💡: Not far from Amalfi is a very small village of Atrani, a quiet and popular tourist destination that lies on the other side of the mountain. A tunnel ensures that visitors can access it comfortably.
7. Uncover the captivating wonders of Switzerland, no matter the season
💡Switzerland is a stunning country in Europe that has become famous for its breathtaking landscapes, rich history, and high quality of life. From the majestic Swiss Alps to the bustling cities, Switzerland is a place that attracts tourists from all over the world.
8. Unforgettable encounters await on Cape Town's shores 🌊🐧
💡 The Boulders penguin colony is a group of African Penguins, who were once a critically endangered species due to the harvesting of penguin eggs and commercial fishing in nearby False Bay along the Cape Peninsula.
9. Discover the wild at Banff National Park unfolds its rugged beauty beneath the watchful peaks of the Canadian Rockies. 🏞️🌲
💡 Banff National Park, Canada's first national park, is a sanctuary of over 6,600 square kilometers of valleys, mountains, glaciers, forests, meadows, and rivers. Established in 1885, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is not only a haven for wildlife but also a playground for adventurers, offering everything from serene hikes to adrenaline-fueled ski slopes.
10. Soak in the sun at Coron, Palawan, Philippines, where the crystal-clear waters of Coron beckon you to a tropical escape unlike any other. 🌴☀️
💡 Coron, a gem in the province of Palawan, Philippines, is renowned for its world-class diving spots, mesmerizing lakes, and stunning limestone cliffs. It's home to the famous Kayangan Lake, known as the cleanest lake in the Philippines, and is surrounded by a labyrinth of underwater mountains.
11. Tag someone who’s waiting for ‘tis season ❄️😍
At Striezelmarkt Dresden - the oldest Christmas market in Germany, founded in 1434 😯
🗓️ It will open this year on the 29th of November and will last until the 24th of December 🎄
12. Obsessed with all the ✨ in the trees and the cutest little white Christmas market chalets, at Cologne, Germany
13. Köln, Germany, Christmas Market during the day.
A little bit of gluhwein and a whole lot of one of the world’s most beautiful cathedrals.
Weihnachtsmarkt is home to the most stunning Christmas market I’ve been to so far.
14. Cologne was my fave stop for Christmas markets and there are so many across the city 🎄
15. Rotten Rathaus Berlin Christmas market!
16. “It’s the most wonderful time… of the year!” 🎄🎁🎅🏼
And what better country to spend Christmas time if not Germany, filled with its beautiful Christmas markets?
As I’m now in Berlin I explored the best Weihnachtsmärkte, here are my favourite ones with some info and tips for you!👇🏼
📍RAW GELÄNDE: a very nice market with a more “historical” setup and a lot of activities and games for children. A small entrance fee of 3€ has to be paid, but I think it’s worth it. 🎅🏼
(20min from BER central station by S3/S5/S7/S9)
📍SCHLOSS CHARLOTTENBURG: to be honest I found this marker very commercial and pretty expensive, but the location was really amazing. The palace is really beautiful 🤩
(25min from BER central station by S3/S5/S7/S9 or by train)
📍HOLZMARKT 25: here you can find plenty of food trucks, a carousel and other entertainment for children. The location is the special feature of this market: here you can find the closest accessible spot to the river Sprea ⭐️ (20min from BER central station by S3/S5/S7/S9)
📍POTSDAM (Brandenburger Straße): I think this is possibly the nicest market so far as it’s pretty big, great location and affordable prices 🎁
(50min from BER central station by S7 + tram 91/92/94/96)
📍 BABELSBERG WEBERPLATZ: a very cute, small and still “ancient looking” Christmas market 🎄
(40min from BER central station by S7)
17. Germany sparkles with festive cheer during the holiday season! 🎄🌟🎅🏻🦌
💡Experience the true essence of Christmas in Germany, where the air is filled with the aroma of spiced cookies, mulled wine, and evergreen. The country's enchanting Christmas markets are a sight to behold, with their beautifully decorated stalls offering an array of handcrafted gifts, traditional ornaments, and mouthwatering treats. Immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere as carolers fill the air with joyful melodies and children eagerly await the arrival of St. Nicholas.
18. Taking the view of Montreal to new heights with La Grande Roue!🎡💗🤩
💡La Grande Roue de Montréal is a giant observation wheel located in the Old Port of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Standing at a height of 60 meters, it offers stunning panoramic views of the city, the St. Lawrence River, and the surrounding landscapes.
19. Venture into vastness, at El Chaltén, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina
where the rugged peaks of El Chaltén tower over the wild Argentinian landscape. 🏔️🌿
💡 El Chaltén, often hailed as Argentina's trekking capital, sits in the shadow of the magnificent Fitz Roy mountain range, a skyline that ignites the wanderlust of hikers worldwide. This quaint mountain village was founded in 1985 and quickly became a magnet for nature enthusiasts, with its paths leading to ice blue glaciers, emerald forests, and hidden waterfalls. The region's unique microclimate adds an element of the unpredictable, making each visit a distinct encounter with nature’s ever-changing moods.
20. Immerse in the splendor at The Dolomites, Italy, where the lush forests and cascading waterfalls of the Dolomites craft a scene from a fairy tale. 🌲💦
💡 The Dolomites, Italy's dramatic mountain range, are a UNESCO World Heritage site, famed for their breathtaking beauty. These mountains are a masterpiece where towering peaks meet serene forests and waterfalls carve through ancient rock, creating natural spectacles at every turn. The Dolomites are not just a feast for the eyes; they're also steeped in history, bearing silent witness to many tales, from the Earth's geological past to the poignant stories of WWI battles fought in these very crags and valleys.
21. Unveils the enchanting allure of the Dolomites, Italy!🏞️🌿🌤️
💡Rising like ancient sentinels, the Dolomite Mountains in Northern Italy offer a breathtaking spectacle of jagged peaks, verdant valleys, and serene alpine lakes. This site is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, offering hiking trails that wind through meadows ablaze with wildflowers in summer and transform into snow-covered wonderlands in winter. The iconic Three Peaks of Lavaredo, a testament to nature's artistry, stand tall against the sky. Whether you're an avid mountaineer or a leisurely stroller, the Dolomites promise a journey through some of Europe's most awe-inspiring landscapes!🌞🌳💫
22. Island whispers of Thailand
Thailand: where every grain of sand tells a tale, every wave hums a lullaby, and every breeze carries the promise of paradise
💡 Krabi is a coastal province in southern Thailand, known for its stunning limestone cliffs, dense mangrove forests, and more than a hundred offshore islands.
23. From above, beauty unveils! 🌴✨At The mangrove lagoon National park, Abu Dhabi
💡Abu Dhabi is home to rich mangrove forests that serve as vital ecosystems and natural habitats for a variety of plant and animal species. These mangroves can be found along the coastline and in the protected areas of the city, such as the Eastern Mangrove Lagoon National Park.
24. Did you hear about this place before? We fell in love with this beautiful part of Fethiye, Türkiye✨
25. Indulge in serene moments at Tulum Lagoon
💡 Tulum Lagoon, situated near the coastal town of Tulum in Mexico, offers a tranquil retreat amidst lush mangroves and crystal-clear waters. Visitors can enjoy kayaking, paddleboarding, and birdwatching in this serene natural haven. Its calm and unspoiled beauty makes it a sought-after spot for relaxation and eco-friendly adventures.