The Ultimate Bucket List Travel Guide

Are you looking for the best places to visit in your lifetime? From safaris through Africa to must-visit cities, these once-in-a-lifetime trips will make you want to plan your next great adventure. Deciding between the historic cities of Rome, Venice, Naples and Florence as the best destination to visit seems impossible, so the entire country of Italy deserves a spot on your list. Start in the Eternal City and head north through the rolling hills of Tuscany to visit Florence and then Milan or Venice, or head south to the beaches of the beautiful Amalfi Coast and Sicily. The busy medinas, the intricate architecture and a unique combination of cultural influences mean that Morocco is unlike any other place on the planet. Whether you're traveling to bustling Marrakech, beautiful coastal cities, or remote desert cities (or, with luck, all three), a trip to Morocco is sure to be unforgettable.

Seeing majestic animals such as lions, elephants and rhinoceroses in the wild is a dream that is best achieved with an African safari. South Africa, Tanzania, Rwanda and Kenya are among the most popular safari destinations, and in each of those countries, you'll find incredible accommodations and tour operators that can help you see these creatures in their natural habitat. A tropical paradise tops our list of the best places to vacation. Bali, the most romantic destination in Indonesia, is a wonderland full of natural jewels so beautiful that they will leave you breathless and with people so friendly that you'll want to invite them home. Granite cliffs, crystal clear streams, waterfalls, mountains and glaciers: it's no wonder that the famous photographer Ansel Adams loved it, and I bet you will too. The evocative capital of Cuba is an unforgettable experience; there's no way I can leave it out of my selection of the 100 best destinations on my wish list.

It's been a while since I last visited it, but the sights and sounds of the city will always accompany me. The Iguazu Falls are waterfalls on the Iguazu River that border Misiones, the Argentine province, Paraná, the Brazilian state and Paraguay. At 82 meters high and with a chain of waterfalls that are almost 3 km long, they are the largest waterfall system in the world. Niagara Falls are a collection of three impressive waterfalls that border Ontario, Canada and the state of New York in the USA. UU. The three waterfalls, Horseshoe Falls, American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls, all fall on the southern end of the Niagara Gorge and have a total height of 51 m.

The Ban Gioc—Detian Falls are a set of two waterfalls on the Quây Son River, on the border of China and Vietnam. The Christ the Redeemer statue is located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Built in 1931 by four men, Landowski, da Silva Costa, Caquor and Leonida, the 30-meter symbol of Rio is located atop the Corcovado mountain, overlooking the city. A series of dancing lights that illuminate the night sky in shades of pink, green, yellow and purple: seeing the Northern Lights is one of the best items on the wish list for traveling. An area of immense natural beauty, it's no wonder the Grand Canyon tops so many vacation lists.

The truth is that it's hard to leave Venice off my list of essential trips, but it's suffering from a serious excess of tourism, so you might want to skip it and opt for a quieter place. Formed more than 14,000 years ago, Shoshone Falls attract up to 300,000 vehicles a year and undoubtedly deserve a place on your ultimate wish list. Always linked to fashion writers such as Jack Kerouac, Big Sur tops the travel list of many literary lovers but its appeal is much more than that. Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987, The Acropolis is a very important symbol of history, architecture and spirit of Greece; visiting it should be high on your travel bucket list. The house's picturesque sail design with Sydney Harbour Bridge behind it is an iconic image of Sydney and must-see on your Australian bucket list. People come from everywhere to see these special creatures; they're definitely worth including on your wish list. A must-see destination for nature lovers from all over the world; this untouched gem is one of best places in world to observe wildlife in their native habitat. Today it's one of most phenomenal UNESCO World Heritage sites; millions have placed it at top their wish lists for good reason.

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Randall Pieroni
Randall Pieroni

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