Bucket List Travel 2021: Top-Rated Experiences Around The World
Honestly, have you ever met anyone who didn't have a bucket list? Trust us when we say traveling is pretty much at the top of everyone's yearly resolutions, and for a good reason. Arguably it's so important to get as many amazing experiences under your belt as you can and thanks to modern technology, you’ve probably already put together the ultimate travel bucket list for 2021. But, just in case you missed some of these top-rated travel destinations in the world, feel free to plan your next adventure with our list of the best bucket-list destinations.
See the Northern Lights
The best places in the world are usually closer to the Arctic Circle, including Alaska, Canada, Iceland, Greenland, Norway, Sweden, and Finland, sounds like the perfect adventure for you? Thanks to long hours of darkness and clear night skies, December through March is usually the best time to observe this elusive natural phenomenon. If you are looking for something even more special, there is a cruise from Mendenhall Glacier to Denali National Park, Alaska, the land of natural wonders, which allows you to experience the Aurora Borealis full on!
Stay in an Overwater Bungalow
Who could say no to the allure of an overwater bungalow? Think of the thatched roofs and wraparound terraces, how about the outdoor showers and spellbinding views of the azure waters? It's arguably the ultimate getaway if you are looking for relaxation and privacy, all with an amazing view. Maybe it's time to book an over-water pool villa for yourself in 2021.
There is a boulder wedged between mountains at Kjeragbolten in Norway you can actually stand on
Sure, it may demand guts and a giant leap while you try to hold yourself together and forbid yourself to look down from Kjeragbolten, at the overwhelming scenery of the tree abyss beneath you, but it is the perfect opportunity to explore your limits.
Soak in the Blue Lagoon Hot Springs in Iceland
The Blue Lagoon is a geothermal spa in the southwest of Iceland famed for its superheated milky blue waters, which are rich in algae, mineral salts, and silica mud. You have to enjoy the soothing warm water in Iceland's most famous attraction at least once in your lifetime, the country of fire and frost.
Spend a Night in a Tree House
We bet you can't wait to experience living in these sky-high, amenity-filled oases even for just one night! Luckily, you can! Whether you prefer the Atlanta hideaway, which was named Airbnb’s number one most wish-listed property in 2016, the Fern Forest in Hawaii, Primland’s sprawling Virginia, or any other treehouse in the world, chances are that you can score a fair price.
Sit on a swing at Edge of the World in Ecuador
About 40 minutes from the center of Baños de Agua Santa, the “adventure capital” of Ecuador, sits the swing at the end of the world, in La Casa Del Árbol. This swing can literally swing you out with a top speed of 80 miles per hour, which is, obviously, an once in a lifetime opportunity. Just imagine the breathtaking view!
Meet "Real" Santa Claus in Finland
All your childhood dreams are about to come true as soon as you lay eyes on the "real" Santa Claus. You can meet him at the magical Arctic Circle every day at Santa Claus Village in Rovaniemi in Lapland, Finland. Rovaniemi is, of course, the Official Hometown of Santa Claus in Lapland and Santa there, in his chamber every day of the year.
Experience Machu Picchu
Think of a land more than 7,000 feet above sea level in the Andes Mountains. That's only one of the many things that make Machu Picchu special. The most visited tourist destination in Peru is a symbol of the Incan Empire that was built around 1450AD. You might even know it as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. The vibrant green grass, majestic peaks, and remarkable stone ruins are otherworldly beautiful.
The mystical Amazon Rainforest, Brazil
When you are thinking of Brazil, the Amazon jungle is most likely amongst the top 3 things that come to your mind. Covering around half of the country, the Amazon is one of the most famous destinations in the world! Feel nature's pulse here by visiting this breathtaking ecosystem. Known as the "planet's lungs," the Amazon Rainforest is responsible for 20 percent of the world's oxygen.
Snakes, turtles, and jaguars are also set to make an appearance if you're patient eager enough to spot them.