You know how they say that life isn’t measured by the number of breaths you take, but by the moments that take your breath away? Well, they’re right because in the end you’ll only remember the days that truly made you feel alive, and for those moments it’s worth taking risks. Therefore, it would be a good idea if you started going on adventures that will completely take your breath away, and here’s where you should start.
Scuba diving in the Caribbean
Visiting exotic destinations is all about unwinding, trying new things and experiencing as much as possible on the new unfamiliar land. So why not offer yourself an adventure of a lifetime and go scuba diving in the crystal blue waters of the Caribbean? Swim with an array of wonderful sea creatures, explore the depths of the captivating Caribbean waters and escape the world for long enough that you can fully immerse yourself into your own little underwater expedition.
Surfing in Australia
Australia is one of the most popular surfing destinations in the world. From Bondi Beach in Sydney to Gold Coast, you can find countless surfing beaches all over the Land Down Under. Whether you’re planning a beach vacation, or you want to explore Australia to the tiniest detail, you cannot miss riding the waves like a true Aussie pro. Summer and early autumn are the best times to surf, as the cyclone season will offer you good conditions to surf. If you’re a beginner, then coming in winter will be the best time for you to learn how to surf.
See the Aurora Borealis
Seeing the northern Lights i.e. Aurora Borealis is definitely a one-of-a-kind-experience you shouldn’t miss if you happen to travel in some of the few countries where it can be seen. From Greenland to Scotland, Iceland and Scandinavia, the Northern Lights can be seen, on a clear night, anywhere between 65 and 72 degrees latitude. This is the chance that truly presents itself once in a lifetime, so if you’re planning your next trip, maybe it’s time to go to one of the countries where you can admire the multicoloured curtains formed by solar specks intertwining with atmospheric gases.
Skiing in Japan
Winter sports can be just as thrilling as summer ones so don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn how to ski. You can enjoy it no matter the age, which is perfect if you decide you want to go skiing in Japan when you’re already in your 30s. You’ll be able to increase your body strength, work the core muscles and de-stress too. If you’ve never been to Japan, now is the time to pack your bags, look for a good travel agent and travel to some of the best ski resorts in Japan. Not only will you connect with nature, but also explore the mountains in a new and exciting way each day you hit the trails.
Bungee Jumping in New Zealand
For all the thrill seekers, bungee jumping will be the best adrenaline-filled adventure. If you’re looking for a true adrenaline rush that will make you feel like your stomach jumped all the way up to your throat, but make you feel beyond amazing after you’ve jumped, then bungee jumping is the adventure for you. What better place to go experience this thrilling activity than in the land where the first commercial jump was made. That’s right, we’re talking about New Zealand. You don’t have to worry about the weight capacity anymore, because 40 years after the first jump ever, and 30 years after the commercial jump, you can now experience freefalling without any fear. After you’ve had the best New Zealand adrenaline rush, feel free to rent a car and start exploring the land, climb up the mountain or even ride the Skyline Gondola to the top of the mountain the admire Queenstown’s beauties from up above.
Parasailing in Cape Town
Have you ever thought about spending some time in the air while overlooking the spectacular cityscape of Cape Town? If the answer is no, then it’s just the right time for you to take your passport and board a flight to Africa. You can find amazing parasailing trips at Three Anchor Bay and choose between doing it solo or maybe in tandem. Soar up in the air, and enjoy the view of the spectacular mountains and beautiful coast that will make your parasailing experience truly magnificent.
Go on a safari in Africa
We’re all crazy about Thailand, Hawaii, Bali, France and Australia, but when it comes to Africa it stays unjustly unexplored. If you decide to visit Africa, going on a safari should definitely be a number one must-do in your itinerary. The Maasai Mara National Park in Kenya is one of the places that you should pay a visit on your trip through Africa. When we’re talking about quintessential African wildlife reserve, the Maasai Mara National Park is not only an epitome of it but also a home to a plethora of spectacular wild animal species. Nothing will be able to compare to being so close to the spectacular wildlife, in a long time, so don’t miss a chance to be overwhelmed and breath-taken by lions, leopards, elephants, black rhinoceros, cape buffalo and so many wonderful animals in their natural habitat. Africa will certainly win you over with its exotic charm, so if you decide t spend a few extra days on this spectacular continent, feel free to travel to Rwanda and go gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park.
Hike in Chile
A truly bucket-list-worthy adventure is without a doubt a hike in Chile. Torres del Paine in Chilean Patagonia is every outdoor lover’s paradise destination. If you’re desperate for some captivating sceneries that you can discover by foot, then head out straight to Chile. All the hike aficionados will accept the challenge of hiking the grand W Trek and come across some of the most fascinating sceneries. From scrub-filled savannahs to crystal blue lakes, every day of your hiking adventure will be filled with admiration and mesmerizing viewpoints. All you need to do is pack your camera, book your accommodation in the camp or maybe at a low-key refugio and your Chilean adventure can begin.
Walk the Great Wall of China
China is filled with adventurous activities, but if you want to see something truly amazing you won’t miss walking the Great Wall of China. This gigantic construction is one of the most spectacular structures built by a human hand, and the one to marvel at from all over the world. You shouldn’t miss a chance to admire the 2700 years old wonder and take some of the most fabulous pictures as well.
Do you like visiting cold regions? How about freezing cold where there’s barely a few people living on the land? Not only is Antarctica the farthest away from any continent, but it’s only the place only about 40,000 people visit every year. Probably nobody from your surroundings has ever even thought about travelling to Antarctica and let alone actually set a foot to it, but it would be a trip worthwhile for sure. Go on a cruise around the islands and the Antarctic Peninsula and witness icebergs larger than many cruise ships surrounding you from various sides. If you’d like to go extreme, bring a swimsuit and try to swim in the icy waters of Antarctica as many tourists dare to do.
Travelling is one of the best ways to discover and actually feel the world around you. Getting to know so many different destinations, mingling with people from different regions, getting to know the culture and customs along with enjoying some of the best adventurous activities will definitely make every journey memorable. Therefore, if you’re planning your next big trip, we suggest you go surfing in Australia, scuba diving in the Caribbean or walk the Great Wall of China. Even if you choose to go bungee jumping in New Zealand, on a safari in Kenya, or hike along the Chilean trails or maybe parasail in Cape Town, your vacation will be amazing. Don’t disregard winter wonders either, and go skiing in Japan, or even cruise Antarctica and feel what a real ice-cold feels like. Seeing Aurora Borealis is a unique experience that many don’t get the chance to see twice in their lifetime, so if you have a chance to visit some of the countries where you can be breath-taken by Northern Lights, don’t think twice but pack your bags and go.