Top 15 Foreign Destinations You Must Have In Your Travel Bucketlist

Top 15 Foreign Destinations You Must Have In Your Travel Bucketlist

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The world is an amazing place and yet we haven’t known at least 1% of it. If you are a travel geek then you are at an advantage and must have seen more places than the other people.

We are sure you already have a bucket list of places and experiences to have. But here are top 15 experiences we compiled for you and you must experience them to believe them. Add them to your bucket list now and pursue them.

So here you go, the top 15 foreign destinations you must have in travel bucket list this year!

#1. Bali, Indonesia   15-foreign-travel-destinations-in-your-bucket-list-0

Indonesia still has a large Hindu population and they still celebrate the Hindu festivals. The temples of Bali are so amazing that you need to see them to believe!

The Hindu epic of the Ramayana is re-enacted every year leading up to the Deepavali festivities in Bali. Performances are in the form of shadow puppets while other parts of Bali have performances starring actors in traditional costume.

#2. Istanbul, Turkey   15-foreign-travel-destinations-in-your-bucket-list-1

It is a museum today, but the Hagia Sophia was once a church under Byzantine rule which was then converted into a Mosque by the Ottoman rulers. The original building was constructed by the most important architects of the period (527-565), Anthemios (Tralles) and Isidoros (Miletus), under the order of Emperor Justinianos.

#3. Kenya   15-foreign-travel-destinations-in-your-bucket-list-2

The Maasai tribes are semi-nomadic people inhabiting southern Kenya and northern Tanzania. They are among the best known local populations due to their residence near the many game parks of the African Great Lakes, and their distinctive customs and dress.

#4. Scotland   15-foreign-travel-destinations-in-your-bucket-list-3

The Scottish highlands are home to many lochs or lakes. The most famous are Loch Lomond for its beauty and Loch Ness which is said to be the home of mythical sea monster, Nessie.

#5. Turkey   15-foreign-travel-destinations-in-your-bucket-list-4

Literally meaning “cotton castle” in Turkish, the city contains hot springs and travertines, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water. It is located in Turkey’s Inner Aegean region, in the River Menderes valley, which has a temperate climate for most of the year.

#6. Kyoto, Japan   15-foreign-travel-destinations-in-your-bucket-list-5

Tea is an important part of Japanese life and preparing it with great attention to detail is a sign of hospitality to guests. Preparing the perfect cup involves pairing it with seasonal confectioneries and amiable conversation.

#7. The Dead Sea   15-foreign-travel-destinations-in-your-bucket-list-6

The Dead Sea is a salt lake bordered by Jordan to the east and Israel and the West Bank to the west. Its surface and shores are 429 metres (1,407 ft) below sea level, Earth’s lowest elevation on land. The high salt content makes it impossible to sink in the Dead Sea, making swimmers float up to the surface.

#8. Sweden and Finland   15-foreign-travel-destinations-in-your-bucket-list-7

Husky farms are popular in Lapland which forms the northern parts of Sweden and Finland. Visitors can learn how to operate a husky sleigh while understanding the nature of these gentle and loving dogs.

#9. Queensland, Australia   15-foreign-travel-destinations-in-your-bucket-list-8

The Great Barrier Reef, off the coast of Queensland in northeastern Australia, is the largest living thing on Earth, and even visible from outer space. The 2,300-km-long ecosystem comprises thousands of reefs and hundreds of islands made of over 600 types of hard and soft coral.

#10. French Polynesia   15-foreign-travel-destinations-in-your-bucket-list-9

Bora Bora is a small island in French Polynesia. Surrounded by sand-fringed motus (islets) and a turquoise lagoon protected by a coral reef, it’s known for its scuba diving. It’s also a popular luxury resort destination where some guest bungalows are perched over the water on stilts.

#11. The Great Wall of China   15-foreign-travel-destinations-in-your-bucket-list-10

The Great Wall was built as separate sections by different Chinese kingdoms until they were all unified by one emperor. The different sections of the wall were joined as a defence barrier against the invading Mongols. The wall is accessible from Beijing as most sections of it in other provinces are closed to tourists.

#12. Kazakhstan   15-foreign-travel-destinations-in-your-bucket-list-11

The wilderness of the Steppe grasslands are harsh, often making accessibility and travel difficult. Horses have been used by Kazakh nomads for centuries and are still said to be the best way to see the countryside.

#13. Iceland   15-foreign-travel-destinations-in-your-bucket-list-12

Part of the largest glacier in Europe, the cave hidden inside it feels like a palace of ice.

#14. Petra, Jordan   15-foreign-travel-destinations-in-your-bucket-list-13

Dubbed as the Rose City due to the colour of the stone from which it was carved, the city began to prosper as the capital of the Nabataean Empire from the 1st century BC, which grew rich through trade in frankincense, myrrh, and spices. Petra was later annexed to the Roman Empire and continued to thrive until a large earthquake in 363 AD destroyed much of the city in the 4th century AD. On December 6, 1985, Petra was designated a World Heritage Site.

#15. Venice, Italy   15-foreign-travel-destinations-in-your-bucket-list-14

The Carnival of Venice is an annual festival, held in Venice, Italy. The Carnival ends with the Christian celebration of Lent, forty days before Easter on Shrove Tuesday (Martedi’ Grasso or Mardi Gras), the day before Ash Wednesday. The festival is world-famous for its elaborate masks.

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