There’s no better period to travel than your 20s – you’re full of energy, motivated by the desire for adventure and open to new experiences. This is also the period when you’re still finding your place in the world, and by discovering other cultures and people, you slowly begin to discover yourself. Begin your journey by visiting these destinations and who knows where your paths will take you.
Majestic mountains, flowery fields and wavy green hills of New Zealand should be seen at least once in your lifetime. Each step you make will be followed by amazement and admiration for the breath-taking scenery and natural beauties. Whether you’re a Lord of the Rings fan or not, you shouldn’t miss the opportunity to visit Tongariro National Park and admire the slopes of its spectacular mountains.
As a country of diverse culture, Angola will offer you a memorable experience and exciting adventure. Once a colonial port municipality from the period of Portuguese rule, Lobito Bay has a rich history behind it, which is reflected in its majestic architecture. The bay stretches into the Atlantic Ocean and it will charm you with the views of endless blue horizons.
Ibiza is the perfect destination for those looking for a memorable nightlife experience, as well as for a relaxing holiday in dreamy settings. Being one of Balearic Islands, Ibiza features breath-taking scenery, from fiery sunsets on sandy beaches to green magical forests. Take a break from partying in numerous clubs, and spend some time reconnecting with nature.
Salt flats of Bolivia, also known as Salar De Uyuni, will leave you speechless the moment you arrive. They consist of several ancient lakes and stretch over more than 4,000 square miles. The entire sight resembles a massive mirror, and it’s exactly what it is – the world’s largest natural mirror.
Petra, the ancient city emerging from the cliffs, can match the grandeur of Machu Picchu leaving everyone in awe in front of this architectural wonder. The city is home to architectural sites, tombs and rich history, which makes it a perfect destination for adventure seekers.
Although it might take you some time to reach it, the very journey to Patagonia will be rewarding, especially if you decide to explore it by train. Lovely lakes, diverse wildlife species and accessible glaciers will provide you with an authentic, life-changing experience.
Located 400 miles off Japan’s mainland, the historic island of Okinawa features tropical climate and lush vegetation, being the perfect destination for history and nature aficionados. Whether you want to try snorkelling, hike through natural wonders or just relax at a beach, Okinawa will definitely meet your needs.
Dubrovnik, one of the most beautiful Mediterranean cities, will charm you with its gorgeous Baroque architecture, scenic views of the blue Adriatic Sea and its relaxed lifestyle. You can explore the city’s ancient walls, relax at its lovely beaches, try the regional cuisine and get to know the Balkan culture.
Ahmedabad is a vibrant Indian city that breathes with an authentic, native vibe and features a rich culture. It’s a city of lively markets, festivals and many traditions, as well as the former home of Mahatma Gandhi. You will have the opportunity to try its traditional food and admire one of the most beautiful sunsets in your life.
Anyone in their 20s shouldn’t miss the opportunity to visit one of the most iconic cities in the world. Amsterdam is a friendly and laidback city with a diverse culture and cheerful, intimate atmosphere. It’s also one of the most popular destinations for barge vacations in Europe due to its many gorgeous canals. Just imagine travelling along the river while admiring the city’s flickering lights – sounds just perfect.
There’s nothing more rewarding than travelling, especially during your 20s when you want to try and see everything. As someone once said: “we travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us”.