Looking for vacation ideas for 2021 and you do not really know where to head to? No reason to worry!

Vacation ideas for 2021

Here are some top destinations that you need to add to your bucket list right now and visit as soon as possible!

ICELAND

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Iceland is the perfect place for nature lovers and landscape photographers, who have increased the country’s popularity thanks to the stunning pictures they post on social media.

The perfect way to visit Iceland is by traveling its Ring Road because you can see some of the best places in the country. Iceland is famous for its waterfalls, and one you have to visit is the Skogafoss waterfall, located in the Southern Region.

You are allowed to get close to the powerful white water curtain and take some really cool photos. There is also a platform that you can climb to see the waterfall from above.

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The Vatnajokull is the most voluminous and largest ice cap in Iceland, and if you are ready for an adventure, you can go on an ice cave tour, where you also learn more about the glacier itself. Stokksnes is a magnificent spot located in the Eastern Region, with white and black beaches in front of the dramatic Vestrahorn mountain.

Let’s not forget the hot springs! You have to visit the Blue Lagoon to complete your memorable Icelandic experience.

SCOTLAND

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If you have ever been fascinated by the idea of time travel, get your engines ready because now you can go back in time by visiting Scotland!

The cobblestone streets in Edinburgh will guide your steps through amazing experiences, especially if you are a Harry Potter fan because you can book a 2-hour walking tour to discover the city where the magical world was created.

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Going deeper into our fairytale, you have to see the Glenfinnan Viaduct on your way to Hogwarts! While still in Edinburgh, you must go on a hike to Arthur’s Seat if you want to take in a panoramic view of the city.

The Duncasby Stacks are located in the most Northern and Eastern parts of Scotland. If you are a history nerd or if you enjoy old architecture, Scotland has to offer over 2000 castles for you to see. The Eilean Donan Castle is the most visited and photographed castle in the country.

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Ever dreamed about how the famous Scotch is made? If so, make sure you pay the Talisker Distillery on the Isle of Skye a visit. Of course, as with all tours, you get a sample when it is finished.

BALI

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If you are looking for a vacation idea and a place with more friendly weather, but want to see the most beautiful sights at the same time, Bali is perfect for you!

It is probably the most visited place in all East Asia and we have to admit that there is a reason behind this.

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Seminyak is the most developed part of Bali and the best spot to go to if you want to put your feet up, enjoy luxury living for actually affordable prices.

Gunung Kawi is a temple built into a hillside surrounded by a lush green forest and while you are here you will surely appreciate the stunning rice terraces.

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Rice fields in a valley at morning light. Bali island

Tegalalang is another spot where you can enjoy the view of rice terraces, but make sure to do some research beforehand and come when the rice is actually growing, because otherwise, it will look muddy.

Nusa Penida is probably the most popular gem of Bali, thanks to its popularity on Instagram.

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If you want to see the beautiful beach in its glory, it is recommended to go there early in the morning, before all tourists arrive.

NEW ORLEANS

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Welcome to the world of jazz, witchery, and bourbon!

New Orleans is famous for its mesmerizing architecture, and especially for the French Quarter, the oldest and a high-energy neighborhood is known for its rich history, colorful buildings, fine art galleries, and vibrant nightlife.

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Old Colonial Building French Quarther Dumaine street New Orleans Louisiana. Completed in 1700s

It is best to visit this city before Easter if you want to enjoy the Mardi Gras Festival, which is famous for its costumed parades and street parties, and it takes place 47 days before the religious event. Within walking distance of the French Quarter, you come across the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, which immerses you in an underwater world.

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The venue is home to an immense collection of exquisite marine species, including otters, stingrays, and hundreds of tropical fish.

The Great Maya Reef exhibit can be viewed from a 300-foot long walk-through tunnel and is designed to look like a sunken Maya city with fish swimming among the ruins. St. Louis’ Cathedral is one of the oldest in the United States and is seen as one of the best examples of French architecture in Louisiana.

TOKYO

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Now Tokyo is the largest metropolis on Earth, with a population that counts over 40 million inhabitants, and probably anyone’s dreamland, because it is where both the old and the new meet and bled perfectly.

If you are a fan of anime, Akihabara is a place for you, because it has emerged as a center for anime, manga, and video games. Shinjuku is a lively entertainment district known for being one of Japan’s premier nightlife spots but beware of the fact that the Shinjuku station has become the busiest train station in the world, handling over three and a half million passengers every day.

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Here you can also find Tokyo’s tallest buildings, the skyscrapers. However, if you are not so much into crowded areas, then Shinjuku Gyoen is where you should be headed to. It is a large, beautiful park that hosts three different themed gardens.

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Above all of these, it is worth mentioning that Tokyo has received the most Michelin stars as a city in the world and offers an amazing range of dining opportunities. You have to try traditional Japanese food!

So, have we convinced you to visit any of these places yet? We will definitely book our next vacation in one of them!

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