Places you didn’t know existed but need to visit

Bring out your travel wish list. In this article, we’re giving you places to add to it.

Mother Nature is great at hiding treasures up her sleeves, which includes a slew of natural wonders you probably didn’t know exists. Whether you’re looking forward to travelling this year or are a well-travelled person looking for your next destination, this list will fill you with excitement! Say goodbye to the big metropolises and vast cities – these caves, beaches, and tunnels are stuff only Mother Nature can give.

Before heading out, make sure to pack the right stuff and get an online travel insurance. You’ll be travelling where few people go, and it’s best to be prepared. So, let’s begin!

Waitomo Glowworm Caves, New Zealand. Never miss this experience. The Waitomo Glowworm Caves are a sight to behold. It literally feels like you’re looking at the constellations, when in fact, you are witnessing the glow of unique species of glowworms that can only be found in New Zealand. The inside of the caves glows from the ceiling. You can explore the caves by foot, or via boat sailing beneath the breath-taking glowworms.

Glass Beach, United States. What do you find on this beach? Glass, of course! But not jagged or sharp glasses. The stuff here is more of an aesthetic than dangerous. So, what caused this phenomenon? Well, you can blame the people of early 20th century throwing their garbage over the sea cliffs. Thankfully Mother Nature managed to transform trash into treasure. Visit McKerracher State Park near Fort Bragg in Northern California and see for yourself.

Shifen Waterfall, Taiwan. This waterfall is definitely one of the most scenic spots in the world, and it’s easy to see why. There’s the romantic cascading formation, soft water, and amazing background to behold. This natural wonder has a height of 66 feet.

Tunnel of love, Ukraine. Couples rejoice! This is for you. This fairy-tale place is found deep in the forests of Ukraine. It was created due to passing of a lumber train over many years. It may look surreal, but this tunnel actually exists. It is believed to bring good fortune to any lovers who make a wish or promise in the tracks.

Pamukkale, Turkey. This surreal place’s name translates to “cotton castle.” This prehistoric site is filled with hot springs and carbonate minerals that have solidified in place after being left behind by constant flowing water through the years. Locals believe that the springs have magical healing powers. The real question here though: can it heal broken hearts?

Rainbow Mountains, China. The mountains simply looked like something straight from an artist’s dream. It’s a fantastic sight to behold for travellers as well. The stripes are formed from red sandstone and millions of years of patient mineral deposits. You can visit this beautiful range in China’s Zhangye Danxia Landform Geological Park.

Found a travel destination you’ll find to visit soon? Jot it down on your bucket list and start planning! Focus on your adventure and have fun!

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