For the last three years, the number of Americans traveling overseas for vacation has been more than 35 million each year. A vacation has many benefits on your health and general wellbeing. These include alleviation of stress and learning new things.
With vacations, the more unique it is, the higher the benefits you derive from it.
Dreaming of something out of the ordinary? Forget your typical annual family vacation. Create thrilling memories with these four exotic vacations for adventure seekers!
Visit these locations for an experience of a lifetime:
1. African Safaris
Few vacations beat an African Safari. Derived from the Swahili word for “travel”, a safari entails observing and hunting animals in their natural habitats. You’ll get to have best viewing angles with some of the world’s most wildlife. If you’re lucky, you’ll be able to interact with some of the wild animals.
2. Petra, Jordan
The city of Petra lies between the Dead Sea and the Red Sea on a scenic cliff. Here, you get to dive into the ancient civilization of the locals who built massive tombs and some beautiful structures scattered in the city.
While most of these features were ruined, their outlines against the face of the cliff remain intact with some tombs and pieces of art still in their original state.
Better yet, you’ll be experiencing some of the most legendary Hollywood locations to date. “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade”, starring the iconic Harrison Ford, was shot in this location.
3. The Great Blue Hole, Belize
The Great Blue Hole in Belize sticks out as a dark-blue hole in a vast expanse of clear blue waters. It remains a mystery to many but no one can deny its beauty. Whether you choose to dive a few meters into it or fly over it, you’ll still get captivated by this mysterious hole on the floor of the ocean.
Expeditions into the hole revealed that it was once a cave which submerged due to the rising water levels after the Ice Age Period.
4. Angkor Wat, Cambodia
You can never go wrong with this Cambodian temple as it is one of the most exotic locations on earth. The temple, built by the Khmer civilization, depicts the genius of Asian architects not just in size and design, but also its majestic nature.
The temple is so important to Cambodia that it’s been included in the national flag as a symbol of its pride. It has undergone restoration severally and a visit here will unfold a history spanning many years back. Even from outside, the temple speaks volumes of its history and the detail that went into its building.
Go for Life-Changing Exotic Vacations
Exotic vacations will help you see the other side of life. You’ll experience new cultures and do things you never thought you would. Better yet, you’ll make great memories that you’ll live with forever.
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