Seeing the world is a great way to spend your time.
Travel can make you feel younger, more alive, and more in love with life than anything else.
Seeing wonders of the world with your own two eyes can change your perspective on life and what it means to call this little planet home.
Here are the top 25 places you must see in 2018, according to world travel expert and Inspitrip founder, Alex Huynh.
The Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia
Australia itself is a marvel to see, but the Great Barrier Reef is world famous and worth making the trip to take it in for yourself. As the largest coral reefs in the world, it’s a place you’ll never forget.
Pyramids of Giza, Egypt
While the jury is still out on how the pyramids actually came to be, their mystery lends well to their wonder. Trekking across the desert to behold these ancient wonders is not something to be missed.
Stonehenge, Amesbury, England
You’ll find yourself standing in wonder and awe at these 25-ton stones perched in upright positions in the shape of a clock. Who knows what it’s really for, but it sure is beautiful.
Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia
Thought to be the world’s largest “mirror” the salt lakes in Bolivia are so reflective that you would swear you are standing on glass.
The Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA
What’s a trip to the west coast of the United States without a jaunt to the Grand Canyon? This massive natural wonder draws millions of spectators every year.
Antelope Canyon, Arizona, USA
Not far from the Grand Canyon, you’ll find another incredible natural canyon called Antelope Canyon. You’ll think your eyes are playing tricks on you when you see how the light dances on the uniquely-carved canyon walls.
Easter Island, Rapa Nui, Chile
Far removed from everyday life is a little island that is home to 887 statues that continue to baffle people today. The statues on Easter Island draw travelers from all over the world to marvel at their size, purpose, and placement.
Reed Flute Caves, China
The Reed Flute Caves have been turned into a tourist stop with beautiful multi-colored lights installed inside the caves so people can walk through them and experience the caves in a whole
The Great Wall of China, China
Still stunningly beautiful and awe-inspired, the Great Wall of China looks like something you might find in a fairy tale but stands strong like the day it was built.
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
You might think you are in a scene from Lord of the Rings when you find yourself standing on the mountainside in the Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia. This breathtaking park has one-of-a-kind views of the crystal blue water and luscious green mountainsides.
Zhangye Danxia Landform, Gansu, China
This interesting collection of rock formations leaves people wondering how something so beautiful could exist on earth. It was created over millions of years of sandblasting, sandstone deposits and mineral deposits.
The Great Blue Hole, Belize
Like a giant eye in the water, the Great Blue Hole in Belize sits waiting for divers and swimmers to discover its secrets.
Redwood National Park, California, USA
Home to the tallest trees on earth, the Redwood National Park is worth the trip to stand below towering natural wonders.
Yellowstone National Park, USA
With hot springs and geysers, Yellowstone is an international sensation and draws crowds of visitors each year from all over the world.
Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Bora Bora is one of those places you need to see to believe it exists. The crystal blue waters and white sands are stunning and hard to believe, even when you are there.
Taj Mahal, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India
Go for the beauty and stay for the stories of how the Taj Mahal was constructed and learn about what makes it so fantastic as an architectural icon.
Tianzi Mountains, China
Like a scene from a movie, these towering narrow mountains have inspired countless artists and movie makers alike.
Angkor Wat, Cambodia
Previously a Hindu temple, this structure is worth making the trek to Cambodia to see with your own eyes. Like the Taj Mahal, it has been hailed as one of the great architectural feats of the modern age.
Machu Picchu, Peru
Now restored, this Inca historic site continues to be studied while visitors come from all over to marvel at the mountaintop stonework.
Glacier National Park, Montana, USA
Considered a hiker’s paradise, this national park is home to some of the most beautiful landscapes in the United States.
This massive natural hot spring is a must-see for anyone visiting Turkey.
Victoria Falls, Livingstone, Zambia
Spectacular waterfalls that stretch a mile long and nearly 400 feet high wait for you to visit and take in the natural wonder on your next trip to Zambia.
Leave your walking shoes at home and strap on some waterproof sandals when visiting Venice. The waterways offer a special way to get around the city, and you’ll love the food!
Lençóis Maranhenses, Brazil
A unique mix of dunes and waterways, this beach is one-of-a-kind in the world and provides a special experience for anyone who visits.
If seeing the Northern Lights is on your to-do list, there is no better place on earth to check that off your bucket list than in Iceland.
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