Alex O'Brien

International

10 life-changing travel experiences

10 life-changing travel experiences

They say travel is the only thing you can purchase that makes you richer, and the experiences you face while on holidays can change the way you look at the world.

We’ve put together a list of 10 life changing travel experiences.

To view the travel experiences, scroll through the gallery above.

They correspond to the list below.

1. View the Northern Lights – Elusive and ethereal, the Northern Lights are one of nature’s great displays, and provides a humbling, uplifting experience for travellers.

2. Visit the Galapagos Islands – One of most famous wildlife-watching destinations in the world, The Galapagos Islands features an array of fascinating animals at every turn.

3. Trek Machu Picchu – Incomparable by sheer scale and architectural audacity, Machu Picchu is one of the most spectacular archaeological sites to view in the world.

4. Cruise the Amazon River – Feeding rivers and streams in eight South American countries, the Amazon is a region of immense diversity and glorious nature.

5. Explore Angkor Wat – Cambodia’s most-beloved and best-preserved temple, Angkor Wat is one of the largest religious monuments in the world and amazing to behold.

6. View the Serengeti – Nowhere in the world is the view as spectacular as the Serengeti, wild and open country that opens out to dazzling light and fascinating nature.

7. Visit the Taj Mahal – The jewel in the crown of the sub-continent, and arguably the world’s most famous building, the Taj Mahal has a transfixing effect on visitors.

8. View the Grand Canyon – One of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon is a mesmerising reminder of the strength and fragility of nature.

9. Tour the temples of Kyoto – Synonymous with ancient temples, traditional and centuries-old craftsmanship, a walk through Kyoto is one you will never forget.

10. Walk the Great Wall of China – a triumph of engineering, the Great wall provides a direct link with China’s past and provides a captivating site for visitors. 

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