It seems that jet-setting individuals are no longer just looking for luxury amenities and convenience when booking a hotel or trip. Instead, travelers are in seek of places that act as a gateway to true experiences that locals enjoy.
Spanning across the globe, these sublime locations offer an elegant mixture of beauty, adventure, relaxation and danger. Each extraordinary dreamscape manages to capture the essence of nature in a way so strikingly unique that it’s guaranteed to leave you breathless and yearning for escape. These destinations may be farther than your typical flight, but each of these out-of-this-world destinations could coerce even the most adamant of homebodies to embark on a wild adventure. Perhaps you’d find a piping hot spring among snow covered mountains to your liking, or maybe quick climb up to a lofty tree house perched high above fantasy-inducing fauna? Riding atop a camel’s back to a far out retreat? Whatever you prefer, any of these surreal spots will leave you wanting to pack light and embark on a journey into the magnificent.