Ultimate 2018 Travel Bucketlist

How many can you check off?

Each year there are more and more people traveling the world. People are becoming more aware of all the world has to see and offer. Travel blogs, vlogs, and Instagrams are popping up all over the place. Everyone is going everywhere. 

So where should you go with so many places to choose from? And why? 

Well were about to tell ya, here's our top 10 recommendations for 2018:

Ultimate 2018 Travel Bucketlist

1. Solta, Croatia

Croatia is home to over 1,200 islands but getting from one to the other has been a hassle in the past. Before you could only cross by a highly overpriced yacht or a slow and inconsistent public ferry. But that's set to change this year! The new up-and-coming ride sharing app, known as Uber, has launched UberBoat! An on demand transfer service to any island of your choice- plus they're also adding the option to do a private tour around the Dalmatian Coast! We approve of this app update.

And with the choice between all the islands, we love Solta for it's under-the-radar stunning features: crystal clear waters, stunning beaches, lush forests, medieval villages, winemaking, beachside bars, and so much more.

2. Grenada

Grenada, also known as The Spice Island, is another super under-the-radar location. When travellers think of going to the Caribbean they rarely think to go to Grenada, but they should: clean uncrowded beaches, turquoise waters, beautiful weather, and lively local culture—it is surely an island to be explored!

3. Walla Walla, Washington

Walla Walla is another totally overlooked place that you need to see. With over 300 days of sun per year, stunning waterfalls, over 140 wineries (yep, your heard right!), biking and hiking trails, there is so much to experience in Walla Walla, it would really be a shame to miss out on it!

4. Marrakesh, Morocco

This Moroccan city is known for it's artistic crowd, and this year it's set out to attract even more people who will appreciate it's lively culture. With two new museums having just opened up, as well as the stunning landscape that surrounds the city, Marrakesh is just the place to go if you're searching for some vibrant inspiration. 

5. Valletta, Malta

Valletta is picture-perfect, but not many think to go. But again, they should, it has all the charm of nearby Sicily with far fewer tourists! This historic city dates all the way back to 1565, and has a Mediterranean vibe with a North African twist. It's local culture is always lively, with new events always happening. Something you should really put on your travel list!

6. Zambia

So far, Zambia has had little recognition as one of Africa’s great safari destinations, but experts know it is the birthplace of the walking safari. In South Luangwa National Park, it is said that visitors can expect to see more animals than trees. This stunning and riveting destination should surely make your list!

7. The Peloponnese, Greece

With several new upgrades to the Greek highway in the last few years, access to the lesser-visited ruins of the Peloponnese is much better and now attainable for interested travellers. The area is absolutely stunning and the history behind it is very interesting. Be sure to see it before leaving Greece!

8. Mendoza, Argentina

Mendoza is one of the world’s great wine capitals, and like wine, it is only getting better with age! This laid back getaway is perfect for those who want to do (a lot of) wine tastings. Grab a glass, kick back, and watch the sunset fall over this beautiful destination.

9. Greenland

There are so many reasons one should see Greenland. Recently, the tundra of the east has begun opening up in addition to the frequently visited western parts. Tourists now have the option to see both east and west sides of Greenland, and with so many tour companies now working out of Greenland, there is a lot to see and do! Remember to dress warm. ;)

10. Iya Valley, Japan

The remote Iya Valley is tucked away in the mountainous interior of Shikoku, the least visited of Japan's four main islands. New ziplines and hiking trails are sprouting up in the canyons, and the accommodations are super affordable. It's a peaceful, and inspirational place, often referred to as the "Tibet of Japan."

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