There are so many places to see around the world that to make a top five feels impossible. While everyone has different ideas about what they look for in their travel destinations, maybe this list will provide you with a bit of versatility:


Dubai is energetic, colourful and absolutely bursting with life. When you visit you’ll find it to be culturally dynamic and constantly moving. Things are always being built and changed, people are always creating and developing, and the city pulsates with energy both day and night. Experience the best shopping of your life; see the world from atop Burj Khalifa, the tallest building on Earth; view the products of the capital of art and design in the Middle East; and sample some of the most incredible food. You will never be short of things to do or see and as soon as your plane touches down you’ll believe you’re in a real-life paradise.

Bora Bora

This tiny island in French Polynesia is becoming one of the biggest tourist hotspots in 2017 and it’s on everyone’s globetrotting bucket list.

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The surrounding water is the clearest, most mesmerising blue you could imagine. The island is like the Garden of Eden, covered in green foliage, white sand rainbow wildlife. It’s the world’s most romantic island, allowing for privacy under the palm trees and hammocks on the beach where you ca watch the sun set behind the neighbouring islands.


The charming Lithuanian capital is one of the lesser known, must-see cities in the world. Here you’ll find old and knew coalescing perfectly. On the one hand, you have breath-taking baroque architecture, church steeples that climb the sky and rustic cobbled streets.

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During the winter it looks not unlike a snow covered fairy tale village. Then, on the other hand, you have fascinating contemporary galleries filled with modern art and street art hidden around the city. They have many annual festivals that bring the city to life, like Uzgavenes, the Kaziukas fair as well as may film and art festivals celebrating tradition and culture as well as modernity and youth.


Whatever it is that you’re looking for, there’s a very good chance that you’ll find it in Paris; fantastic food, historic landmarks, fascinating museums and so much more. There is an atmosphere in Paris that keeps people coming back. Whether it’s the lights lining the streets that glimmer at night or the smell of coffee and pastries wafting down side streets, there is something that lures people back and you could never visit Paris just once and see everything it has to offer. You need to thoroughly explore Paris to find its hidden gems, so pick up your EHIC card and leave the tourists’ guide at home.

Yellowstone National Park

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Find all manner of natural wonders in this incredible national park that’s almost 3,500 square miles of wilderness. Geysers, hot springs, waterfalls, rivers forests, mud pots canyons and fascinating wildlife can all be found here. Explore on foot or horseback and camp out under the stars for the most authentic of wild experiences and don’t forget to bring your capture to snap some photographs of a lifetime. If you like getting up close and personal with nature then you can’t miss seeing this one of a kind wilderness.


Elena Sergeeva has an accomplished career in tourism marketing and has worked for top Greek and international tourism brands. Elena has worked with luxury hotel brands managing business development and foreign market opportunities in lucrative markets including Russia. Elena is the founder of several professional blogs including Passion for Greece, Passion for Hospitality and Passion for Dubai. Her website development and blogging work has been featured in travel industry and Greek major media outlets.

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