Travelling is an important part of learning and growing up. It is said the more you have travelled the wiser you get to be. There are places in the world that truly take your breath away. Most of them are all thanks to nature but then there are some that are man-made. A world this big holds treasures in each and every part you set foot in. Of course, one lifetime is not enough to bathe in the creations of God and man but there are definitely some we can pick out for you and whatever you do, visit the following places once, at least try to.
10. OAK ALLEY PLANTATION, LOUISIANA
This plantation is important because of its historic value. The plantation is located on the Mississippi River in the community of Vacherie, Louisiana. This place is a protected National Historic Landmark and is named after the double row of live oaks. These oaks were planted in the eighteenth century and are 800 feet long. It was originally called Bon Sejour (good living) plantation.
9. THE LONDON EYE
We are sure you have heard of this. Every person who visits London goes to the London Eye first thing. It is basically a huge Ferris wheel and the tallest in Europe. It was constructed on the bank of River Thames. The wheel is 135 meters tall and the wheel has a diameter of 120 meters. It was erected on the 31st December, 1999.
8. FOUR SEASONS HOTEL, BORA BORA ISLAND, FRENCH POLYNESIA
Four Seasons Hotel is a luxury Resort located at Motu Tehotu on the island of Bora Bora. You can tell of course that the resort is a part of Four Season Hotels and Resorts. It is a hotel company based in Toronto. This is the only property owned by the company in French Polynesia and was named number one in 2012. The resort was opened in September of 2008 and offers gorgeous views and luxurious stays.
7. BLANKET BAY LODGE, NEW ZEALAND
Blanket Bay Lodge is acclaimed as the best luxury lodge in all of New Zealand. It is located between the snowed peaks of the Southern Alps on the shores of Lake Wakatipu. Indulge yourself in delicious food and amazing views. It is referred to as ‘heaven on Earth’. It offers gorgeous views of the Alps and you can practically do whatever you can possibly think of during your vacation to New Zealand.
6. RUSSIAN HILL, NORTH BEACH DISTRICT, SAN FRANCISCO
The Russian Hill is one of the 44 hills in San Francisco and also one of the original seven hills. It is located to the north of Nob Hill, south of Fisherman’s Wharf and west of North Beach Road. The name of the hill dates back to the Gold Rush era when a small Russian cemetery was discovered at the top and since that time, it has been known as the Russian Hill and although there is nothing special in particular about it, it really is beautiful.