The Ultimate Places To Visit In Your Lifetime

Insider Staff

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Life is short they say and it is always best to enjoy what it has to offer. If you are a travelling buff, these are words you have heard every day but they can remain words if you do not choose your destinations wisely. If you are planning a vacation, the following locations define the ultimate destination either as a family or individually. 

The Pyramids of Giza, Egypt



The Pyramids in Egypt are over 4,500 years old and they are simply majestic. They are testimony to the Egyptian architectural genius. Of all the original Seven Wonders of the World, these are the only surviving ones. A visit to Giza gives a sense of respect for the master builders who gave the world this marvel.

Dead Sea, Middle East

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If you are in the mood of getting revitalized while enjoying one of the most fantastic water bodies, the Dead Sea is calling. With the lake facing extinction, this could be the perfect opportunity to enjoy buoyancy in water as you smother yourself with Dead Sea mud that is reputed to have healing qualities.

The Great Wall of China

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The Chinese started construction of this marvel in the 7th BC and it was to take hundreds of years to complete the 6,000kms. The Greta Wall is reputed to be the only land mass viewable from the moon and also the longest fortification ever built. Its size and height is just dazzling and you will appreciate Chinese resilience better.

Paris, France


This is the capital city of everything romantic and if you are feeling amorous, this is the place to visit. It is also the home of high-end fashion and you will never have a boring moment in the City of Light. From food to chic fashion, Paris offers what many would call a quintessential welcome to visitors.

 Angko Wat, Cambodia

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If you love nature, you must have come across a view of this wonderful if not perplexing temple complex. The labyrinth of temples was built by King Suryavarman II way back in the 12th century. It attracts millions of visitors every year due to its grandeur and welcoming people. It is no wonder that this ancient complex is considered an architectural wonder even today.

Taj Mahal, India

taj mahal

If you want to understand what devotion is, a visit to Taj Mahal is a must. This jewel of Muslim art was built by Emperor Shahah Jahan in memory of his third wife from 1632-1653. It is one of the most admired and visited world heritage and continues to draw million annually.

Bora Bora Island, French Polynesia

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This is considered one of the most beautiful islands in the world and for a good reason. If you get a photo of this island with its lagoons, your jaw will drop which is why a visit to French Polynesia in the South Pacific is a must.

Antelope Canyon, Arizona, USA


Forget the Grand Canyon and visit this canyon in Arizona to sample nature in the U.S. You have an opportunity to saunter through miles of canyons created by streams for ages.

The world has much more to offer but these amazing sights should be the first to visit. What are you waiting for?