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If you've ever Googled photos of the seven wonders of the world, you'll find serene and majestic shots. However, if you've ever actually visited one, you know that there are often hordes of tourists and pandemonium. In 2007, seven new sites — including the Taj Mahal, Machu Picchu, and the Colosseum — were chosen thanks to a contest put on by the New 7 Wonders Foundation. While the wonders are still worth visiting, here are some other extravagant monuments to visit, sans crowds, on your travels.
7 under-the-radar destinations to visit instead of the wonders of the world
Italy’s best-kept secret is the pint-sized university city of Udine, with its regal architecture and unique way of life. One of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region’s two main cities, Udine prides itself on its stunning surroundings, Slavic-inspired culture, and warm, welcoming locals. If you’re looking to break away from Italy’s better-known tourist traps, then Udine should be your first port of call.
Udine, Italy: 3 Day Itinerary And Best Things To Do | We Are Travel Girls
It's time to visit Jordan!
Jodan is an enchanting country to visit in the Middle East. It has some of the most exciting things to see like the ancient city of Petra, The Dead Sea, Wadi Rum and so much more!
13 Exciting Things to Do in Jordan That Will Make You Want to Pack Your Bags Now
The value of the dollar against the euro is the highest it's been in years, making now the perfect time to take that trip you've been meaning to plan. But instead of the usual suspects (lookin' at you, London and Paris), why not an under-the-radar spot — like Manarola, Italy, or Hallstatt, Austria — that is far less crowded but just as beautiful? Click the link below for underrated travel destinations in Europe that you won't want to miss!
10 gorgeous, under-the-radar European destinations
Chicago is known for its deep-dish pizza, loaded hot dogs proudly served without ketchup, and Italian beef, but these foods are just a small taste of what this city offers in terms of tasty cuisine. Carnitas Uruapan, for example, is a great spot for phenomenal tacos, and Jennivee's Bakery has amazing cupcakes and specialty cakes. Keep reading for a local's take on the best places to eat in the Windy City!
10 of the best places to eat in Chicago, according to a local
6.5% of the population has aviophobia, and with only 5% of the world’s population ever having flown in an airplane this figure is even higher. Maybe 30-40% of the population who actually flies have some fear surrounding being on a plane.
So I want to begin this guide to overcoming your fear of flying with an important point evidenced by those statistics – you are not alone. @beckyvandijk
HOW TO OVERCOME A FEAR OF FLYING | We Are Travel Girls
Living just around the corner from the famous Italian coastline means I’ve had the opportunity to visit the Amalfi Coast more times than I can count! Whether it’s just a short trip to the beach for the day or an overnight stay in Positano, I’ve been able to experience the Amalfi Coast during several seasons and experienced both the best and worst times to go. So if you’re thinking of visiting the beautiful coastline, I hope this guide can help make it the best trip possible!
A Complete Expat’s Guide to the Amalfi Coast, Italy | We Are Travel Girls
Strong ethnic heritage, breathtaking natural beauty, never-ending landscape studded with gilded pagodas and lovely locals full of warmth, that all is Myanmar. A country that only recently loosened its travel restrictions is now welcoming people from all over the world, yet it still keeps its rustic charm and remains at heart a nation of age-old values.
11 Of The Best Reasons To Visit Myanmar [GUIDE] | We Are Travel Girls
At first, the thought of visiting Europe in winter might not sound so enticing: You’ll find chilly temperatures, fewer hours of daylight, and many attractions closed for the season. (You’ll also probably want to buy travel insurance in case you encounter snow- or ice-related airport delays.) But there are some major advantages to visiting Europe in winter that could make up for these drawbacks.
Europe in the Winter Off-Season: Where and Why You Should Go | SmarterTravel
Marseille is the largest and oldest city in France with over 57 kilometers of the seafront, located in the South Coast of the country. In this article, I have created a great 3-day itinerary to follow for a long weekend in the city and visit the must-see sights in the town centre and discover some hidden local favourites.
MARSEILLE, FRANCE: 3 DAY ITINERARY | We Are Travel Girls
No matter when you choose to visit the Galapagos, you’ll experience perks unique to each timeframe, ranging from the wildlife present to the cost of booking a trip. Read on for the best time to visit the Galapagos in order to see your favorite animals and have the best possible weather for your interests:
The Best Time to Visit the Galapagos Islands - Be My Travel Muse
We visited Cartagena and stayed two nights on an island off the coast at Blue Apple Beach House. Most people come for the day, but staying the night offers an authentic taste of Cartagena 's vibrant culture and spirit. Blue Apple is an eco-friendly boutique hotel with just 10 rooms built using repurposed materials. Click the link for more on this laid-back retreat, where easy-going locals and in-the-know visitors mingle by cerulean-hued infinity pools.
I traveled to Cartagena and the best part of the trip had nothing to do with the popular ancient...
The best way to see Europe? Not plane. Not train. Cycling. “Cycling Europe allows you to gain an experience of seeing Europe like no other, giving you a genuine connection to the culture and countryside in each country you pass through.” Read more about why you should choose one of the countries in Europe as your next cycling destination.
Cycling in Europe: A List of the Best Places - Passion Passport
From the stunning beaches along the Mediterranean and the Red Sea to the rocky outcroppings of Mount Sinai and the oases of the Sahara Desert, the shifting landscapes across the country reflect the variety of travel experiences available in Egypt.
Traveling to Egypt: An Option for Every Traveler - Passion Passport