#TravelTuesday: Discover 15 Unknown and Exotic Locations Around The World
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December 9, 2014
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#TravelTuesday: Discover 15 Unknown and Exotic Locations Around The World
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“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” – Robert Frost

Gone are the days when everyone took off to the beach or spent days shopping for a vacation. Sun, food and sand is monotonous and is not really satisfying or worth investing your precious holiday time into. It is time to see the not-so-popular unexplored and off beat places for the experience of a lifetime.

This Travel Tuesday we have gathered the best incredible undiscovered destinations that you must visit for your next holiday.

Emperor Penguin Colony, South Coast, Antarctica

Emperor Penguin Colony

If you are a wildlife lover then you cannot miss camping with the Emperor Penguins on Antarctica’s remote south coast. Ice, rocks and cliffs are what you will see when you visit the home of this unique and magnificent species. This is an amazing experience of being with the largest species of penguins on a safari to one of the coldest places in the world.

Get the details and book a tour here.

Blue Lagoon, Iceland

Blue Lagoon, Iceland

Southwest Iceland contains this breathtaking geothermal spa called Blue Lagoon. Swim, relax and float as you take in the warm waters and enjoy the waterfalls, caves and steam baths. Not only is it an amazing place for a holiday, the mineral-rich water is even said to help people with skin diseases like psoriasis and more.

Get the details and book a tour here.

Alnwick Poison Garden, Northumberland, England

Alnwick Poison Garden, Northumberland, England

If you are a botany and flora enthusiast, then this one is definitely for you. A very enchanting yet terrifying garden filled with over 100 deadly plants that can kill, this is one place that is perfect for an unforgettable holiday. The fatal, nevertheless beautiful, plants lurk behind locked gates; step into this dangerous garden if you dare.

Get the details and book a tour here.

Fiji Island, South Pacific Ocean

Fiji Island, South Pacific Ocean

If you want to unwind in nature’s bounty then Fiji Island is the ideal destination for you. A tiny island in the South Pacific Ocean, Fiji is made up of scenic pristine beaches. Hop on to a cruise, fish inshore, go diving and snorkeling or surf on your board in a warm and relaxed climate. Beachfront houses will make your holiday perfect and relaxed.

Get the details and book a tour here.

Igloo Village, Finland

Igloo Village, Finland

If you never thought of Finland as a possible travel destination, then you need to consider it again. Explore the incredible arctic in a very unique way through Igloo Village. Cozy igloos made of thermal glass in log cabins makes this ideal for a romantic break. Enjoy husky and reindeer safaris, ice fishing and skiing in the snow.

Get the details and book a tour here.

Island of the Dolls, Mexico

Island-of-the-Dolls,-Mexico

Isla de las Muñecas or Island of the dolls will be the creepiest vacation destination you can ever visit. Most tourists avoid this spot except for the extremely brave ones. The place is dedicated to a girl who was found floating dead in the canal here, around 50 years ago. You will find hundreds of mutilated dolls hanging from the tress without an eye or limb; some without heads.

Get the details and book a tour here.

Sahara desert, North Africa

Sahara desert, North Africa

For those who are not too keen on cold regions, Sahara desert offers an unusual and exciting experience. It is the largest subtropical hot desert and spans over 9,400,000 square kilometers. With grasslands, shrubs, rocky plateaus, oases, and desert animals like rodents, scorpions and snakes, Sahara desert will leave you mesmerized.

Get the details and book a tour here.

Cancun Underwater Museum, México

Cancun Underwater Museum, México

Ever heard of a museum underwater? The Cancun Underwater Museum (MUSA) in Cancun, Mexico is such an exceptional and unique museum with around 500 sculptures. At depths of 9 to 20 feet, you will be able to dive or snorkel to witness one of the largest underwater museums on the planet.

Get the details and book a tour here.

Palm Jumeirah, Dubai

Palm Jumeirah, Dubai

Palm Island in Dubai is one of the most beautiful man-made islands on the planet. Designed and developed artificially, it is filled with several hotels, resorts, villas and more to make your holiday memorable. If you are planning your vacation luxury style, then this one is definitely for you.

Get the details and book a tour here.

Floating Market, Vietnam

Floating Market, Vietnam

Another unusual yet picturesque destination for your next holiday is Vietnam. One of the very exceptional and fascinating places to visit here is the floating market in Mekong. A big and bustling marketplace, you will find people selling things in boats over the waters and you can buy all sorts of fresh produce like fruits and vegetables at this location.

Get the details and book a tour here.

Pamukkale, Turkey

Pamukkale, Turkey

Pamukkale which means “cotton castle” is a visual treat for any traveler. Located in southwestern Turkey, this city has hot springs and travertines which are huge terraces of carbonate minerals left behind by flowing water. With a warm and temperate climate, swim in the terraced pools of deep blue water and marvel in nature’s stunning creation.

Get the details and book a tour here.

Komodo National Park, Indonesia

Komodo National Park, Indonesia

Elephants and snakes are old school; you need to move on to more exotic animals for an unusual vacation. A huge monitor lizard and the world’s largest lizard species, the Komodo Dragon is found only in Indonesia. This is a national park that you cannot miss; with over 5700 enormous lizards, thorny green shrubs and white sandy beaches.

Get the details and book a tour here.

Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky

Mammoth-Cave-National-Park,-Kentucky

This is not your regular National Park with lots of greenery and a bunch of exotic animals. Instead, this is a National Park service inside a gloomy yet stunning cave, with parts of the Mammoth Cave which is the largest cave system in the world (around 400 miles). Vast chambers and complicated networks of labyrinths are home to a wide array of species like birds, fish, plants and reptiles.

Get the details and book a tour here.

Keukenhof Gardens, Netherlands

Keukenhof Gardens, Netherlands

Nature lovers cannot skip this magnificent and awe inspiring visual treat. This is a spring garden where you can attend events and flower shows while taking in the beauty of the quaint and inspiring flower gardens. Stretched over an area of 79 acres and housing over 7 million flower bulbs, it is the second largest flower garden in the world.

Get the details and book a tour here.

Glass Beach California

Glass Beach California

This is not your typical beach with white or black sand. Instead, the Glass Beach is completely covered by rounded sea glass in a vivid range of colors. A Glass festival is also held here on Memorial Day weekend every year. Located in Fort Bragg, California, the Glass Beach is a delight for those looking out for a rare and unique place to unwind.

Get the details and book a tour here

How many of these places have you visited? Which other places are unique and beautiful that didn’t make it to this list? Share them with us in the comments!

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#TravelTuesday: Discover 15 Unknown and Exotic Locations Around The World
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  1. Glass beach is awesome and cool but is closed for most of November by the parks department, to work on the trails.

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