While traveling to Italy, Paris, or the Bahamas can be an amazing experience, those classic trip locations aren’t the only great places the world has to offer! There are hidden gems all across the globe that have a vibrant culture and will provide you with an unforgettable experience. Below are five travel destinations you may not have heard of – but are worth a visit!
Da Nang, Vietnam
Da Nang is located on the coast of central Vietnam, famous for its beaches. This coastal city is an important port city to Vietnam, and as such has a lively culture. Visit My Khe Beach, or hike to the countless temples and sanctuaries. For first time visitors, here is a list of hot spots to check out on your trip.
Fernie is a small mountain town in Southeast British Columbia. This small town is surrounded in mystery, and legend says it is under a curse. The rich history and folklore surrounding the town gives it a unique charm. A outdoor lover’s dream, Fernie houses miles of trails, rivers, and skiing trails to explore. Make sure to book your trip when the weather is right.
Mar del Plata, Argentina
This coastal city is the second most visited in Argentina, after Buenos Aires, and is not only full of beautiful beaches, but is also home to many historic sites. The cities vibrant nightlife, copious beaches, and quality of food and museum destinations make it a great destination. Whether you choose to eat delicious seafood, take a boat ride, visit a waterpark, or all of the above, the possibilities for a memorable trip are endless.
Zagreb, the capital of Croatia, is located in the Northern part of this small country. This town is filled with historical monuments and architecture, food destinations, craft beer stops, and more! Take the tram on a tour of the city, visit cemeteries or the old tunnels dug during World War II, sip coffee at a cafe, or go hiking along the scenic trails. For more amazing activities to do in Zagreb, visit Jet Setting Fools blog.
Dunedin, New Zealand
While anyone at any age could find something in Dunedin, this city is great for young people. The town lies on the coast of New Zealand, and is vibrant with street art, amazing cuisine, hip cafes, and filled with a large student population. Here is Trip 101’s list of 10 great things to do in Dunedin, however if you’re looking for a more unconventional travel agenda, walk down the street and check out a local coffee shop, or explore the local market!