1. Taj Mahal

Completed in 1653, the great ivory palace is one of the most well known wonders of the world. It stands 240 feet tall, in the Indian city of Agra. The origin of this masterpiece stems from the love story of Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan, and his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The emperor vowed to build the most outstanding, and beautiful tomb for his beloved wife. This marble phenomenon took over 10 years and 20,000 artisans to complete. Till this day, the Taj Mahal attracts a mass amount of tourism.


  1. The Aurora

Often times referred to as the northern, southern, or polar lights, the aurora is an eye-opening gift from nature. It is a demonstration of the planet’s natural lights. Theses colorful lights can only be observed during certain times of the year. If you’re planning to catch this phenomenon, be sure your trip falls between the months of late August and mid April. The aurora is predominately seen in areas of high altitudes. The best places to visit in order to experience this marvelous view are Alaska, Iceland, Northern Scandinavia, and Yukon.


  1. The Geothermal Spa

More commonly known as the Blue Lagoon, this favored spa is in a lava field, located in Iceland. This lagoon ranks as the most highly visited attraction in Iceland, due to its stunning, sapphire appearance and warm, mineral rich waters. The water is known to contain high amounts of sulfur and silica, which is reputed to relief skin diseases. A medicinal and relaxing destination; what more can a person ask for!


  1. Atlantis, The Palm

We’ve all heard of the lost city of Atlantis; what a dream it would be to step foot on the legend. Atlantis, The Palm, a resort located in Dubai may just grant an underwater fanatic’s wish. This one of its kind resort features suites that are below sea level. Imagine living and dinning in an aquarium-like space! It would be experience of a lifetime. The fun doesn’t stop there, in order to give visitors an even more memorable experience, the beautifully constructed resort also features a waterpark.


  1. Glowing Beach

Yes, you’ve read correctly; a glow in the dark beach exists! Located in Maldives, a south Asian island country the glowing beach looks like something out of a science fiction fairytale. Although, the ravishing scene seems unreal, it is actually an occurrence of nature. The LED-lights looking specs, scattered around the beach is produced by tiny organisms called ostracod crustaceans. An extraterrestrial site indeed!