The most happening time in your life is when you are in your 20s. In case you haven’t created a list just yet, here is a list of the top five places to visit while you are young. Remember that this is not the time to lock yourself up at home and keep the world at bay. This is a chance, when you can live, love, and learn about the finer things that life has on offer. This is exactly the reason, why you need to travel as much as you can.
1. La Paz, Bolivia
This city is one of the most happening places in Bolivia. To get the feel of the city and experience its pulse, you should hire a cycle. This way, you can explore the city by lanes, experience the bustling markets and stop to chat with the locals. If it is solitude that you are in search of, then you should plan to head up to Mirador and take in the breathtaking beautiful view of La Paz from above. This destination will leave you a little dizzy because it is in fact the highest city in the world!
2. Albuquerque, USA
It’s not just the TV series ‘Breaking Bad’ that put Albuquerque (Abq), New Mexico on the world map. Abq is known for its international balloon fiesta that takes place in October every year over a span of ten days. The sky is painted with colorful balloons from across the globe. One of the places to visit while you are here is the Explora Science Center and Children’s Museum, where you can engage in innumerable fun activities reminding you of your childhood. And, if you want to enjoy nature’s company, then BioPark Botanic Garden would be worth paying a visit.
3. Isle of Skye, Scotland
Often referred to as the ‘cloud island’, Isle of Skye should be on the list of the places to visit in your twenties as it is the heaven on Earth. Backpacking to this destination is a must for people, who love trekking. There are castles, museums, cafes as well as art galleries, where you will be able to understand culture of this region. If you really want to put yourself to the test, then you can consider rock climbing or bungee jumping. In case, you want to just hang out and enjoy the sun, you can head to Waterloo beach.
4. Gold Coast, Australia
The idea of surfing is something that really appeals to most youngsters because it is so much fun! And, this should be definitely on your to-do list. The coastline can help you relax as well as bring out the cool surfer in you. This is a vibrant place known for parties by the beach. If you want to self-style yourself as a hippie, then this is the best destination for you. The Great Barrier Reef is another sight that you must see while you are here.
5. Phuket, Thailand
There are a wide number of outdoor activities, which you can take up while at Phuket, ranging from snorkeling to island excursions. If you love shopping, then you are at the right destination. The night market here is very popular among the locals and tourists alike. The bustling activity brings the city to life, where the party is just getting started. There are many hip clubs that you can go to a party all night long. And then, you can relax the next day by heading to Layan or Mai Khao beach, which is relatively less crowded.
Your 20s should be defined by being open to new experiences and to be ready to experiment. Traveling helps to broaden your world view and throw open the innumerable opportunities to you as well. So what are you waiting for? Pick up this list and check out these places to visit.