With a population circling around 300,000, it is indeed a small-town. And with small towns come nicer and humbler people, such that, even their police has an Instagram account filled with ducks and babies. How do you not want to experience all this for yourself, all by yourself?
What you shouldn’t miss—Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights), Blue Lagoon
Canadians have a reputation for being the nicest people on this planet. That’s gotta be assurance enough, don’t you think? The only threat could be the chilly winters, but nothing that the Rockies and the rainforests (in the West) couldn’t make up for.
Also check out—Banff National Park, Lake Louise
If you’re one to explore the wilderness, forget the Americas, for New Zealand is your true calling. Not only does NZ give you some of the most postcard-worthy views to wake up to, it’s list of adventure sports ensure that you’re never doing the same thing twice. This country is a bucket list in itself!
Few of the many things to do there—Caving, Jet Boating
Indonesia’s no longer only a honeymoon destination, for the privacy of its infamous jungle pools are now as much for solo travellers to rock a bikini without being conscious about their bodies, as they are for couples to have intimacy. Besides, Bali is also a great pick for backpackers on a budget, so why not?
Also try out—Glamping Tents, Komodo Dragon Boat Trip
While Amsterdam may have its reputation for being liberal, we’re talking about exploring the streets and the museums of Netherlands to realize that other things have history too. When they said to get lost before you could find yourself, we’re pretty sure they meant in these canals, on a bicycle.
Also ride by—Anne Frank House, Keukenhof Gardens
It wasn’t by coincidence that Julia Roberts picked India to be one of her three destinations in Eat Pray Love. While hers focussed on spirituality, there’s more to this country of ours than praying. We’re talking about the diverse cultures hopping from Kashmir to Tamil Nadu to Sikkim, with its people and experiences so genuine and real, they’re sure to leave you humbled.
What you can’t miss out on—Trekking, Heritage Monuments
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