Bucket List Destinations: Not the Usual Suspects

The world we live in offers some of the most beautiful places ever seen to man. From ancient cities, to underwater worlds, endless flowing waterfalls and heaven-reaching snow-topped mountains; with a plane ticket and a sense of adventure you can be a part of all these.

Do you know that you want to get up and go travelling, but unsure where you want to go and what you want to see? Whether you are devising a bucket list to tick your way through, or you just fancy a new and exciting venture; we have a countdown of some simply superb locations that will surely help that wanderlust.
 

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Cathedral of Many Colours

Moscow, Russia is certainly an unusual place to see, nonetheless stunning. This is not your conventional beach and beer holiday, but can be just as exciting. The Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed, more commonly known as Saint Basils Cathedral; is a mesmerising church in the Red Square. Now a museum, the brightly colourful monument was built from 1555-61 on orders from Ivan the Terrible, commemorating the capture of Kazan and Astrakhan.

This world-famous landmark was the city’s tallest building until Ivan the Great Bell Tower was built in 1600. This is certainly one to scribble down on your bucket list, and is a priority to tick off. The bright formation of the cathedral is a work of art and will stay in your memory forever.

Begin your journey of colours and culture by searching for a flight to Moscow.

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Polar Bears in The Wild!

You certainly won’t need your swimming costume here; no doubt about it, Norway flaunts its stunning views amongst chilly temperatures. Norway is one of the very few places where you can witness polar bears in the wild. In the Svalbard Archipelago, north of the mainland you can see the bears in their natural habitat. Who doesn’t want to add ‘meet polar bears’ to your bucket list?

There are approximately 20,000-25,000 polar bears left in the wild, and are currentlyat risk, mainly due to climate change and the loss of their natural habitat. So, grab your thermals, warmest winter coat, some boots and come visit the wonders of Norway.

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The Roots of Kingston

Hometown of the king of Reggae and home to a fully immersive musical and cultural experience. With a colourful, musical and characteristic setting, the place of Kingston is a unique but a must-visit place to get down on your travel list.The capital of Jamaica is located on the south-eastern coast of the island and faces a natural harbour which connects the town of Port Royal and Normal Manley International Airport. Kingston is the largest predominantly English speaking city south of the US.

Touch the Road is a wonderful way to travel and see Kingston. From curating connections with local communities and stakeholders, they are committed to authentic and quality travel tours supporting local groups, showing any visitors the cultural and exciting music scene of Kingston and surrounding areas.

We fly to a wide variety of places, hosting musical and cultural wonders, but one of the best has got to be Kingston. Check out our flights to Kingston to begin your musical journey!

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Migration in the Masai Mara

An African safari is a lot of peoples dream adventure, and is surely one to be on the top of the bucket list. Witnessing natural wildlife is one of the most fascinating events you can see, and experiencing the migration in Kenya'sMasai Mara will certainly leave you in awe of the natural wonders of Africa.

Between June and November, you can see the wildebeest crossing, the zebras frolicking and the gazelles roaming across the plains. Camps in the Masai Mara reserve can give you the opportunity to bear witness to the wondrous sight. Imagine sitting on top of a hill, seeing the elephants giving way to lines of wildebeests and hyenas, before a setting African sunset. It's the Lion King right before your eyes!

You can use our search tool to find the perfect flight to Nairobi. The wildebeests are waiting.

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Whether you want to photograph the northern lights, visit the Grand Canyon or have lunch under the Eiffel Tower; these few unique locations and activities are a great alternative to the conventional holiday. You can begin to tick off your wanderlust list by hopping on a plane and gifting yourself with these wonderful locations.