Riviera Maya, also sometimes referred to as the Mayan Riviera, sits on the eastern side of the Yucatan Peninsula. Aside from its obvious beauty, pristine beaches and crystal blue bodies of water, the area has plenty of activities to engage in on your vacation.
Mongolia – If you are an avid outdoors man or avid camper, you might want to check out Mongolia. Mongolia is a landlocked country in east-central Asia bordered by Russia and China and offers sprawling areas of land. So if you are trying to escape your cell phone or internet connection, a hiking excursion here is the way to go.
Salzburg – The fourth largest city in Austria and the capital of the state, this ‘Old Town’ boasts some of the most beautiful, well-preserved architecture in the world. It is a peaceful city that will make you feel like you stepped into another century.
Cape Breton island lies in the Atlantic Ocean off the Canadian coast and is part of Nova Scotia. Are there any people on Earth quite as peaceful and kind-hearted as Canadian folk? Their land is just as peaceful.
Batanes is one of the many islands of the Philippines. It is an unspoiled gem that few tourists visit. Despite its not being a hyped destination, it is rich in culture, history, and scenery. It is an ideal getaway for someone who values solitude and enjoys traveling off the beaten path.
Kuching – Never heard of it? That’s what makes it an excellent, remote location to just get away from it all! Kuching is the capital of Sarawak in East Malaysia, and offers peaceful relaxation as well as many historical attractions throughout the city.
Madagascar – It isn’t just an animated movie! Madagascar is an African island country that sits in the Pacific Ocean and is home to exotic wildlife. It is an entirely different experience from your everyday urban life!
The Poconos – The Pocono Mountains, located in Pennsylvania just an hour and half from the bustling island of Manhattan, is the perfect natural retreat for outdoor enthusiasts or people looking for a change of pace.
Bermuda – Of course a beach will always be an ideal getaway destination. For this reason, Bermuda is the perfect romantic and relaxing getaway with its sandy white beaches, balmy air, and clear waters. It’s perfect for the solo traveler, romantic couple, or a family.
Antarctica – When you were thinking “getaway destination” you probably weren’t thinking an entire continent, let alone Antarctica. But believe it or not, it offers plenty to do. And it’s definitely remote. You can swim in Deception Bay, go on a cruise, or play with penguins.