Holidaying on a shoestring? These are tricky times for travellers. Going on holiday is not as cheap as it used to be. To snag a great deal on travel, check out these Cheapflights golden rules. But for something a little less shoestring…check out these brilliant – but expensive – bucket list ideas.
Everyone wants to swim with the dolphins – but who can say they’ve walked with polar bears?The small northern seaport of Churchill, Manitoba, offers the chance to see polar bears in their native habitat. Offering an incredible arctic experience, Tundra Buggy provides a comfortable and safe way to get up close with these snow-dwelling beauties.
If you plan your trip around October and November, you can see the bear’s line up on the coast where they wait for the freezing of Hudson Bay. This is when they get into the ice and start hunting seal.
With so many opportunities to get some great photos of the wildlife, a trip to see polar bears is well worth having on your list.
This unusual choice of accommodation makes this list thanks to the novelty and beauty of actually being able to sleep below the waves.The elegant underwater rooms of The Atlantis in Dubai offer some beautiful views thanks to the entirely transparent ceilings which offer you gorgeous views of every color and shade the ocean has to offer.
Perfect for a romantic getaway or as a treat for yourself, putting ‘sleep with the fishies’ into your schedule has never been more appropriate.
This is a standard entry into travel bucket lists, and it’s not difficult to see why.The options are endless. Riding a jeep across grassy plains and rubbing shoulders with lions, rhinos and elephants is surely one of the most incredible experiences for nature lovers. For those not keen on the idea of roughing it in the African plains, there’s the option to jump on the Zambezi Queen, a gorgeous ferry which carries sightseers up the Cheobe River.Teeming with life, the African rivers’ banks play host to all manner of creatures – lions and leopards, elephants and giraffes, all manner of birds and plant life. If this isn’t on your list, it should be.
The Orient Express offers high class travel to some of the most beautiful corners of the world, whether you’re looking for the best of Botswana, tranquil days in Bali or the vibrant life of Rio de Janeiro.Taking a ride on the orient express is one of the most mystical and exciting experiences known to man. The old-fashioned trains make it all the more magical, and with the wonderful destinations to drink in from the culture and beauty the world has to offer, this experience is making tracks for this bucket list.
Cruises aren’t just for holiday-makers trying to let off a bit of steam; a cruise can be what you need to tick off locations on your bucket list in one fell swoop.The beauty of the Mediterranean, the charm of Australia and New Zealand, the mysticism of the Red Sea – if you’ve got a lot to pack into a short time, a cruise is a must.
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