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  • Writer's pictureCarol McKee


What's on your bucket list? Do you have one? I believe everyone should have a list of travel destinations to dream of visiting. That way you can start planning how to check off each place, one by one. If you don't know where to start than this is a great blog series for you! I will be sharing my ultimate bucket list over the next few weeks. These are some of the most beautiful places in the world that must be seen.

Bucket List Spot#1

Seville, Spain

Seville Spain

Discover Seville, a colorful city that is deserving of a spot on your bucket list. Capital of the Andalusia region of Spain, Lonely Planet voted this city the number one city to travel to in 2018. Seville is bursting with history. Best known for its flamenco dancing, Gothic architecture, orange trees and tapa bars, Seville is a hidden gem in Spain. Experience the city by taking a tour on bus or horse drawn carriage. Visit the local food markets and taste an authentic churro. Adding to it's beautiful views of amazing architecture, Seville has it's own systems of mini canals and bridges, which will blow you away. Famous landmarks include the Alcázar castle, Giralda bel tower, the wooden Metropol Parasol and the Gothic Seville Cathedral, which holds Christopher Columbus's tomb. You won't want to miss this photo opportunity. So, If you want rich history, vibrant culture and delicious food, you must see Seville.

Bucket List Spot #2

Machu, Picchu

Machu Pichu Peru

Located on top of the magnificent Andes mountains of Peru, lies the ancient Incan ruins of Machu Picchu. One of the reasons I am so excited to tell you about this amazing place is because it is somewhere I have always wanted to visit, and I finally get to this summer for my birthday! To say I am excited is an understatement. Machu Picchu is truly a wonder of this world. In fact, it was actually voted one of the new seven wonders of the world. An intricate creation of walls, ramps, stairways and buildings made from rock and stone, Machu Picchu was built without mortar or tools. The stones are cut so exact that Machu Picchu is truly spectacular. What makes it even more intriguing is that the origin remains a mystery. Built in the 15th century, some say it was the home of the Incan emperor, a religious site or possibly even the lost city of the Incans. In 1981 it was declared a Peruvian Historic Sanctuary. You can tour the ruins and travel to the top by bus, train or if you enjoy a good workout, you can walk for free. The central point of the ruins sits at 7,970 feet above sea level so the views have got to be out of this world. If Machu Picchu is not on your bucket list, add it now. I cannot wait to share my trip with you to this awe inspiring place!

Bucket List #3

Oslo, Norway

Oslo Norway

Oslo, the capital of Norway, is a stunning, vibrant city. Nestled between water and mountains you can experience the bustle of the city along with rich green scenery of the countryside. In fact more than half of the city is made of spectacular forests. Known for it's art, museums and music, you can experience the Scottish opera, theater or ballet. Music is a big scene as well in the city with a large number of festivals throughout the year. Exciting attractions include the Royal Palace, Sculpture Park and the Viking Ship Museum. Passionate about keeping their country free of pollution, Oslo won the European Green Capital award of 2019. You will find the most popular to get around is walking, biking or taking city transportation. In addition to all that this city offers, the people of Oslo are known for their warm, friendly hospitality so you are sure to feel right at home. Now, who wouldn't want to take a trip to this wonderful city!

What's on Your Bucket List? Stay tuned for the rest of my Ultimate Bucket List!

Carol Mckee

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