I'll go into detail about the places that I want to visit the most on this list. You can share your favourite places with me too!
Check out the full list here: https://time.com/collection/worlds-greatest-places-2022/
The world's greatest places of 2022
50 Extraordinary Destinations to Explore
Far-Flung & Familiar
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What is your favourite destination you have ever been?
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What makes a "greatest place"?
TO SEE AND PROTECT
The Galápagos Islands, Ecuador
Biodiverse Destination 97% National Park
Marine Protected Zone extended last year +40%
Boat, plane, island hop
UNDER THE SEA
Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Largest living thing on Earth
Visible from outer space
At Risk = Reef Bleaching
Great Reef Census (Mapping)
ECOTOURISM HOT SPOT
Beaches, backwaters, temples, palaces
Known as "God's own country"
Wellness retreats: meditation, yoga, ayurveda
WALKING AN ANCIENT PATH
Silk Road, Uzbekistan
One of the places, where the first civilizations emerged and developed.
High-Speed Train Network opened 2011
Simplifying travel to UNESCO WHS (5)
New airport in Silk Road City Samarkand
Ornate tiles, mosaic buildings
OUT OF THIS WORLD
International Space Station
250 miles straight up
Tourists pay upwards of $20m / seat (Russian spacecraft)
US-based Axiom Space $55m each 15-days
Around the world / 90 minutes (5 miles/sec)
Second brightest object in the sky