20 unique travel experiences from all around the world seen on Instagram.

Have you ever thought about your dream places babe? I mean about exactly those once-in-a-lifetime travel spots and unique travel experiences you’d want to visit? Well, when I search for new travel spots to extend my travel bucket list, I usually use Instagram for inspiration and save the posts. Until now, I have an incredible bunch of travel ideas, dream places I want to visit, and unique adventures I would love to go onto. Besides, I love to get inspired by strong women who travel! If you are in need for great travel inspirations or if you want to get caught by the wanderlust passion, this list is perfect for you. Voilà.

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1. Visit Giraffe Manor in Nairobi, Kenya

Who would not want to wake up and get some breakfast in the companion of a giraffe? This and many more wildlife dreams get true at Giraffe Manor in Nairobi, Kenya.

Photo Credit: @tamaraomel


2. Swim with pigs, Bahamas

The Bahamas are well known for their turquoise water, Caribbean beaches, and the best ways to chill. At Pig beach in Exuma waits another attraction for you: you can swim with wild pigs!

Photo Credit: @theswimmingpigs


3. Go surfing, Hawaii

The ultimate paradise for surfers is truly Hawaii! Pick your favorite island, grab a surfboard and hop onto the next wave. Especially during sunrise and sunset, the water experience is just outstanding. Don’t miss it girl!

Photo Credit: @pilotmadeleine


4. Visit the Australian Outback, Australia

Getting amazed by the incredible rock formation ‘Ayers Rock’ in Australia’s outback is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Visit the national park during sunset and the rock will become a glowing orange sculpture. At night you will see the stars and galaxies like you’ve never seen before.

Photo Credit: @thegingerwanderlust


5. Wave ‘hi’ to the Statue of Liberty in New York, USA

Visiting New York comes with this ultimate feeling of freedom, so is the Statue of Liberty. Whether you hop on a boat tour to Ellis Island or on any of the sky decks to wave ‘hi’ to her. Besides, the ‘Sex in the City’ vibes are still waiting for you!

NYC is a perfect destination to visit all the year round, magical in summer and winter. If you’ve ever decided to come to NYC in autumn, it can be a bit rainy but this doesn’t deteriorate the beauty of the city, girl! I have 10 amazing activities that are perfect for your solo travels to NYC in autumn.

Photo Credit: @thegingerwanderlust


6. Visit Diamond Beach, Iceland

Iceland always impresses with its stunning nature. One of the highlights is ‘Jökulsárlón’ a black beach with crushed ice from the glacier. Those glacier parts shine bright like diamonds on the black sand. And as we all know ‘diamonds are the girl’s BFs’.

You want to travel to Iceland solo, babe? Here are the greatest spots you should not miss in Iceland (including the Diamond Beach of course).

Photo Credit: @asasteinars


7. Ride a hot air balloon in Cappadocia, Turkey

Get up early to catch your flight babe! Before sunrise the hot air balloons lift off and offer breathtaking views over the caves and rock formations in Cappadocia.

Photo Credit: @finding.jules


8. Sky dive over the Palm Islands, Dubai

The Palm Islands are two artificially created islands looking like palm trees. They are so big that you can see them from high above. So why not to get off an aircraft and skydive and watch the Palm Islands and the beautiful desert from above?

Need more inspo? Here are the most unforgettable things to do on your next solo travels to Dubai’s desert! Camel hugging, sleeping under the stars, and going on a desert safari. I am ready for this, are you too, girl?

Photo Credit: @aggie


9. Eat the real pizza in Naples, Italy

Thinking about soul food pizza? The best is always to eat it where it comes from! Try the best pizza in the world in Naples, Italy. Btw the original pizza was the simple Margherita one. Cheers!

Photo Credit: @aggie


10. Swim with whales in Moorea, French Polynesia

French Polynesia is where your dreams of paradise absolutely come true! Close to Moorea you’ll have the chance to swim and snorkel with humpback whales. Are you in girl?

Photo Credit: @pilotmadeleine


11. Feel the boho vibes in Tulum, México

Tulum is the epicenter of boho chic. Amazing hotels, beach clubs, and cafes have popped up to impress you with their incredible boho design and decor.

I have been so blessed to stay at some of those incredible boho boutique hotels in Tulum, and here there are for you! Don’t hesitate to save your spot in those breathtaking accommodations when traveling alone to the Mexican Caribbean.

Photo Credit: @storiesoutofthesuitcase


12. Stay in an overwater bungalow, Maldives

There is no better place to stay in one of those breathtaking overwater bungalows than on the islands of the Maldives. Some of them come with private pools, terraces, and even a slide.

Photo Credit: @pilotmadeleine


13. Explore the ruins of Petra, Jordan

The breathtaking ruins of Petra are an ancient city in the desert of Jordan and date back to the fourth century B.C. Besides, it is one of the seven world wonders, you should not miss out!

Photo Credit: @oneoceanaway_


14. Visit the Tegallalang Rice Terraces in Bali, Indonesia

The amazing greenery will take your breath away. The rice terraces in Bali will show you tradition paired with the ultimate feeling of being part of this incredible nature.

Ready for other stunning places in Bali, babe? Here are my 10 recommended places for you to visit to feel those incredible EAT PRAY LOVE vibes. And check in into one of those incredible EAT PRAY LOVE like accommodations in the jungle, overlooking the ocean or rice fields or hidden in the magical mountains of Bali.

Photo Credit: @crossingcomfortzones


15. Sleep in an ice igloo and watch the Northern Lights, Lapland

Close to the polar circle Northern Lights are an outstanding natural spectacle to observe! And why not doing this right out of your ice igloo where you’ll spend the night at?

Photo Credit: @anajohnson


16. Get lost in the Medina of Marrakech, Morocco

Colorful Marrakech will realize the dreams from 1001 nights for you! Little streets and shops hidden in the labyrinth of the Medina will make your feel lost and surprised at the same time. Let’s see where it will take you.

Photo Credit: @storiesoutofthesuitcase


17. Visit Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu is for sure one of the seven world wonders! This archaeological site is an unbeatable highlight of any trip to Peru! Come early or late to have the ruins just by yourself and enjoy the breathtaking view, you’ll never forget.

Photo Credit: @oneoceanaway_


18. Hike the Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa

Literally staying at the end of the world close to the ‘Cape of Good Hope’! Enjoy a breathtaking view over South Africa from the very top at Table Mountain in Cape Town.

Photo Credit: @pilotmadeleine


19. Fall in love in Paris, France

Truly one of the most romantic cities is Paris! Loose yourself in the Louvre, the Eiffel Tower, and Notre-Dame cathedral. Be careful, you might fall in love with the city instantly!

Can’t wait to solo travel to Paris soon? I get you pampered with the best 25 activities, such as a macarons baking class, getting painted by Parisian artists, and enjoying the most iconic sights. Besides, I introduce the best boutique hotels to you that come with those ultimate Parisian vibes you are craving for, babe!

Photo Credit: @storiesoutofthesuitcase


20. Watch the sunset over Santorini, Greece

Santorini convinces with its white houses and their turquoise roofs, offers breathtaking views over the ocean and marks the perfect spot to watch the most beautiful sunsets.

Santorini is just one Greek island that’s absolutely worth a visit! Have you heard of Crete, Milos, Naxos, Kefalonia? Click here to find other great islands in Greece that make the perfect summer getaway for you, girl!

Photo Credit: @dwanderess


Need inspiration about perfect destinations for solo female travel, hop on my other post to grab the list! And you need a little bit more of a motivation to start traveling the world alone? I am here for you and so many other solo travel queens! We are not alone. I interviewed 5 amazing women about their travel purpose and how solo traveling turned out for them. Get inspired by their very personal travel stories here.


// Disclaimer //  I was not paid for my reviews and recommendations mentioned in this blog post. The views and opinions expressed in this blog post are purely my own and can be considered as honest evaluations.


What is on your travel bucket list for 2022? What would you love to visit? Please leave your comments and thoughts below or on social media @storiesoutofthesuitcase. Happy Traveling 

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