There are two types of vacations.

The ones we take once or twice a year to recharge and reconnect with those close to us — maybe a quick getaway to a resort somewhere hot or a road trip to Disney with the kids.

Then there are the ones you spend your whole life dreaming about, whether it’s a luxury African safari or a road trip down Italy’s Mediterranean coast.
The latter is the inspiration behind TripAdvisor’s new list of 10 trips of a lifetime, compiled based on user votes.
Warning: Seasoned travelers will scoff at some of the picks.
“Santorini? Been there done that — 20 years ago.”
  1. See the Northern Lights
  2. Sleep in an overwater bungalow
  3. Admire the sunset over Santorini
  4. Trek the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
  5. Explore the Galapagos Islands
  6. Visit Italy’s Amalfi Coast
  7. Photograph the “Big Five” on safari
  8. Route 66 – Take the ultimate road trip
  9. Set foot on Antarctica
  10. Ride the Trans-Siberian railway

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