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.
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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.
Been there done that — 20 years ago.
- See the Northern Lights
- Sleep in an overwater bungalow
- Admire the sunset over Santorini
- Trek the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
- Explore the Galapagos Islands
- Visit Italy’s Amalfi Coast
- Photograph the “Big Five” on safari
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- Set foot on Antarctica
- Ride the Trans-Siberian railway