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Since the book 1000 Places to See Before You Die was published in 2003, it has redefined the idea of a bucket list in travel. It’s an essential scorecard for keeping track of notches in the belt for many travelers. But more importantly, it fueled wanderlust for an entire generation.

The list includes the obvious landmarks of the Great Pyramids of Giza, Machu Picchu, and most of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. But the book also includes lesser known oddities of roadside attractions, cultural festivities, unique foods of the world, and many other world wonders. 1000 Places to See Before You Die is essential travel inspiration. As we have visited the sites in the book, we’ve highlighted them here with our own perceptions.

Bamberg, Germany

The Alte Rathaus in Bamberg, Germany.

Bamberg, Germany isn’t on many people’s travel itineraries, but I was fortunate enough to discover it several years ago. Bamberg had largely escaped damage during World War II and is now preserved as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here are the top 5 things to do in Bamberg!

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Volcanoes, Craters and Hot Springs in Myvatn, Iceland

Hverir -Iceland-sulfur-vent

We got up early and left Egilsstaidr and took Route 1 towards Myvatn. Over the last four days driving the Ring Road, I can see why this is one of the 1,000 Places to See Before You Die. Each day brings a new and different surreal landscape. Today was no exception. Our first stop was

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The Uros Islands of Lake Titicaca in Peru

Peruvian woman rowing to the Uros islands in Lake Titicaca

Like thousands of others, we had come to Puno, Peru, to visit Lake Titicaca – the largest lake in South America and the highest navigable body of water in the world. More specifically, we had come to visit the Uros islands and Taquile in this massive lake. From Puno, it was an easy, 10-minute journey

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Visiting Machu Picchu in Peru

Visiting Machu Picchu

Visiting Machu Picchu is breathtaking. The kind of breathtaking where we had to stop ourselves for a minute to remember the experience because there would never be another first time.

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