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10 unique travel experiences from the new DK Eyewitness guides

10 unique travel experiences from the new DK Eyewitness guides

10 Unique Travel Experiences from the New DK Eyewitness Guides

Looking for some unique travel experiences to add to your bucket list? Look no further than the new DK Eyewitness travel guides, which offer up a wealth of off-the-beaten-path recommendations for travel destinations around the world. Here are just 10 examples of the unusual experiences you’ll find in these essential guides:

1. Stay in a Convent in Venice

In the heart of Venice is the beautiful San Giorgio Maggiore island, and at its center is the breathtaking Benedictine monastery. This is home to an exclusive hotel – the Domus Cavanis. A stay here can offer you the tranquillity that’s hard to find in the energetic and noisy Venice and provide a picturesque view of the famous Canale della Giudecca.

2. Kayak Through Bioluminescent Waters in Puerto Rico

Experience a little bit of magic in the ocean as you take a night-time kayak trip through the bioluminescent bay and explore the sparkles as each stroke of the paddle activates them.

3. Visit a Butterfly Sanctuary in Ixtapa, Mexico

In Ixtapa lies a butterfly sanctuary, which is a home to hundreds and thousands of butterflies. The butterflies are endangered, so only 50 people are allowed in each day. This is a perfect experience for nature enthusiasts who cherish seeing wildlife up-close and personal.

4. Discover the Lavender Route in Provence, France

Explore the beautiful countryside of Provence, and make your way through the picturesque lavender fields as they bloom. Routes take you through many valleys terrains, stunning villages, and lavender-scented towns.

5. Explore Dracula’s Castle in Transylvania, Romania

Step inside the Bran Castle, known famously as Dracula’s Castle, and experience the history from inside. This castle provides a perfect experience for not only history lovers but horror enthusiasts.

6. Attend a Cherry Blossom Festival in Tokyo, Japan

Experience the beauty that marks the beginning of spring in Tokyo. Attend the annual Cherry Blossom festival, where the streets become awash with pink as the cherry blossoms bloom.

7. Take a Boat Tour Through the Glaciers in Argentina

Take a boat ride through one of the natural wonders of the world – the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Los Glaciares National Park in Argentina. The views you’ll encounter in this tour will undoubtedly be one to remember.

8. Attend the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival in China

Experience the largest ice sculpture festival in the world under the night sky. The science fiction sculptures and architecture rival art that has never been witnessed before under the snowy sky.

9. Have Breakfast at Tiffany’s in New York City, USA

Have a luxurious breakfast at the world’s most famous jewelry store, Tiffany’s, and immerse in the glamour of the film industry.

10. Visit a Masquerade Ball in Venice, Italy

Experience the magic and charm of Venice while attending an authentic Masquerade Ball that is held every year. If you have an ounce of love for mystery and masks, this experience is a must-have on your bucket list.

Final Thoughts

These are just a few of the unique travel experiences you can discover through the new DK Eyewitness guides. From kayaking in Puerto Rico to exploring Dracula’s Castle in Romania, there’s no shortage of adventures waiting for you out there. So, pack your bags, grab a guide, and start exploring!