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The Top 10 Trips To Take In Your Lifetime

02/12/2015 08:00 am ET | Updated Oct 13, 2015

When caught with a case of wanderlust, we never know precisely where to turn first. Our bucket list is a mile long, full of cities, beaches and entire countries we'd absolutely love to see.

The good news is that a few particular places stand out among the crowd on this beautiful planet. Here are 10 trips that earn a spot on our ultimate shortlist.

Chase the Northern Lights in Iceland.
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Go your own way, or travel with a group and float in a secret lagoon as lights glow above you.

Explore the Greek islands and one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
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There's a smuggler's shipwreck on the white, sandy shores of Navagio Beach.

Dive Mexico's underwater caverns.
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The famed Yucatan Peninsula is also home to a breathtaking underwater river.

Walk on a giant mirror in Bolivia.

Magic happens when light hits the world's largest salt flat at Salar de Uyuni.

Rappel deep into the world's largest cave in Vietnam.
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Until about six years ago, nobody had EVER explored Son Doong Cave, the world’s largest by most counts.

Kick back at a fisherman's cottage in Norway.
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The little village of Reine is situated in one of the happiest, safest countries on earth.

Take a Southern road trip.
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Let's be real: if food is culture, then most of America's culture is in the South.

Eat your way through Italy.
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From secret isles to dreamy islands to rolling hills of vineyards, this country is one romantic, pasta-soaked dream.

Drive Australia's Great Ocean Road.
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Right on the ocean, this route winds past surf spots, rain forests and some of the most striking natural wonders the country has to offer.

Lose yourself in a little-known pocket of the Caribbean.
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St. Vincent and the Grenadines encompasses a number of magical islands, but the best one might be this tiny speck with just a rum bar and nothing else.

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