Need more inspiration for your bucket list? These 25 experiences range from thrilling adventures to in-depth cultural experiences and fascinating wildlife encounters.
Accompanied by a mesmerising call to prayer, hot-air balloons sweep over Cappadocia's plunging canyons, high plateaus and underground dwellings.
Rent a boat and explore the lake yourself – a small island with a lone palace atop is within easy reach.
This expanse of tropical rainforest, swamp and savannah stretches into southern Mexico and across the Maya Mountains to Belize, and huge tracts remain virtually untouched.
The unique landscape gives awesome opportunities for hiking and climbing, and visitors can even try camping with nomads or bareback riding.
Such is the remoteness, there’s no reason to come here – except, perhaps, for some solitary sunset fishing.
With rugged rocks below and an almost flat landscape above, the Grand Canyon is like a mountain range turned on its head.
There's a tantalising range of food and drink on offer, with everything from freshly squeezed orange juice, couscous and tajine to sheep's head and stewed snails.