Travelers are no stranger to breathtaking sights. But there are some places that look like they appear straight from storybooks. Here are some destinations that are stunningly beautiful that they make you feel like you stepped into another world.
1. Angkor Wat, Cambodia
When to go: June to October if you want to avoid the crowd, but be prepared to deal with the heat or sudden rain. If you are visiting during peak season, consider an early start anytime between 5am or 6am. Or you can go late in the afternoon after the rush.
2. Aogashima, Japan
When to go: Year-round as long as the weather is good. You can plan an overnight stay to enjoy the night sky on the island.
3. Bagan, Myanmar
When to go: October to March or anytime during the drier months.
4. Ha Long Bay, Vietnam
When to go: October to March is drier but cool. April to September often sees some occasional showers.
5. Hang Son Doong Cave, Vietnam
When to go: Few people have been inside this spectacular cave which has been only explored between 2009 and 2010. Plan your trip with a reputable adventure tour operator.
6. Shifen Waterfall, Taiwan
When to go: Late spring which usually fall in April. You can expect the weather to be drier and a bit cooler than the summer months.
7. The Door To Hell, Turkmenistan
When to go: April to June or September to November when the weather is more pleasant and comfortable.
8. Tianzi Mountains, China
When to go: September and October since these are the months when you can enjoy fairly good weather suitable for walks or treks through tour areas.
9. Wisteria Flower Tunnel, Japan
When to go: Late April when the weather can be cooler. May is also a good time to visit if you do not mind the warmer weather.