When you are going through the harsh pangs of breakup, it can feel like the best way to mend your broken heart is to simply escape reality. You feel in dire need to pack up your bags and jet off to some place where new and wonderful experiences await. Leaving all the drama behind, soaring above the clouds and living your life for the moment can be just the cure you need. At one point or another, we’ve all been there, if you are in the need to get some dreamy escape, these are simply the captivating places that might make the broken pieces of your heart whole again:
Breathtaking artwork, wonderful culture and sounding French is what Avignon is all about. Avignon hosts dozens of various social events like Blues, Jazz, Circus and Gourmet festivals all throughout the year! Among all the happenings, Jazz Festival is the most popular and well-attended by tourists and locals. It takes place in August of every year and is known to be where rising talents of jazz music flock together. Avignon is also home to UNESCO World Heritage Site including “Palais de Papes” or a resident to seven (7) Popes in 1300’s and “Petit Palais,” a museum but was previously served as housing to episcopal popes. Get ready to fall in love not only for its good looks, but its historical and cultural richness.
Be captivated with Sardinia’s wild interior, endearing beaches and dazzling views. Sardinia Island has dreamy beaches where the sand is pearly white and the sea is beautifully painted-like in blue. There are also coastal rails, bays to kayak, mountains to climb, historic places to visit and oak forests to ramble—just choose the one that gives you pleasure. Sardinia can also entertain you through its fabulous festivals like Barbagia’s Carnival parade that is said to banish winter demons. It’s a place many Italians consider as “Bellissima,” even foreigners—in every way it’s unique which makes it more lovable.
MacRitchie Reservoir, Singapore
Enjoy long walks along the water edge, away from the bustle and hustle of the city. The reservoir has also a zig-zag bridge and the grandstand is a submerged walkway. When water level rises, you can expect to walk through into water 50 mm deep along its submerged walkway. MacRitchie Reservoir is a gateway to Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, a pristine form of nature where astonishing variety of animals, insect and plants are present, typical to an ecological climate.
Nusa Penida, Indonesia
Wander, recharge and heal your heart in this stunning island. Nusa Penida has many secluded and quiet white sand beaches along its north and northwest areas. This island is known to have world-class diving destination, the most notable ones are Crystal Bay, Toyopakeh, Manta Point, Gamat Bay and Ped. Other activities like snorkeling, mountain-biking and trekking are available too! Wandering around its interesting Hindu temples is also possible but always take local advice and show respect. Immerse yourself in its beautifully untamed wilderness and take it all in.