10 Bucket-List Places that Actually Live Up to the Hype

Ever travel to a popular destination that left you underwhelmed? Many of the world’s most beautiful spots can often feel like overrated tourist traps, so we’re here to guide you on which places are worth the time and expense of visiting. Here are 10 trips for your bucket list that live up to the hype…

1. Table Mountain, South Africa

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Why it’s worth visiting: Dominating the skyline over Cape Town, no visit to the city is complete without a stop-off at Table Mountain. Offering everything from hiking trails to nature-watching, take a scenic cableway ride to the top for priceless views. If you’re the adventurous type, you can even sign up for an abseil experience that takes you 112 meters down a sheer cliff— definitely a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Best time to go: January-March | November-December
Travel time from Dubai: 9h 45m duration