Klook Unveils Its 2019’s Most Insta-worthy Experiences So Far
From a trip down the picturesque French Riviera to a captivating tour of one of the oldest Hindu temples in Bali, Klook curates the ultimate list of photogenic spots to up the Insta-game
The world’s stunning scenery, rich culture, and fantastic food and drink provide unique and endless travel opportunities. The notion of cameras eating first has now evolved into cameras experiencing first, with Instagram giving travelers the ability to immortalize their travel experiences and playing an increasing role in the holiday decision-making process. Particularly when it comes to trip reviews, close to 40% of Indian travelers will add images when leaving reviews, and will on average include at least 4 images, shining light on the significance placed on the visual highlights of an experience.
With travelers’ growing appetite to visit alluring places and new locations around the world, Klook has unveiled a list of hidden treasure troves that are guaranteed to up any Instagram game.
Setouchi International Art Festival, Japan
At the Setouchi International Art Festival in Japan, visitors will get the opportunity to admire not only the vivid array of art in the exhibition but also explore the natural beauty of the numerous different islands in and around the Setouchi region. The festival is held every three years with the next two iterations of the festival taking place from July 19th to August 25th, 2019 and September 28th to November 4th, 2019. One of the most popular insta-spots is next to the installation of a bright yellow gourd designed by one of Japan’s most renowned artist, Yayoi Kusama. The islands offer amazing views year-round so visitors will be able to capture memories regardless of the season.
Kakku Day Tour, Myanmar
The Kakku Day Tour near the famous Inle Lake in Northern Myanmar is located in the Shan State bordering Thailand. It is a region home to stunning mountain backdrops and over 2500 pagodas in Shan-style architecture in the foreground. Near the set of temples is the Taunggyi Central Market where Burmese delectables such as Shan-style noodles and traditional mountain-grown Burmese tea are on offer. There is plenty to capture and savor in this captivating part of the world.
Eze Village, France
The French Riviera in Southern France is characterized by glitz and glamour. Also known as Côte d'Azur, the region boasts a quintessentially French landscape that extends east along the coast from Menton and Monaco, up to the Southern Alps. Near the Principality of Monaco lies the village of Eze where visitors can marvel at the medieval-era streets and the gardens. Visitors will undoubtedly be the center of envy on their Instagram feed showcasing the beauty of the area.
Lempuyang Temple, Indonesia
The Lempuyang Temple in Bali is said to be one of the oldest Hindu temples on the Island of Bali. Its design paired with the jaw-dropping backdrop provide some excellent photography opportunities. Visitors to the temple can also show off an adventurous side with the jungle swing in the temple complex, allowing them to capture some iconic action shots.
Penghu Four Island, Taiwan
Situated on the Western coast of Taiwan lays a hidden gem, Penghu Four Island. The untouched natural beauty of the island is the ultimate backdrop for scenic photography. In addition to Penghu, the area is also home to the Blue Cave, which is only accessible by sea. The Blue Cave gets its name from the way the sun shines into the cave and how it reflects from the water. This natural phenomenon allows for some incredible #nofilter moments.
Wave Rock, Australia
Renowned for its world-class wineries, there is more to the famous Margaret River area than meets the eye. Perth is also home to historic aboriginal art in locations such as Wave Rock, a natural rock formation over 2700 years old. These natural wonders will mesmerize geology enthusiasts and provide countless photo opportunities.
Alpaca World, South Korea
Outside of Seoul in Chuncheon City is Alpaca World, which will capture the eye of any Instagram user. Throughout the expansive park, visitors of all ages can interact with the South American alpaca along with a variety of other intriguing animals including deer, mules, hinnies, parrots and more. These furry friends will liven up any Instagram profile.
Victoria Harbour Floating Bar, Hong Kong
Up next is a unique offering on Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong. The busy strait between Kowloon and Hong Kong Island is an excellent location for visitors to capture the towering skyline on both sides. A new way to enjoy the iconic buildings is on a floating bar in the middle of the harbour. The sleek custom-made boat with free-flow cocktails is paired with sweeping views of Hong Kong's stunning skyline.
Grand Sheikh Zayed Mosque, United Arab Emirates
The capital of the UAE plays host to some amazing sites that make it a must-visit for any Instagram-fueled traveler. The world-famous Grand Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi is one of the most prominent architectural and cultural sites, considered the UAE's central place for worship. It is situated near the UAE heritage village which offers visitors a chance to learn more about the seven emirates that make up the UAE and immortalize memories along the way.
Széchenyi Spa. Hungary
A trip to Budapest is incomplete without a visit to the famous Széchenyi Spa. First opened in 1909, the spa has a variety of pool thermal baths for visitors to sit in and relax. The picturesque early 20th-century style buildings that house the various spa services offer the perfect opportunity for guests to capture their iconic Budapest photo to share on Instagram while relaxing in the medicinal pools. While the historic site tends to draw crowds during peak times, Klook’s skip the line ticket removes the hassle of queuing.