Unexpected Escapes: 7 Travel Destinations Off the Beaten Path

Krakow, Poland

Take a morning stroll to go shopping at the market in Krakow’s Rynek Glowny Central Square and then go back in the evening for a taste of the city’s nightlife.

Prague, Czech Republic

You can either walk across the famed 14th Century Charles Bridge that was featured in 1996s Mission Impossible movie. Another fun activity would be a tour of historic Prague Castle.

Seville, Spain

Take a walk around the 1929 site of the World Expo at the Plaza de Espana; a sprawling, half-circle shaped building complete with moat, bridges.

In Montreal, located in Quebec, Canada, you could start by exploring the Parc Jean-Drapeau containing Notre Dame and Saint Helen’s Islands, the original site of the 1967 World Expo.

Montreal, Canada

Marble Caves, Chile

Feel like taking a walk on the wild side? How about a boat ride? Located on Lago General Carrera Lake in Chile are 6,000-year-old partially submerged.

Fes, Morocco

That’s right. We said Morocco! In Fes, you can enjoy being pampered at one of the Moroccan spas, take a pottery class, or just explore the Blue City.


The whole country has something to offer the adventurous and those with wanderlust. In North Iceland, take a whale watching trip for a chance to spot humpback and minke whales.