16 Most Isolated Places on Earth (That You Can Actually Visit)

Vacations are supposed to be about leaving the hustle and bustle behind, but if you want to get away, and we mean really get away, here are 16 remote locations that are far-flung but still reachable if you’re determined enough.

Kerguelen Islands

The Kerguelen Islands is a French archipelago located in the southern Indian Ocean that’s more than 2000 miles away from the southernmost tip of Africa and solely occupied by French scientists and researchers. Don’t start packing yet though – Kerguelen is only accessible by a ship that makes just four trips a year.

Barrow, Alaska

The northernmost town located in the United States, Barrow, Alaska is a fly-in community with a population of only 4,000. It’s no wonder; the Arctic temperatures and 65 straight days of night probably aren’t something to get excited about – unless maybe you’re a vampire.

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Easter Island, Chile

Known for its famous monolithic stone heads (called moai), Easter Island is a territory of “nearby” Chile – which is a five-hour flight away. Despite its distance, about 70,000 tourists flock there every year to pretentiously read Pablo Neruda poems aloud while brooding around the island.

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Picture Perfect Places to Say “I Do”

Your wedding day should be memorable, as it’s the day you’ve probably been thinking of for years. Getting married abroad is perhaps the best way to ensure that your wedding is perfect, free of the distractions that come with a local wedding. And afterward, the location you pick will hold a special place in your heart.

The Best Warm-Weather Destinations for a Winter Vacation in the United States

There are plenty of warm-weather destinations in the county – some that are popular with tourists and are routinely full, and others that are wildly underrated and don’t attract the same kind of attention. Whether you’re looking for a beach vacation, an outdoor adventure, or a city that’s known for its nightlife, there are plenty of options to choose from. Here are some of our favorite warm-weather destinations for a winter vacation within the United States.

Mini Guide to Iceland

Iceland is a Nordic island country located in the Arctic Circle. It has a population of nearly 350,000 citizens; however, roughly two-thirds of them live in Reykjavik, the capital, and its surroundings. The country is famous for its geothermal and volcanic activity, which throughout thousands of years created a somewhat otherworldly landscape. Travelers also flock to Iceland to see the incredible Northern Lights and learn about its Viking inhabitants, who settled there in 874 AD.