These Virtual Tours of Tough-To-Visit Destinations Will Take Your Breath Away
Huffington Post - about 2 months
Is your 2017 resolution to travel the world?
Well, thanks to Google Maps, you can virtually escape to almost anywhere on the planet - without even booking a plane ticket. Here are some of the coolest and most remote spots you can explore through a virtual tour.
1. Republic of Nauru
Northeast of Australia, Nauru is a tiny island with beautiful white-sand beaches, coral reefs, and tropical plants. Interestingly, there is also a Japanese outpost from World War II on the island.
What makes this little slice of paradise even harder to get to is the visa requirement. Tourists are required to obtain a “$100 visa from a Nauru consulate or embassy,” according to News.com.au. Unfortunately, there are only 10 such offices across the globe.
2. Svalbard and Jan Mayen
Located in Norway, Svalbard is an arctic archipelago near the North Pole and Jan Mayen is a volcanic island in the Arctic Ocean. While there are daily flights to Svalbard, there
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