Travel offers countless experiences. But sometimes, there are special moments that stand out on your itinerary and linger in your memory forever.  

We've come up with our top picks for once-in-a-lifetime travel moments. These experiences allow you to take in and appreciate your surroundings  from immersing in a region's culinary scene to adventuring to some of the world's most unique, off-beat destination. They're truly special moments that will stay with you long after your trip.  

Embarking on a journey through the mountains

Through the ages, journeys through the mountains have been completed by spiritualists, explorers and artists alike. And today travellers continue to seek these powerful natural wonders. From the Alps to the Himalayas, these mountainous journeys are sure to inspire.

Enjoying world-class food and wine 

A destination’s cuisine is reflective of its history, culture and geography. But some destinations’ food and wine scene have caught the attention of foodies around the world. So whether you want to savor a dry Chianti red, eat bouillabaisse or enjoy a Vietnamese feast, these are the best places to go.

Getting off the beaten path

Often, the world’s most incredible places are the ones most tourists have never been. But the journey to these places is well worth it. Meet Karo tribes in Ethiopia, visit 2,000-year-old ruins in Iran and walk underneath the whimsical baobab trees of Madagascar – all unique and mind-expanding experiences.

Taking in nature's beauty 

Nature is one of life’s greatest joys – being surrounded by natural beauty is both uplifting and relaxing. From the lush jungles of Sri Lanka, the powerful Iguazu Falls and Patagonia’s rugged wilderness, there is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure through nature perfect for you and your wellbeing.

Spotting wild animals

There is something special about being in the presence of wild animals in their natural habitat. It’s one of the most surreal experiences – especially in these destinations. Sunbathing Galapagos iguanas, polar bears in the Arctic and playful orangutans of Borneo await your undivided attention.