Bansko is at the heart of the Pirin National Park. Set 900m above sealevel it boasts Bulgaria's best ski and snowboard area with over 75km of trails. In summer it comes alive with Jazz Festivals and hiking trails and other outdoor nature activities. Yet at the same time it it commands an amazing startup and coworking scene, perfect for entrepreneurs and remote workers.
Astrakhan at the mouth of the Volga River in Russia is a beautiful historical port city full of colorful culture. Its been a melting pot of cultural connections for centuries with good populations of Muslims, Christians and Buddhists living together in a stylish city.
The stretch of coast between the larger towns of Yeppoon and Emu Park is dotted with litte beachside suburbs. Kinka Beach is one of those perfectly located on the stretch at the intersection of the Kinka River and the Pacific Ocean. Its small, quiet, and has long stretches of secluded, sandy beach to explore. It has the easiest road access to the larger towns of Yeppoon, Emu Park and Rockhampton when you need to pop in for groceries or take away.
Paraty is the coastal historic town in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Out of the hustle & bustle of Rio you'll find the beautiful Brazilian town of Paraty. No longer on the main road between Rio and Sao Paulo this forgotten town sits quietly surrounded by mountains and islands.
Agadez in northern Niger is the start (or end) of one of the famous Saharan Salt Train routes. With the Air Massif and Tenere desert nearby its a wonderful base for exploration from.Agadez in northern Niger is the end (or start) of one of the famous Saharan Salt Train routes.
The heart of Cappadocia is an excellent base to explore both underground cities and natural landscapes from the air. Cappadocia is the world's largest hot air ballooning location with dozens of hot air balloons floating over the surround landscapes every morning. In the afternoons head underground and explore ancient subterranean cities.
A quiet tropical beach side area bordered by national parks, mountains and the Fitzroy River. With kilometers of sand beaches you can drive down you're surrounded by islands just off the coast including Great Keppel Island, which is accessible by several daily ferry services.