Pura Vida isn’t just a brand, it’s a way of life. And in order to really embrace the Pura Vida lifestyle, it’s important to see the world and all it has to offer. That’s why we’re bringing you….drumroll please….your 2023 travel bucket list!
We all know that there are some travel destinations that just never go out of style – and for good reason! There are certain places that just have a magical charm to them, and you never get tired of visiting. But, did you know that there are TONS of up-and-coming places all over the world that welcome tourists with open arms?!
We’re here to dish on the popular travel destinations you might be seeing all over Instagram, and some of the other, more low-key places that you may never even have heard of.
Let’s start with some that you may have already heard of (or even visited!)
Known as the “bridge” between Europe and Asia, Istanbul has an extremely fascinating mix of cultures, as well as a number of historical sites to visit. The most famous are The Hagia Sophia, The Blue Mosque, and The Grand Bazaar. Want to feel like a local? Rock this Electric Eye Stack and turn heads everywhere you go!
Few cities come close to Barcelona when it comes to people, culture, food, music, shopping, nightlife….we could go on forever! No visit to Barcelona is complete without a visit to the Sagrada Familia and Park Güell, or a stroll through the famous Gothic Quarter. Did we mention Barceloneta Beach? Check out the seaside restaurants and bike paths for a real feel of Spain. No trip to Barcelona would be complete without your classic Herkimer Choker.
If you’ve ever wandered through the little alleys of Marrakech’s souks, you’re all too familiar with the simultaneous feelings of chaos and tranquility that envelop you as you explore one of the most famous markets in the world. Haggling not your strong suit? Marrakech has so much more to offer, including one-of-a-kind Hammams, the Bahia Palace, the stunning Jardin Majorelle, and more! Don’t forget to pack your Neon Chain Hoop Earrings!
And now, we’ll dive into some fun locations that might not be on your radar 😉
Walking through the Old Town in Cartagena literally feels like stepping back in time. The colorful colonial-style buildings, the horse-drawn carriages, and the incredible coffee are all great reasons to add Cartagena to your 2023 list! If that’s not enough, you can take a day-trip to one of the amazing nearby islands and have a truly relaxing day on some of the world’s best beaches. Don’t forget your Beaded Flower Choker, reminiscent of the colorful buildings all over Old Town!
Cape Town, South Africa
Cape Town offers a crazy blend of cultures, resulting in one of the greatest food scenes in the world! And if you’re an adventure traveler, Cape Town has everything from mountains to beaches to keep you active no matter what you decide to do. Need to fuel before a hike up Table Mountain? Be sure to check out the famous Neighbourgoods Market for the best grub! Sport your Crescent Stars Ring Stack to keep the vibes up!
Byron Bay, Australia
If you’re looking for something chill, this one’s for you. On top of the best sunsets EVER, Byron Bay also offers incredible waves for all you surfers out there, and a variety of scuba-diving excursions for anyone looking to explore our oceans! Walk around the Town Centre, catch some sun at Main Beach, and end your day with an epic sunset. The perfect accessory to take with you? The Pacific Bracelet Set, of course!