This International Peace Day, let’s take a look at some of the most peaceful destinations you could possibly live in. With no pollution, politics, and perfect seclusion, these are places to take inspiration from. By Deepali Sharma
Surrounded by the lush blue waters of the Norwegian Sea in the north of the Arctic Circle, the Lofoten islands are located in isolation. This is where you can have the best experience of the Midnight Sun in summers and the Northern Lights in winters. The four main islands are explorable through tunnels and bridges in what is the only chain connecting them. The divine place is also in the process of being certified as a sustainable destination.
This mostly undiscovered location in East of Africa will offer you a great diving experience. Not just that, the secluded hilly terrain with rich vegetation, a coast adorned with mangroves and lagoons is the perfect place for relaxing your nerves. If you’re looking for a plush stay, book the underwater room at The Manta Resort comes with an underwater bedroom with a sundeck upstairs, from where you can enjoy the marine life.
Swathed in the mist and the majestic landscape of the Scottish Highlands, the Loch Loyne Highlands boast dense forests, snow draped mountains and a mesmerizing panoramic view of Scotland. Go on a hiking or biking trail and experience the dramatic views.
The 120-mile-long chain of islands in the Bahamas is a paradise for beach lovers. The secluded bays and coves, and the protected harbour offers a variety of adventures. The Abacos is one of the boating capitals in the world.
The untouched Kiawah island is a must-visit for its tranquillity. It has perfectly preserved maritime forests where you can spot whitetail deer, majestic sand dunes, and marshes with sea turtles.
Unwind yourself in The Fells of Lapland, the northern most region of Finland. Summit to the highest point of The Fells and experience the ravishing panoramic views of Arctic snow. The place with virtually no pollution, wild outdoor adventures, and scenic natural beauty is one of the most peaceful places in the world.
With rich and widely diverse ecosystem, this Himalayan Kingdom is known for the Gross National Happiness Index. With climate change government policies, Bhutan has become not only carbon neutral but a carbon negative country. You can relax in the calm rugged topography of the place and experience the warm hospitality of its people.