4 best places you’ve never heard of

You’d think after millennia of people traveling, not to mention how quickly the world has shrunk with access to the Internet, that we would have seen it all.



But here are four beautiful and intriguing highlights from places that might not be as familiar. If you’d like a full list from National Geographic of the best trips for 2019 – some familiar, some not – check it out here



If you’re craving a break from busy-ness and noise, Haida Gwaii

will give you the silence you’re longing for. A 180-mile-long archipelago off the coast of British Columbia is the ultimate getaway for nature lovers. May-September is the summer season, with more tourist services available, and a greater chance of seeing spectacular wildlife like the Orca migration. But if you’re into surfing, try October-May for the best waves.



To get a feel for what life was like for the Vikings, hop a ferry from Denmark or Iceland and check out the Faroe Islands.Located about 400 miles off the coast of Northern Europe and accessible by flights and ferries year-round, the Faroe Islands ar