15 Bucket List Trips You Need To Take With Your BFFs Before You're 25
Take your girl gang international.
So many places to see, so little time. The world is your playground so why not make the most of it? Especially while you're in your 20s and before getting weighed down by full-time jobs and only two weeks of vacay time.
These trips will give you memories to last a lifetime. And who better to make those memories with than your BFFs? From full moon parties in Thailand to pool parties in Ibiza and boating through the Philippines, you're only young once so live young and wild and free with your BFFs and have the time of your life to visit these incredible destinations.
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Mykonos and Santorini // Greece
Greece is always a dream and Mykonos and Santorini are 2 of the dreamiest islands of them all. You can easily do both in one trip, by taking a ferry between the two islands, which takes only 2 hours and typically costs around 66 euros. Santorini is known for its beautiful white and blue buildings and live out your Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants dream. Mykonos is a really fun party island that every 20 something should experience.
Ibiza // Spain
Ok seriously every 20 something needs to go to Ibiza at least once, especially if you love amazing house music. Beautiful beaches, the best clubs, incredible DJs — what more could you want in a vacation? It's won't be a cheap vacay by any means — entry to clubs is usually around 50 euros. But hey you're only young once and consider it like the price of a concert, since you'll likely get to see amazing DJs like Martin Garrix and David Guetta in some of the best clubs in the entire world.
Hvar // Croatia
Just a ferry ride away from Split or Dubrovnik is the beautiful island of Hvar, one of the most beautiful islands in the world. Make sure to check out Hula Hula Beach Bar.
Chefchaouen // Morocco
Explore the Blue Pearl of Morocco and possibly even the world. Walking through the streets of Morocco is like walking through a beautiful dream you don't want to wake up from. This town is magical and honestly every corner you turn is another picture worth capturing. Plus accommodation and food is totally afforable here.
Cape Town // South Africa
If you love the outdoors, you will love Cape Town. From hiking the awe inducing Table Mountain to surfing Cape Peninsula and going on a wildlife safari, you'll continually be amazed by the natural beauty of this place. There's even a beach nearby called Boulders Beach, which is home to around 3,000 penguins. Can you even imagine how cute it would be to visit?
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Palawan // Philippines
Currently less touristy than Thailand and Indonesia, the Philippines is a beach bum's paradise with some of the best beaches in the world. But aside from breathtaking beaches, there are also tons of beautiful spots and activities, from hikes to canyons to waterfalls, lagoons, scuba diving and more, your trip will be full of adventure. In 2017, Palawan topped lists for most beautiful island in the world. And it gets even better! The Philippines and Palawan is a really affordable trip, and you'll be spending only around $40 CAD a day.
Bali // Indonesia
There's no way you've seen pictures of Bali and Instagram and not wanted to go. It's literally a beach paradise, not to mention Insta paradise. This destination is still relatively affordable, with approximate spendings of 70 CAD per day.
Koh Samui // Thailand
Iconic full moon parties and drinking out of buckets in beautiful Thailand. Need I say more? The closest airport to Koh Phangan is Koh Samui, and from there it's only a 30 minute ferry to this party paradise.
Byron Bay // Australia
For a chill vacation, visit this beautiful beach town. You can spend your days surfing or snorkelling, kayaking, hang gliding and more. You'll love the seaside vibes here.
Matamata // New Zealand
Welcome to Middle Earth — it's Lord of the Rings come to life!!! And even if you're not a LOTR fan, you'll still fall in love with the lush nature here. New Zealand is known for it's natural beauty and Matamata is one example of why.
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Las Vegas // U.S.A
What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas... The nightlife scene in Vegas is one of the best in North America and so obviously a trip you need to go on with your crew at least once. Pool parties by day and clubs by night, sounds like the perfect trip right?
Cancun // Mexico
Crystal clear Caribbean blue waters, underground caves, lagoons and not to mention insane parties. Also who doesn't love that all inclusive life? With unlimited drinks and food all day at beautiful, all inclusive pool resorts, Cancun will transport you to the perfect vacay.
Los Angeles // U.S.A
California here we come! Let your California dreaming become a reality and explore the palm tree lined streets of Los Angeles. Stroll through the lights of the LACMA, bike along the beach in Venice, walk on the piers in Orange County and more. LA is a city full of character and life and you should experience the city of dreams firsthand.
Rio De Janeiro // Brazil
Breathtaking beaches, bustling city, vibrant nightlife and beautiful mountains — Rio has it all. Make sure to check out the incredible views from Christ the Redeemer statue and Sugarloaf Mountain and stroll along the iconic Copacabana Beach. And if you're able to visit during Carnaval, 100% do.
Buenos Aires // Argentina
Love big cities and culture? Buenos Aires is known as the "Paris of South America". It's combines the vibes of Europe and South America and makes it feel like you're in different cultures all in one place. It's a truly vibrant, lively and downright fun place to visit.