The Most Unicorn-like Places on Earth
It’s no secret that the whole world is currently filled with the craze of unicorn from hairdos, makeup, to foods and drinks. But did you know that you can see a full spectrum of unicorn colors throughout the world? From the tulip fields in Holland to the Instagram-famous rainbow village in Indonesia, the earth is filled with all things unicorn colored.
1. Rainbow Village — Semarang, Indonesia
This project started from a simple idea from a 54-year-old teacher, Slamet Widodo, who was inspired after seeing the beauty of a colorful village in Yogyakarta — a city nearby. Upon completion, this massive change for the village went viral and became one of the hottest attraction in Semarang.
2. Dolsandegyo Bridge — Yeosu, South Korea
With 450m in length and 11.7m in width, Dolsandegyo Bridge is the largest cable-stayed bridge in South Korea. Constructed in 1984, the bridge that connects Yeosu and Dolsan Island and brings commerce to the island, has also become a tourist destination as it lights up rainbows at night.
3. Shinjuku — Tokyo, Japan
If you are a fan of shopping while being surrounded by neon lights, then Shinjuku is a must see for you. Circled with different shops and restaurant signs, Tokyo’s night life is one that is surely bright and colorful.
4. Great Barrier Reef — Queensland, Australia
For those who are a fan of the sea-live, a southern neighboring city to Asia, Australia, shows off its colorful coastal reef. Off the coast of Queensland in Northeastern Australia, the underwater world isn’t just pretty but fascinating as visitors are able to see countless of colorful species from different fishes, turtles, or simply corals.
5. Lavender Fields — Provence, France
If you are more keen on seeing what nature has to offer on dry land, let’s step off to another side of the world, France. In Provence, it’s not just the amazing fragrance of flowers that lures everyone in, it’s also extremely pleasing to the eyes with a sea of purple.
5. Tulip Fields — Bollenstreek, Holland
France isn’t the only country famous for its beautiful flower fields, Holland is also famous for its tulip fields. About 30 minutes drive away from Amsterdam, the best tulip fields can be found in Bollenstreek. You can even walk or cycle around the flowers and immerse yourself with incense and vibrant colors.
6. Rua Luis de Camōes — Àgueda, Portugal
Another great place in Europe to visit in the summer is a narrow street in the northwest of Portugal. Thanks to its Instagram fame, this alley has become a destination to not only locals, but also tourists. Passerby isn’t only pleased with how colorfully vibrant this alley is, but the shade that the umbrellas provide.
7. Clinque Terre National Park — Clinque Terre, Italy
Meaning “Five Lands”, this national park located on the coast of the Italian Riviera comprises of five villages, coastline, and hillsides. Altogether it’s a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site and a must-visit for the travel bugs who love a one-stop-traveling destination.
8. Crystal Cave — Vatnajökull, Iceland
If you love winter and all things blue, make your way to Vatnajökull national park in the Southern part of Iceland. Famous of its stunning glaciers, the crystal cave is a major destination for tourists all over the world. However, as the icy tunnels constantly changes, it’s better to come with an experienced guide that can show you around and also lead you out safely.
9. Northern Lights of Tromsø — Tromsø, Norway
Another beautiful place to visit for those who aren’t so fond of the heat is Tromsø. Located in the Arctic Circle, the city’s vibrant nightlife, fun outdoor activities, and great local restaurants create an even more appealing place to visit, in addition to the pretty northern lights. If you’re lucky enough, you might be able to catch a glimpse of night when the pink lights emerge from the sky.
10. Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone National Park — Wyoming, U.S.A
The last and definitely not least, is the hot spring in Yellow Stone National Park. The Grand Prismatic Spring is the largest hot spring in the U.S and the third largest in the world. Its name comes from geologists working in the Hayden Geological Survey in 1871 for its astonishing coloration that matches the rainbow dispersion of white light by an optical prism.