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Positano, Amalfi Coast, Italy

small town of Positano, Amalfi Coast, Italy

“Positano bites deep. It is a dream place that isn’t quite real when you are there and becomes beckoningly real after you have gone.” – John Steinbeck
Positano is the most quaint and photogenic Italian town, with sharply-stacked houses tumbling down to the sea in a torrent of sun-bleached peach, terracotta and crimson colors. No less vibrant are its steep streets and steps lined with wisteria-draped hotels, fashionable boutiques and delectable restaurants.

 Reine, Nordland county, Norway 

small town of Reine, Nordland county, Norway

Have you ever felt the urge to run off and escape from the hustle and bustle of city life?

If yes! Reine-a charming fishing village of Norway is the place you must come to slow down, and languidly soak in some spectacular northern lights panorama.Nestled in the Lofotan Archipelago a scenic string of islands within the arctic circle. You can not only enjoy activities like kayaking, fishing, bird-spotting, whale watching, and biking but can also camp under the stars on nearby beaches,conquer some of Norway’s best hikes or catch a ferry to a nearby village.

Manarola – Cinque Terre, Italy

small town of Manarola - Cinque Terre, Italy

If you ever get tired of life, give therapist a dodge and hightale immediately to Cinque Terre.This crazily constructed fishing village which is set in the midst of the most dramatic coastal scenery on the planet,  provides enough to buoy the most jaded spirits. A UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997, Manarola is rooted in antiquity and uniquely historical!

Mosel, Germany

small town of Mosel

     Dreamy Mosel valley with its tranquil and slumberous villages, alluring vineyards, storybook castles and Roman ruins will provide a balm to your ruffled being.

Damuls, Vorarlberg, Austrian 

small town of Damuls Damüls- a village hidden among the Bregenzerwald Mountains is one of most beautiful and snowiest destinations in Austria. In fact it was bestowed the title of “World’s Snowiest Town” in 2006. Phenomenal natural beauty of this town will infuse vigour into your soul.  

Bled, Slovenia

small town of Bled, Slovenia, Europe

Bled – a petite alpine township bordering Austria & Italy with crystal clear lake and breathtaking panorama also known as “The Green Treasure of Europe” is bound to zest up the weary soul.

Cemoro Lawang, Indonesia
Cemoro Lawang

Perched on the edge of enormous crater of an active volcano  and shrouded by the clouds is the sluggish village of Cemoro Lawang. 

  Colmar, Alsace, Francesmall town of Colmar,france

Colmar, which looks like a fairyland, will leave you awestruck with its Venice-like canal, fountains, vivid blossoms, steep pitched roofs, pastel stucco, aged timbers and essentially traffic-free zones. 

Crovie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

small town of Crovie, Scotland
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With settlement dating back to the 1200s, this Scottish Village is a Conservation Area whose front doors dangle at the tip of the North Sea and where cottages  cling to the base of the cliffs giving you breath-taking views of dolphins and sometimes even the Aurora Borealis.

   Dazhai, Shanxi,China      

small town of Dazhai, China Danzi village,perched on the vast region of rice terraces stretching layer upon layer and speckled with magical cloud is considered to be the most amazing place on earth!

Göreme,  Cappadocia, Turkey

small town of Goreme, Turkey

The village of Gerome nestled right in the heart of the valley bounded by cone-like rock formation is eerily spellbinding. Many millennial ago,due to water and wind erosion canyon,valley, rock and fairy chimneys got sculpted into peculiar shapes that are so unique that you can’t find it anywhere on this planet. 

Guangxi, China

small town of Guangxi, China

Beautiful rolling hills, terraced farming and quaint traditional huts in the lap of nature. Surely, you will have the urge to settle in!

Ladakh, India

Ladakh,Himalayan Village

If your eyes are tired of the continuously looking at the computer screens and your soul is wanting to break free from the drudgery… these green pastures in a picturesque village of Ladakh would do the needful.

Qaqortoq, Kujalleq, GreenlandQaqortoq

Qaqortoq  which means “White Palace” is the most charming and beautiful village in Greenland.Dotted with colourful houses between the fiord of Qaqortoq and the lake of Tasersuaq and a rich culture makes it an ideal place to roost in.

Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Tenby

Tenby is a lovely little fishing town in Wales. Lined with pretty beaches, iconic architecture, quaint shops and bountiful harbor is bound to fascinate anyone.

 Geiranger, Møre og Romsdal, NorwayGeiranger, Norway

 Characterized by lush greenery,cascading waterfalls, snow capped mountains and turquoise lake lies Geiranger village in Norway. Experience pure bliss and loose yourself in this breathtaking fjord.

Yangshuo, Guilin City, China

Yangshou, China

Yangshuo is a well-known tourist town Guilin, Guangxi. Travellers from all around the world flock this place to see its iconic temples, mighty peaks, curvaceous rivers and intriguing caves. The city also has a string of laid back cafes and bars, where the tourists can stop by to have a drink or two. You will surely have time of your life as you take a bamboo raft down the river, or try your hand on the world class rock-climbing sites. 

Burano,Venetian Lagoon, ItalyBurano, Italy

Mesmerized by the color display? You are not alone! The home of big artists like Baldassarre Galuppi, Remigio Barbaro and Pino Donaggio, the colourful island of Italy, has been attracting tourists since many years.

 Riomaggiore, Italy 

 Riomaggiore, Italy

If you are at your wits’ end, visiting the most translucent waters of Riomaggiore and taking a stroll in its quant village would soothe your ruffled spirit. Whether it is hiking the Cinque Terre or visiting the church of Saint Giovanni Batista or simply wasting yourself away as you check out the panoramic views of the city, there is something for everyone.

Bibury, Gloucestershire, England

bibury, Gloucestershire, England

 ‘One of the world’s most picturesque villages’: Fox News, ‘The Most Charming Towns in Europe You’ll Want to Visit ASAP’: Huffington Post, the phrases to describe this endearing place are plenty.

If you would want to visit a traditional village, complete with tea houses and ornate protected buildings, Bibury will not disappoint you.

Shirakawa-go and Gokayama, Japan 

Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama,Japan

Aren’t these thatched gasshō-zukuri style farmhouses adorable? These Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama are one of Japan’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites and are made exceptionally robust to brave the heavy snowfalls the region experiences.

Cappadocia,Turkeysmall village of Cappadocia, turkey

 Karşılama! Did you blink twice to check if these little houses lacing the mountain like structure, are for real? They indeed are! And they’re very much accessible! No matter what attracts you to this beautiful historical region of Turkey, its hiking potential, the rich history or its distinctive accommodation, it’s the lunarscape vistas that will leave you enchanted.

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