Few worldly experiences are as humbling as standing in the middle of a beautiful forest. There’s something about the trees towering over you that centers you and overwhelms you with a sense of calm. Whether you’re looking for your next getaway destination, feel like you need a breath of fresh air, you’ll appreciate this virtual hike through some of the world’s most breathtaking forests!
Arashiyama Bamboo Grove, Kyoto, Japan
We could talk about the divine glow and seemingly endless heights of this bamboo grove on the outskirts of Kyoto. If you close your eyes, tune out the other sightseers, and listen to the wind blowing and the leaves rustling, you’ll be sure to experience the true beauty of this bamboo forest.
Green Lake Region, Austria
Without fail, every year, the Green Lake Region located in Tragoess, Austria floods, and the waters submerge everything round it. What ends up happening is trees, bridges, benches, paths are all 40 feet underwater.
Peak District, England
When we think of England, we think of London, but truth be told, England has many remarkable forests. Among its best are the woods in the Peak District, found at the southern end of the Pennines. These magical forests are full of ancient gnarled trees that are most remarkable when they are covered with a thin layer of snow—a real fairytale.
Jiuzhaigou National Park, China
China’s Jiuzhaigou National Park is full of lush forestry surrounding turquoise log-strewn lakes, which owe their vivid hue to the crystals that line the bottom reflecting the light.
Keukenhof is located in the charming town of Lisse. It is known to be one of the world’s most remarkable gardens in the world. It is an hour train ride from Amsterdam and boasts a forest laced with more than seven million colorful flowers that bloom in all different shapes and patterns. It’s almost too good to be true!