Travelling is one of the most fun things you can do. You get to explore new places, meet new people, and experience different cultures. This year why not try something outside of the travel norm and check out some of the most underrated destinations in the world.


If you’re after a beach holiday then you need to head over to the beautiful country of Mozambique. Boasting with over 2,500 kilometers of spectacular, crystal clear beaches; a week’s worth trip of snorkeling and scuba diving is a perfect treat for any water lover. In the Quirimbas archipelago, you’ll find the largest protected marine area in Africa. Mozambique is home to several game reserves, lots of wildlife and an increasing number of luxurious accommodations to stay in that are more affordable than other African countries. So grab some fresh seafood and relax in this beautiful country.


Sao Paulo, Brazil

There has been no better time to visit Brazil. With over 20 million residents, it’s the third largest metropolis on earth! Sao Paulo is known for its food, markets, architecture, museums and it’s amazing nightlife. Though this city is widely spread out, Sao Paulo has 30 kilometers of car-free bike paths to make getting around a little easier. This is perfect destination for that all important student budget.


Glacier National Park, Montana

Nicknamed the America’s Switzerland, the Glacier National Park in Montana is home to some of the most beautiful meadows, mountains and lakes you’ll probably see. So if your an adventure lover then you might want to grab your friends together for a super fun trip. You can enjoy more than 700 miles of trails in Glacier, while if you want to take an easier approach then you can take in the beauty in Red Jammer buses and wooden tour boats. Whatever you do, make sure you experience the beautiful historic chalets and lodges in the park.


Havana, Cuba

Whatever you political views may be, a trip to Cuba should be on every bucket list! A three-decade restoration project has meant many of Old Havana’s magnificent buildings have been turned into museums, art galleries and hotels. If you want to get your creative juices flowing then you’ll be surprised to know that almost everyone is an artist, writer, a musician,dancer, painter, or poet.  This means that you are able to wander the Plaza Viejo to enjoy street musicians, sip rum whilst strolling around some of the most beautiful beaches on earth and meet incredibly friendly people.



Albania is quickly building itself up as a tourist destination so if you want to go somewhere unique this should be on your list. You’ll be happy to know that the exchange rate is the best it can be meaning that your money will stretch the whole journey. A hotel room overlooking the beach that might cost up to 1,800 lek is less than 6 pounds. You’ll want to spend most of your time relaxing on Albania’s 362 kilometers of coastline, which stretches through the Adriatic and Ionian Seas. The cities have great museums, castles, cafés and bars on tree-lined streets with outside patios, so you can enjoy the view. Though it has great beaches, the country is also known for gorgeous mountain ranges that would definitely be worth an Instagram picture.  

There’s a world of opportunity out there just waiting to be explored, so make sure you don’t miss out! Remember, the only thing that’s limiting you is your imagination.

If you’re a student discount hunter, you can get student only rates on flights, hotels and tours at StudentUniverse.

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