In our modern, hectic world of fast lives and supersonic jets, it’s easy to forget that there are still places on our incredible planet which are remote, isolated and very hard to reach. Need to get away from it all, on your next vacation? Then go right ahead and visit one of the world’s most remote corners and get far, faaaaar away from it all. For a superlative summer break, head to the Faroe Islands, a remote cluster of barren isles located half-way between Iceland and Norway. They are inhabited by 50,000 hardy folks (and even more sheep) and enjoy balmy summer highs of 10°C!

If you prefer a mountain getaway, then tackle the hard trek to reach Ushguli, an incredibly striking UNESCO listed enclave in the lower Caucasus Mountains of northern Georgia. For a true tropical getaway, then look no further than the Pitcairn Islands, the very last British land in the Pacific. Here you’ll meet descendants of the HMS Bounty who were so enchanted by this stunning place…that they became voluntarily shipwrecked.

Take a look at 8 of the most remote and beautiful locations on earth.

Faroe Islands, Norwegian SeaFaroe Islands

Finger Bay, Adak Island, Alaska

Finger Bay. Adak Island, AlaskaFlickr: paxson_woelber

Easter Island, South Pacific Ocean

Rapa Nui, Easter IslandFlickr: mattphipps

Ittoqqortoormiit Village, Greenland

Ittoqqortoormiit Village, Greenland, Denmark

Amazon Rainforest, Brazil

Amazon Rainforest, near Manaus, the capital of the Brazilian state of AmazonasFlickr: ciat

Tristan da Cunha, South Atlantic Ocean

Tristan da CunhaFlickr: Brian Gratwicke

Pitcairn Islands – South Pacific Ocean

Pitcairn Island, South Pacific Islands

Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway

Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway



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