The iPhone X comes with a whole heap of new features - edge-to-edge display screens, Face ID, a new portrait lighting feature, wireless charging, a dual 12-megapixel camera … oh and a £999 price tag, minimum. Which got us thinking, what else could we do with £1,000?
How about buy ALL of these sweet travel experiences?
Bathe in the Blue Lagoon, Iceland: £57.80
Named THE number one travel experience for millennials and post-millennials in 2017, bathing in Iceland’s Blue Lagoon is an absolute bucket list must. Costing under £60 for entrance to the Blue Lagoon PLUS a silica mud mask, the use of a towel, an algae mask AND the first drink of your choice, this ‘Comfort package’ allows you to live in luxury whilst bathing in 1 of the 25 wonders of the world.
See the Mona Lisa at The Louvre, Paris: £13.30
THE most iconic painting in The Louvre will have you paying a not so steep €15, which in today’s exchange rate is around £13.30. You’ll not only have the opportunity to cast your eyes on the Leonardo Da Vinci masterpiece, you’ll also have entrance to the array of artistic excellence contained within the world’s largest art museum, situated in Paris.
Dive the Great Barrier Reef, Australia: £165
The world’s largest coral reef system is made up of nearly 2900 individual reefs, 600 continental islands and 300 coral cays. To take a day trip from Cairns on a catamaran, visit 3 reefs in The Great Barrier Reef and dive in the world’s largest coral system, you’re looking at prices from £165 / AUD$279.50.
Walk the Great Wall of China: £95.20
Walk one of the Great Wonders of the World and be mesmerised by the surrounding scenery. The UNESCO World Heritage site offers many tours and trips. To take a full day trip from Beijing, enjoy a hike with a private guide and learn about Mutianyu PLUS included transfers and lunch and expect to pay a price from around £95.20. The Great Wall awaits.
Go on a Game of Thrones Experience in Croatia: £51.65
If you’re a Game of Thrones fan, Dubrovnik in Croatia is where it’s at. Discover the sites where many a Game of Thrones scene has been created on a walking tour which takes you around the city’s World Heritage-listed Old Town. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, the 3-hour tour will have you stepping into King’s Landing, following the footsteps of Cersei & co as you make your way around the red rooftops and coastal views of Dubrovnik.
A 5-day tour to the salt flats of Salar de Uyuni salt flats, Bolivia: £210
Drive onto the world’s largest salt flats as you marvel at the desert like landscape, wildlife and jaw-dropping terrain. With transport from La Paz to Uyuni, this 5 day tour will take you to the likes of the train cemetery, exotic volcanoes in the Chuguana desert, the flamingo filled Laguna Colorada Lake and La Paz. With meals, accommodation and transport included, this once in a life time trip shows your money sure can go far.
Go on a Harry Potter Warner Brothers Studio Tour, UK: £39.00
Who wants an iPhone X when they can go on a Harry Potter Warner Brothers Studio Tour….or 25 of them? Based just outside London, the magical experience will take you on a journey through the making of Harry Potter with sets, costumes, props and magical memories, all for £39.00.
Interrail around Europe for a month: £288
This Global pass enables you to travel by train across a choice of 30 of Europe’s hottest countries. From bustling cities to charming villages, this pass has your travel covered for a whole month of Europe adventure country hopping.
Eat a shit load of Italian pizza: £79.05 worth…
Leaving the best till last, we can’t have a list of incredible travel experiences without including some Italian pizza. So feast your face in about 10 dribble worthy Italian pizzas and there may even be some $$ left for a gelato or two…sold!