Kyoto was previously the capital of Japan for over a thousand years and it differs greatly to the current capital which is Tokyo. You can enfold Kyoto’s untroubled culture by exploring one of 1,600 Buddhist temples, as well as the many shrines, museums, and gardens, or upgrade your fitness levels by taking a hike. The local cuisine is also extremely appreciated and if you’re a fan of shopping there are a lot of mythical and modern shops in the city.
The Galapagos Islands are volcanic islands, which are home to various species, and also inspired Charles Darwin’s development of his evolution system. You can take an island journey, go hiking or diving, or just unwind on one of the beaches. Tortuga Bay is one of the most prevalent areas to visit, as there is a plentiful amount of wildlife, while Las Loberias is home to numerous sea lions.
Mykonos is a charming Greek island that is ideal if you want to relax and soak in the sun. The first thing you will notice on your gateway to the island is their beautiful windmills which were built in the 16th century to grind grain. Once you reach, you can hit their beaches and dip your toe in the incredibly blue sea or Rome around Mykonos town. It’s one of the places to explore in your 40's with your partner, as you can witness the sunset over Little Venice while drinking wine and experiencing the local cuisine.
Bordeaux is a port city situated in southwestern France which is known for its many wine regions. It is one of the places to visit in your 40's, as your matured taste will mean you are ready to begin a wine tour around the city and explore the many different types of wine that France has to contribute. You can also enjoy fine dining outdoor and take in the breathtaking landscape.
Tourism of India should also be on your list. This country provides a unique traveling experience that you should have in your 40’s to truly acknowledge this country. The hustle and bustle of India will still be passable at your age and thanks to your maturity, your interest in history will be at a high point. There are innumerable places to visit in India, make sure to witness the incredible Taj Mahal and take a tour of the palaces of Rajasthan as well as explore the local markets for shopping in the very active and hectic bazaars in Dehli.
Tasmania is a small island that comprises historic towns, amazing beaches, and unique wildlife. If you envision a road trip but don’t want to continue long miles between towns, this is the perfect place to travel. There are whiskey and wineries distilleries for you to traverse and many restaurants that offer excellent cuisine, making it a great foodie destination.
Patagonia in Argentina is a necessity for those who enjoy a hike and love being close to nature. In your 40’s you will have a more profound appreciation for the outdoors equaled to your younger self, and the landscapes are spectacular. Be conscious that if you choose to trek across Patagonia there will be a lot of strenuous hiking and mountain climbing involved.
Okavango Delta is the best for those who enjoy wildlife, as it is one of the stablest places to view animals and birds in Africa. Some of the species you can observe include African bush elephant, spotted hyena, white rhinoceros, hippopotamus, and the imperiled African wild dog. There are several deluxe camps and lodges you can reside in and you can organize a range of various safari tours, traveling by boat or a canoe.