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Phone off, computer disabled and email-free. Everyone needs a moment to disconnect from world and take a break from technology’s constant stimulation. Chances are, you’re tired of being so connected, so who’s ready to start their “digital detox” trip?

At Opodo, we love the idea of booking a flight to a new destination and travelling mobile-free. To travel in total freedom we think the best way to put it to practice is by visiting some of the most beautiful places in the world where you can easily disconnect from world. We’ve actually gathered up the Top 13 destinations below:

1. The region of Ladakh in India

Ladakh or the « The land of mountain passes » is situated in India’s far north. It’s sparsely populated and is famous for its extraordinary landscapes of mountains as well as the local culture; influenced by the Tibetans and Nepalese.

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2. “Perito Moreno” Glacier in Argentina

Located in the Argentinian Patagonia, the “Perito Moreno” glacier is 5,000 meters long and 170 meters tall. It’s reported to grow every day by approximately 2 metres!

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3. Fjords in Iceland

The fjords in Iceland are less known than the Norwegians but they aren’t less beautiful. To visit, we recommend travellers rent a car and discover the area.

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4. Chapada Diamantina National Park in Brazil

Located in Bahia, the northeastern area of Brazil, this national park is home to different kinds of forests and animal species. A paradise for nature lovers!

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5. Kaieteur Falls in Guyana

Named in honor of the gran chief of the Patamona tribe, Kaieteur falls is 226 metres high… nearly 4 times higher than Niagara Falls in Canada. Impressive!

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6. Pitcairn islands in the Pacific

Unique territory in the British Pacific, these islands are home to 50 inhabitants in a total area of 47m2. Most of the citizens are descendants of Polynesians.

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7. The Svalbard archipelago in Norway

A Norwegian territory located in the far north of Europe, Svalbard has more polar bears than people! It is ideal for people who want to see the northern lights and for those looking to see the wildlife in the North Pole.

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8. Yemeni island in Socotra

Located in the Indian ocean, the small island of Socotra is famous for its plants and strange tree formations like for example the Dracaena cinnabari, Dorstenia gigas and Punica protopunica. Some of the landscapes look like sets in Disney’s Alice in Wonderland!

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9. Gobi desert in Mongolia

Covering 3000 kilometres between China and Mongolia, the Gobi desert is composed of saline and semi-desert steppes and has a very harsh climate. Many nomadic populations still live here and have maintained their Mongolian culture and traditions.

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10. Grand Canyon in United States of America

The colorful rock layers of the Grand Canyon have billions of years of history and hide many unique species. It appears on the list of UNESCO World Heritage attracts nearly 4 million visitors every year.

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11. The Cape York peninsula in Australia

Located in the far north of Australia, in the State of Queensland, this area is famous for being isolated. You’ll find both tropical forests and savannah, as well as diverse animal species like pythons and cockatoos.

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12. Ittoqqortoormiit village in Greenland

Located in the east coast of Greenland, the Ittoqqortoormiut community is accessible by boat only, a few days per year. The rest of the year you can visit the pretty village of Scoresby Sund fjord by helicopter.

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13. Easter island in Chile

Known worldwide for its giant Moai statues, Easter Island is one of the most isolated destinations in Chile. It’s was named a world heritage site of UNESCO in 1995 and the island continues to fascinate travellers because of its mysteries…

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