10 trips you should take before you turn 30

You’re not young and free forever.

Your 20s are an ideal time to take on some adventure and travel to faraway places.

Chances are you’ll end up having some wild experiences that you’ll never forget.

Here are the trips you should take when you can still handle the thrill.

Backpack through Southeast Asia. Some popular stops include Chiang Mai in Thailand, Angkor Wat in Cambodia (pictured below), Laos, Hanoi in Vietnam, and Bali and Ubud in Indonesia.

Parade through the streets of New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras.

Ski the majestic mountains of the Swiss Alps.

Party at the world's biggest Carnival celebration in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Dive into the clear blue waters of Australia's Coral Sea to see the spectacular Great Barrier Reef.

Climb up Machu Picchu in Peru to see the impressive and almost untouched ruins of the 'Lost City of the Incas.'

Four wheel drive across Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni, the largest salt flat in the world.

Explore the Sahara desert, the largest desert on the African continent.

Walk through Croatia's Plitvice Lakes, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with stunning lakes, caves, waterfalls, and an array of wildlife.

Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza in Egypt, the only one of the seven ancient world wonders still in existence.

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