Our world is full of beautiful places, but some are simply more striking than others and a dash of colour can really do wonders. Although they look unreal, these places do exist, and not in dreams or a parallel universe; they are some of the best work of Mother Earth herself.
Here is a list of places you can visit and post about on Instagram with the hashtag #NoFilterNeeded and really mean it.
Burano, Venice, Italy
Burano, also popular as ‘the cheeriest little island of Italy’, will lift your spirits with its colours and charms. In the same lagoon as Venice, its colours pop and fizzle, giving off tropical vibes.
Painted blue during a cinematographic event for the movie ‘Smurfs’, this town decided to keep the colours on permanently. Although it has been banned from calling itself the ‘home of the Smurfs’, it continues to be as captivating.
Nyhavn Copenhagen, Denmark
Home to the famous fairytale writer, Hans Christian Andersen, the port town of Nyhavn Copenhagen does look like it is straight out of a fairytale.
Menton, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, France
A sleepy little town on the French Riviera, Menton exudes enchantment from everywhere, hills, rivers, and charming concretes.
Acres and acres of blossoming yellow Canola flowers decorate and dazzles the entire county. Behold!
The Wave, Arizona, USA
A gorgeous red sandstone formation along the Utah/Arizona border in the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, The Wave is a must-visit for everyone.
Originally a volcano, Dallol was formed by the intrusion of basaltic magma into Miocene salt deposits and subsequent hydrothermal activity, painting the scenery with vivid, appealing colours.
Cinque Terre, Italy
Cinque Terre comprises of five pretty, pastel-painted coastal villages. Dreamy, dazzling and divine, these fishing villages are dotted with colourful houses huddled around a scintillating harbour-piazza.
With its blue-washed streets, Chefchaouen assumes a chilled-out nature, thanks partially to the light marijuana that grows on the surrounding hills.
Willemstad, Curacao, Caribbean
The Caribbean’s most picturesque city, Willemstad brims brightly with pastel-coloured Dutch colonial buildings.
Pretty little colourful houses under the pristine cover of snow make the Norwegian landscape all the more gorgeous.
So, go ahead and douse yourself in the vibrancy of the world’s kaleidoscope.