Impatient, unpredictable, and full of a childlike curiosity, Gemini beings are known for their mercurial tastes and insatiable appetites for variety, making them the kind of travelers who are always on the go, and always willing to indulge in every bit of culture they can find. They desire to travel to places where they can learn a thing or two, and often times, carry a fluctuating temperament that requires them to be in destinations that can offer peace and serenity in one moment, and a hustling bustling crowd in another.
Simply put, Geminis need desperately to be kept busy. Here are some of the best places in the world to take these life-size energizer bunnies.
Top Travel Destinations for Geminis
Considered one of the happiest places in the world to live, this Scandinavian paradise will no doubt illuminate the spirit of any kind of Gem with its socially progressive culture, stunning arts and architecture, endlessly abound entertainment, and stunning natural beauty. It’s also one of the most inclusive and welcoming countries of the world—a perfect fit for these airy twins, who, for the most part, have always been way ahead of their times in terms of brilliance and wit. It’ll blow a Gemini’s mind for sure.
Only a true Gemini spirit would appreciate a casino-filled desert space built in the middle of nowhere as a sparkling gambling den of bright lights, hotel resorts, and fun parks. The kind of variety that Sin City offers in terms of entertainment and nightlife is exactly what makes any Gem vie for more and more—which is probably why they keep flocking back to this West Coast weekend getaway each and every year.
As a Gemini, you’re a natural born storyteller who’s always keen on telling tall tales about your various adventures across the globe. Your unending need for variety often takes you to places offering brand new experiences that’ll both enlighten and enthuse that inner explorer in you. Historic London is just the kind of spot boasting enough diversity to stimulate any Gem’s mind—it’s also able to provide plenty of things to do, sights to see, and interesting faces to meet.
In this oh-so-royal town, you’ll never find yourself staying in one place for too long-- so make sure to make the most of any trip by hopping on a tour bus through some magnificent old English streets, or on a river cruise that’ll stop at a different port every day. Plus, there’s always the chance to go pub hopping, to see world-class theater at the West End, or even to just visit a bunch of grand-looking museums. Big Ben and double decker buses are awaiting you, so Geminis, get ready to jet off across the pond to a truly wonderful vacation spot.
With lots of museums, galleries, and historical sites to choose from, Gems will sure find themselves intellectually stimulated during the day—not to mention emotionally and physically aroused all night long as they dance till’ dawn at one of those infamous late hour clubs featuring classy cocktails, modern vibes, and hoards of wild Millennials looking to have themselves some good old fun.
Parties aside, be sure to also visit must-see attractions within the wild French Quarter, the awesome Jackson Square, as well as the amazing Audubon Zoo or the Aquarium of the Americas. NOLA’s the place to unleash that inner animal in any Gemini.
As a Twinsie, you desire the unexpected and the unusual, to discover wonders off the beaten track. And with its rich history, Rio no doubt provides Geminis multitudes of things to be amazed with-- from a neat mix of museums, cathedrals, and traditional buildings (combined with a dazzling display of modern architecture), to ample opportunities to wine, dine, shop, or just soak in a truly cosmopolitan culture-- this one’s got it all.
Make sure to hop on one of the many available tours, such as a cable car ride to Sugar Load Mountain to experience some spectacular views (as well as to see a few monkeys and birds!), a Jeep ride tour through some lust rainforests, or an on-foot tour of famous sites such as the Imperial Palace, Metropolitan Cathedral, and the Bento Monastery. All in all, this Brazilian city can and will offer anything and everything that will keep any restless Gemini soul busy for days upon end.
Like L to the A, the Golden Gate city carries that ultra-cool Californian vibe that’s perfect for Geminis who are always on the go. This fog-filled Northern bay spot will for sure keep any Gem busy with visits to Fisherman’s Wharf, Alcatraz Island, or any one of those cute and colorful Victorian houses lined up on Lombard St. Along with those hilly landscapes, glittering city lights, wind-sculpted treetops, and all-around feelings of pure fabulousness, this one’s a definite star on any Gemini’s travel-to list.
Beautiful beaches aside, this New South Wales capital offers everything from scuba diving or parasailing, to serious big city sightseeing and long hikes within naturally protected reserves. Gems who choose to go Down Under will find themselves overwhelmed with a golden coast of pristine shorelines, fancy restaurants, crazy theme parks, and almost fifty golf courses-- it’s a spot that’ll cater perfectly towards the fluctuating mood swings of Gemini individuals for sure.
Expect to find lots of high-octane action within the streets of Sydney’s pulsating urban areas, as well as an ample amount of peace and solitude in the more nature-based regions, especially when you find yourself desperately needing some yin, yang, and harmony. No matter what Gems may want, this one always seems to fulfill every last whim (and wish). Must-visit indeed.
Nestled along the shiny St. Andrews Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, this Florida Panhandle hotspot is part beach getaway, part industrial hub, and part military city—perfect for Gems looking for versatility and something just a tad different.
The city itself is sandwiched between the Tyndall Air Force Base to the east and the Naval Coastal Systems Center to the west, and warmly attracts families, spring breakers, sun seekers, as well as service people alike each and every year. Plus, dotted all along those twenty-seven miles of sugary white sands and turquoise waters are dozens of waterfront restaurants, state parks, artificial reefs, legendary attractions, and more than plenty of places to watch the sun set over a beautifully orange Gulf Coast.
There isn’t another city in the world more alive than this Spanish hotspot—a more-than-charming European destination offering endless energy, the “Golden Triangle” of fine art (The Thyssen, The Prado and the Reina Sofia), as well as a variety of fine botanical gardens housing over 30,000 plants to get lost in.
Cuisine-wise, it just gets even better, as Madrid is known to be one of the richest culinary capitals of Europe, offering an infinite amount of food from every Spanish region you can think of. Enjoy some tapas while taking in those sleekly built temples, or a few forkfuls of paella while sipping Spanish rioja beneath some centuries-old vaulted ceilings. Even grab an ice cream cone on the terrace at Bruins’ while you behold the splendor of the Madrid Sunset. It’s the city of sheer life. And Gems will fall in love and let live.
10. Konkan Region, India
Stretching from the states of Maharashtra to Karnataka, this rough and rugged region is ideal for Geminis who’ve been bitten by the travel bug, especially those who are eager to absorb and interact with the cultures and traditions of a truly unique world destination.
Along with scenic waterfalls and beautiful coastlines, not to mention deliciously mouth-watering cuisines, the Konkan coast is a must-visit for all Gemini individuals wanting to explore the unknown. Immerse yourself in full Indian heritage with local tours through native villages. Or choose instead, to ride through thickly guarded forests featuring herbal plants, mineral water streams, and fruit-bearing trees galore. Also be sure to make good use of the local railways-- one of the area’s star attractions-- which will transport you along various serpentine railways all while chugging loudly with tons of chai and gupshup!
Konkan Region, India
Where Geminis Should Travel
Constant buzz and excitement is a must for these born social butterflies-- they also adore high places, such as mountaintops, hilly countrysides, or sky-high city scrapers cutting into the horizon. Panoramic views are always important to them, as well as feelings of constant movement, discovery, and uncovering the fact. Gems love the idea of exploring the most unexpected and unusual of world wonders, and more often than not, are well suited for urban hotspots filled with active nightlife scenes and tons of activities to play around with. Special road trips, historical tours, murder mystery weekends, or even long train trips that include lots of socializing can also be fun for these adaptable and extremely versatile individuals.
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This article was written by Pamela Chan.