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Travel+Leisure: Best Life Changing Trips 2012

According to Travel&Leisure magazine, Istria offers life changing trips to its visitors...

According to Travel&Leisure magazine, Istria offers life changing trips to its visitors, discovering to its readers that they can, for instance, enjoy on the biggest Croatia’s peninsula in a working vineyard, indulge in ice cream topped with shaved truffles, meet with local winemakers, and learn how to properly taste olive oil.

Some life-changing trips are about visiting an iconic place in person. Others make their impact through authentic experiences, local connections, and cultural insights. Once-in-a-lifetime trips - allow us to stretch, go beyond limits and face fears—or conquer them.

No matter what your reasons for traveling, Travel+Leisure is sure to inspire at least one journey. Just bring your camera—and a willingness to let go.

These amazing trips from Africa to Antarctica, which include a visit to places such as Machu Picchu in Peru, Provence, Jordan, Rocky Mountains, the Amazon, Napa Valley in California, Egypt, Cape Breton Island, Mongolia, Tanzania and Kenya, Antarctica, Italy, Rajasthan, Australia, Turkey’s Cappadocia region, Beijing, Galapagos, Victoria Falls in Africa, Argentina’s Lake District and Istria, promise to be life-changing.

With the same Mediterranean climate as parts of Italy and France—but relatively less developed and more wallet-friendly—Croatia’s Istria peninsula is attracting winemakers and chefs who aren’t afraid of taking chances. Base yourself at a vineyard and set out to try lush red Terans and fruity Malvasia whites and indulge in all the delicacies hidden in this region.