The pursuit of pleasure is something that unites human beings as much as the pursuit of happiness and meaning. Finding pleasure drives human beings to try new things, get out of their comfort zone and travel to places they hope will support their passion and love for self-indulgence. Hedonistic travel continues to be a booming industry, with people travelling thousands of miles to get away from it all and have some fun. The world offers many places pleasure seekers can blow off some steam, but what are the favorites?
Here are 10 of ours.
Goa has been a favorite destination for Europeans for years and the beach town continues to thrive with visits from young people looking for some fun. The Indian town continues to draw hedonistic people in, offering them an escape from the rest of the world and a chance to unwind in a place where many cultures have an influence. Known for trance parties that last days on top of volcanoes, Goa has the right party, for the right occasion almost every time.
When people think of Amsterdam they immediately think of wild parties, legalized marijuana and over-indulgence- elements which are associated with any hedonistic destination. Amsterdam pulls the world’s pleasure seekers in with its incredible sites, friendly people, unforgettable nightlife and a laid back vibe that the Dutch have mastered so well.
The beaches of Mexico are beautiful and a huge favorite for Americans who don’t have to travel far for the indulgence and hedonism that the city is well known for. The beaches go hand in hand with the lively nightlife and this is topped with world famous DJs, great food and attractive revelers all looking for a wonderful and unforgettable time.
The saying “what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas” is clear evidence of the spirit of Sin City. People go to Las Vegas to forget their normal lives and throw their cares away for a few days. The gambling, partying, glitz and glamour that Las Vegas is well known for makes it one of the most hedonistic locations on earth. Vegas has its charms and they attract millions of travellers every year from young people celebrating life to poker fans and anyone who just wants to enjoy a good show.
Berlin has always had a label as a cool and edgy city but in the last two decades it has become a dream destination for hedonistic travelers from Europe and the rest of the world. Berlin’s nightlife is such a great part of the city that clubs stay open until 10am the next day. The city also offers different activities according to your tastes, it offers fun for people from all walks of life.
The city of Bangkok is well known for how many foreign visitors it attracts but it’s also home to some of the best nightclubs and parties on earth. Hedonistic travellers get to experience the unforgettable elements of the Thai city and what’s unique about is the merging of the culture, the international appeal and some of the best beaches on the planet.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Rio is home to the world famous carnival, giving it an incredible edge over the other cities. South American cities are well known for parties, dancing, great food and after parties and Rio is no different. The city offers a colourful, glamorous and highly spirited travellers who want to blow off some steam.
Tel Aviv, Israel
Tel Aviv attracts the young, fun and fashionable of the world and these visitors along with Tel Aviv’s blend of culture, nightlife and fashion, are the heartbeat of this city. The city has been nicknamed the “Miami of the Middle East”; after seeing the beautiful beaches and sexy revellers, it’s not hard to see why.
Negril is on this list because of the highly popular resort Hedonism II which is known for partying, sex and liberal visitors. People from all over the world come to Negril to enjoy the experience of drinks in the sun, frolicking on the beach and the best parties with the best music.
Bali is often described as an adults’ playground because it attracts hedonists from all over the world. With the beautiful beaches and greenery as a magnificent backdrop, party-obsessed travellers experience the best nightlife, beachside resorts, expensive drinks and cocktails, in a place that combines the pleasures of the world with spirituality.
If you’re a hedonist looking for a place to escape to and have some fun, all corners of the earth offer a city, resort or destination that provides you with the experience that can be tailored to your needs, providing you with an unforgettable experience. Just remember to respect those you meet and be safe!