Do you ever wish you could just get away from it all? Disconnect from the iPhone and de-stress somewhere? Well, now you can! Check out our top places to lose yourself for national Marooned Without a Compass Day (November 6th)!

1. Fiordland National Park – New Zealand

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The sheer breadth and beauty of the Fiordland National Park is indescribable. It’s postcard perfect in every way. Spend the day (or several) here wandering through the trails, observing flora and fauna, hiking, biking or kayaking. Make sure to visit the Doubtful Sound and the Milford Sound, they won’t disappoint!

2. Camden, London – England

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Camden, London is a very different and often unexplored section of this iconic city. The windy roads are lined with artists and boutique cafes and stores. To truly experience London, put away your map and enjoy this eclectic area.

3. Mauritius

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Mauritius is a gorgeous island off the southeast coast of Africa. It is one of the top destinations in the world because of its international community, tropical climate, pristine beaches and top of the line hotels. Feel free to wander on the beaches all day, and the capital Port Louis all night!

4. Tamarindo – Costa Rica

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Tamarindo is my happy place. This little surfer town in Costa Rica is simple, welcoming and a place where you will meet people from every walk of life. Mingle with the locals at the beach, meet some college kids eating the best nachos you’ve ever had or sit by yourself and enjoy the picture perfect scenery. It’s easy to immerse yourself in the culture of pura vida lifestyle of Tamarindo.

5. South Iceland

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Iceland is a gorgeous country filled with lava beds, mountains and everything in between. To get the most out of your stay, I recommend going to South Iceland which is where pretty much everything is located. However, if you truly want to get lost, check out the other areas as well and I assure you, you will see the most beautiful landscapes.

Where do you want to lose yourself?


Gabbi Ewing is a rising junior studying Journalism as well as Film & Television at NYU. She is a New Jersey native who enjoys traveling, writing, skiing, and swimming. She hopes to travel the world, but her next adventure is taking her to Sydney, Australia to study with NYU. She aspires to work for National Geographic or Discovery Channel and to use her film, photography and writing skills to help people experience new cultures and places that they don't have the opportunity to travel to themselves.

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