12 Monumental Vacation Experiences That Will Change Your Life

Like a penchant for good wine and refined home décor trends, traveling tastes change and mature with age. While a may have great allure in your 20s, it can sound downright exhausting in your 30s. Likewise, going all-out on an extravagant trip to might be more within reach after retirement than when you’re .

So which experiences belong on the ultimate bucket list of a lifetime? Here, we've pinpointed the vacations that are best suited to every decade of your life. Not only will they reveal the person you truly are (a solo sojourn in your 20s is a must), but they're also the best strategy for a happy and fulfilling life (studies confirm ).

Keep scrolling for three life-changing experiences to have in your 20s, 30s, 40s, and beyond.