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First, there is a 25th birthday and then there is THE 25th birthday. From this onwards, you are considered to be an adult, both by parents and the government (if you get my drift…). This is the right time, and the perfect occasion, to travel your heart out and quench your thirst to navigate to disparate places. Whether you are the adventurous kind, a party person, or just an easy-goer; just go out, explore fascinating destinations, celebrate it any weird way you like, and have an unforgettable 25th birthday.

To celebrate the end of the first quarter of your life, make a new beginning by ticking off at least one of these gorgeous places to celebrate your 25th birthday!

Top 25 Places To Celebrate Your 25th Birthday

Here is a list of all the top places that you can visit to celebrate the most special birthday in the most special manner. There is nothing more memorable than traveling afar to an exotic location, and our tailored blog of places to celebrate your 25th birthday can help you do just that. From adventure lovers and party animals to backpackers and solo runners, there is something or the other definitely mentioned in the list below. Check them out! 

  • Africa: For A Wild Safari 
  • Italy: Speed Rush In Monza
  • Manali: The Ultimate Adventures In The Valleys
  • Periyar National Park: Walk Around At Wee Hours Of Night
  • Rishikesh: Adventures On The Holy Soil
  • Brazil: Party (Dhoom Style) In Rio De Janeiro
  • Vegas, US: BET Your Birthday To Be Super-Exciting
  • Goa: Birthday On The Coasts
  • Mumbai: Be A Part Of Eclectic Nightlife
  • Budapest: Have Fun At A Bath Party
  • Australia: Drive Along The Great Ocean Road
  • Norway: Out Of The World Experience On Atlantic Road
  • Tawang: The Untouched Landscapes
  • Munnar: Stunning Hairpin Twists
  • Leh: Bike Lover’s Paradise
  • Singapore: Cruise Your Way To Thailand
  • New Zealand: To The Magic Of Raglan
  • Kanyakumari: At The Southernmost Tip
  • Andaman Island: On Pristine Beaches
  • Turkey: On The Mystical Land
  • Costa Rica: The Colorful Way Of Spanish Heritage
  • North East: To The Unadulterated Beauty
  • Himalayan Range: To The Immaculate Land Of Himalayas
  • Iceland: To The Vibrant World Of Reykjavik
  • Kasol: To The Euphoria

For Adventurous Spirits With A Dash Of Style

Here are a few international and domestic places both where you can enjoy your 25th birthday while embracing nature and thrill that it has to offer. Mark your favorites down, already!

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1. Africa: For A Wild Safari 

A herd of Zebras with the beautiful sunset backdrop in Africa

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Fancy a wild birthday amidst the jungle of Africa with lions roaring and zebras running around? What better way to celebrate your special 25th birthday than to be in the middle of the wilderness; close to nature. And for the photographers at heart, no destination can serve as a better place to capture nature so diverse.
Best Restaurants: Angama Mara – Kenya, Sasakwa – Tanzania, The Olive Exclusive – Namibia
Must-Visit: Cairo, Cape Town, Victoria Falls
Things To Do: Wildlife safari, Luxor temple tour at night, Explore the coast in Ghana

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2. Italy: Speed Rush In Monza

Racing cars on the Monza circuit of Italy

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Does speed, cars, gears, and the zooming sound entice you? Well, then the host of the next Italian Grand Prix is the place for you! You ask why? Well, you get racing cars, chilled beer, and Italian babes/hunks at one single destination. It is surely among the best places to celebrate your 25th birthday if cars are what keeps you going. Do I need to say more, fellas? Plus, Italy during summer is unarguably a sunny slice of heaven.
Best Restaurants: Osteria Francescana – Modena, Piazza Duomo – Alba, Ratanà – Milan
Must-Visit: Rome, Florence, Venice
Things To Do: Enjoy Opera in Verona’s Roman Arena, Explore ancient Rome, Tour Venice in a Gondola

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3. Manali: The Ultimate Adventures In The Valleys 

A paraglider in the beautiful valley of Manali

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Manali can surely send you in a thrill-trance! From scenic views to lush greenery to adventurous things, Manali is India’s New Zealand and hence among the beautiful local places to celebrate your 25th birthday! Go paragliding, kayaking, zorbing, skiing, fishing, rafting, mountaineering, hiking, camping, driving, tripping, and what not!
Best Restaurants: Rose Garden, Johnson’s Cafe, Oven in the Garden
Must-Visit: Hadimba Temple, Solang Valley, Jogini Waterfalls
Things To Do: Mountain Biking, Skiing, Riverside Camping

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4. Periyar National Park: Walk Around At Wee Hours Of Night

Inquisitive tourists on the night walks in Periyar National Park in Kerala

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You can feel the wallop of being in the middle of nowhere with wild animals surrounding you. Though an elephant reserve and a tiger reserve, you will definitely get your fill of jungle cats, wild pigs, sloth bears, viper snakes, and king cobras, among the rich flora of the place. What more do you want from the places to celebrate your 25th birthday rather than to please your adventurous soul?
Best Restaurants: Spice Garden Restaurant, Ambadi Restaurant, Ebony’s Cafe Restaurant
Must-Visit: Kumily, Ramakkalmedu, Chellarkovil
Things To Do: Night safari, Jungle tour, Sightseeing

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5. Rishikesh: Adventures On The Holy Soil 

Asia’s highest bungee jumping in Rishikesh

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The mini Vancouver of India, Rishikesh provides you with all sorts of adrenaline-pumping and thrill-seeking adventures. Besides all sorts of conventional adventuresome activities, you get to experience Asia’s highest bungee-jumping here. The pioneer of river-rafting and camping, this place is perfect for your grand celebration with a mini budget.
Best Restaurants: Cafe de Goa, Honey Hut, The Big Fiddler
Must-Visit: Lakshman Jhula, Ganga Aarti
Things To Do: White-water rafting, camping, trekking

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If Party Is The Mantra For You

For all those party animals for whom the best thing about turning 25 is that you are an ‘adult’ as per the government too (if you know, you know), here are the best options that you can add to your bucket list. Time to update it! 

6. Brazil: Party(Dhoom Style) In Rio De Janeiro

The town of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil renowned for its carnivals and energy

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Are you a Dhoom fan? Or a Hrithik Roshan fan? Well, here is your chance to party in his style. Make your trip a never-ending party here. Indulge in full-of-life carnivals, engaging beach parties, inquisitive sight-seeing, and incessant meetings with new people – a sure way to have an envious birthday celebration. Brazil is definitely one of the top places to visit for birthday celebration.
Best Restaurants: A Figueira Rubaiyat, Mani
Must-Visit: Cristo Redentor and Corcovado, Rio de Janeiro. Cristo Redentor
Things To Do: Cultural tour, Sightseeing

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7. Vegas, US: BET Your Birthday To Be Super-Exciting 

People enjoying the casino party in Las Vegas

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What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. You ought to follow this simple instruction. Party like an animal, fall in love, fall out of love, drink like a fish, gambles like a madman, and dance like a maniac. Trust, you would not be the only one. After all, Vegas does have a reputation to uphold, buddy. It is definitely among the list of crazy and wild places to celebrate your 25th birthday!
Best Restaurants: Bardot Brasserie, Twist by Pierre Gagnaire, Ferraro’s Restaurant & Wine Bar
Must-Visit: The Strip, Fremont Street Experience, Helicopter Rides over Las Vegas
Things To Do: Casino-experience, Night tour

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8. Goa: Birthday On The Coasts 

A group of friends enjoying on the beaches of Goa

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The Mecca for party animals and aqua lovers in India, this place is the favorite and most obvious choice for celebrations and parties. Luxurious cruises, boutique resorts, private beaches, water sports, and lots of booze. Now, this is THE perfect way to celebrate your 25th birthday.
Best Restaurants: Fusion Restaurant, Shambhavi Restaurant, Amparo Bar and Restaurant
Must-Visit: Baga Beach, Anjuna Beach, Chapora Fort
Things To Do: Partying, Food Tour, Beach Sports

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9. Mumbai: Be A Part Of Eclectic Nightlife 

A happening party in the clubs of Mumbai

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Ye hai Mumbai meri Jaan! This never-sleeping city is one of the top contenders for The Best Night Life. Flowing booze, constant hum of music, and sweet chatter of typical Mumbaikars will make your birthday an eventful one. A BYOB (Bring Your Own Booze) party is a must-try. Also, one of the safest cities for women, Mumbai will definitely become your favorite on your first visit.
Best Restaurants: Tanatan, Peshwa Pavilion, Ummrao
Must-Visit: Gateway of India, Marine Drive, Elephanta Caves
Things To Do: Vada Pav tasting, Sightseeing, Exploring Bollywood landmarks

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10. Budapest: Have Fun At A Bath Party 

 An indulging bath party in Budapest

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If you have ever wanted to indulge in a thermal bath party then here is your chance. Meet new people in these “not so exclusive” parties and enjoy your birthday and splash around with them. This special type of clubbing while being in swimwear and soaking in the hot water is a sure way to have a unique and definitely enjoyable birthday experience.
Best Restaurants: UNCENSORED Restaurant, Laurel Budapest, Stand Étterem
Must-Visit: Buda Castle, Fisherman’s Bastion, Hero’s Square 
Things To Do: Walk Across the Chain Bridge, Take a trip to the Thermal Baths

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On Your Merry Way For A Road Trip

If driving is what keeps you going in life, we have curated a list of all the top roads that you should not miss out on. All of these roads have plenty to offer in terms of adventure and landscapes. Get your cars ready, eh?!

11. Australia: Drive Along The Great Ocean Road 

The breathtaking stretch of The Great Ocean Road in Australia

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Buddy, if this awesome scenery of the road doesn’t allure you then you seriously need to consult a doctor. I mean, the exquisite combination of the moist ocean breeze, soft whisperings of crashing waves, light music in your rented car, unending blue expanse of ocean, and delightful scenery can prove to be so therapeutic that you will emerge as a new rejuvenated soul after this road journey. There is no way we can deny Australia as a top choice for a birthday destination.
Best Restaurants: Attica, Momofuku Seiobo, Quay
Must-Visit: Sydney Opera House, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
Things To Do: Water sports, Climb the Sydney Opera House, Popular attractions tour

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12. Norway: Out Of The World Experience On Atlantic Road

One of the best roads in the world-The Atlantic Road in Norway

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A road trip along this highway is my personal favorite way to celebrate my 25th Birthday. High waves crashing into your car while you drive along this stretch. Once in a life-time experience, this style of your birthday celebration will prove to be unmatched.
Best Restaurants: Gapahuken Restaurant, Hoven Restaurant
Must-Visit: Bergen, Tromsø, Geirangerfjord 
Things To Do: Camping, Snow-adventure tour, Northern Lights tour

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13. Tawang: The Untouched Landscapes 

The treacherous trail of the highway from Guwahati to Tawang

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Still not a much-commercialized tourist destination, Tawang holds some magical splendor about it. The untouched landscapes and non-littered spots can take you for a spin. Not a conventional choice for a road trip, this stretch has its own bewitching qualities. A celebration in all its true sense!
Best Restaurants: The Dragon, Orange Restaurant & Lounge Bar, Dharma Coffee House
Must-Visit: Tawang War Memorial, Panga Teng Tso Lake, Bumla Pass
Things To Do: Spiritual Retreat, Cultural tour, Sightseeing

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14. Munnar: Stunning Hairpin Twists

The spiral track of the highway from Chennai to Munnar

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This beautiful colonial hill station of tea plantation is a destination worth a road trip. The breath-taking aura of this journey will make you realize you truly are a part of an extraordinary world. You will get to see the creativity with which the higher being has painted these beautiful landscapes complete with various waterfalls and natural water sources.
Best Restaurants: Hotel Gurubhavan, Saravana Bhavan, Tea Tales Cafe
Must-Visit: Kundala Lake, Eravikulam National Park, Mattupetty
Things To Do: Road Trip, Hiking, Camping, Food tour

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15. Leh: Bike Lover’s Paradise

The splendid stretch of daring highways from Manali to Leh

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This spectacular stretch has been a dream road journey for many. The highways lined with snow-clad mountains, steep slopes, abrupt valleys, misguiding water reserves, and all of this with a limited amount of oxygen. If you haven’t fulfilled this dream yet, then now is the time. And even if you have, it’s not like the second time is too many.
Best Restaurants: The Tibetan Kitchen, Lamayuru Restaurant
Must-Visit: Leh Palace, Shanti Stupa, Spituk Gompa
Things To Do: Hiking, Camping, Sightseeing

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For Those Who Love The Sea

Another way to celebrate you turning 25 is to embrace the calm and sudden ferocious waves of the sea. Just imagine witnessing the sun setting in the ocean as you glide along. Check out the best cruise routes below!

16. Singapore: Cruise Your Way To Thailand

The fascinating blue water beach of Thailand

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Vast expanse of blue water engulfed by darkness with light occasionally reflecting of it will give you an incredible feeling. Now add in the factor of your birthday and the extraordinary factor doubles. Yes, a novelty it is and a sure-shot way to have a most happening birthday with the company of your selection.
Best Restaurants: Restaurant Ibid, Odette, Burnt Ends
Must-Visit: Chinatown, Singapore Zoo
Things To Do: Cable Car Ride in Sentosa, Night Safari

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17. New Zealand: To The Magic Of Raglan

The fun cruise to Raglan in New Zealand

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The luster of water with the reflections of magical sunsets and brilliant sunrises can make your day. And so can your special birthday. Take a pick of your favorite friends and cruise away to this exotic destination. A lively surf town, this place is famous for its black sand coastline. Come to think of it, you can get thousands of pictures of your special birthday celebrations.
Best Restaurants: Arbour Restaurant, Riverstone Kitchen, Sidart Restaurant
Must-Visit: Auckland, Queenstown, Christchurch
Things To Do: Wine-tasting on Waiheke Island, Kayaking, Sightseeing 

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18. Kanyakumari: At The Southernmost Tip

The southernmost tip of India — Kanyakumari

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Cruise away to the southernmost tip of India and celebrate your special birthday. White water and high waves will make you feel as if you are standing in the middle of the water. The feeling you get when high waves engulf you for a moment is indescribable. On a clear day, you may get to see the silhouette of Sri Lanka.
Best Restaurants: Sea View Restaurant, Zam Zam Restaurant
Must-Visit: Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Thiruvalluvar Statue
Things To Do: Religious tour, Road trip, Photography

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19. Andaman Island: On Pristine Beaches 

The brilliance of the beaches of Andaman Island

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These magnificent islands are truly bestowed with paradisiacal beauty. The clear water and the feel of warm sand between your toes while blowing the candles on your 25th birthday cake. Oh, what an ideal birthday it is going to be for you. Just saying.
Best Restaurants: Sea Dragon Restaurant, New Lighthouse Restaurant, The Bayview
Must-Visit: Havelock Island, Radhanagar Beach, Viper Island
Things To Do: Snorkeling, Sightseeing

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For People With “Backpacking” Streak

If your idea of a birthday celebration is to enjoy a budget trip all across the world, here are the top spots to go backpacking. Make sure you have all the items necessary for backpacking if you wish to travel on a budget on your 25th birthday. 

20. Turkey: On The Mystical Land 

Hot-air ballooning in the beautiful backdrop of Turkey

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If you want to add a dash of mystic and fairytale to your birthday, then Turkey is the place for you. This country will definitely not burn a hole in your pocket. You will get some seriously awesome experiences like hot-air ballooning, open-air museums, traditionally prepared authentic Turkish food, hiking, trekking, whirling dancing, and such among others.
Best Restaurants: Nicole Restaurant, Hünkar
Must-Visit: Cappadocia, Ankara
Things To Do: Hot-air balloon ride, Turkish coffee tour

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21. Costa Rica: The Colorful Way Of Spanish Heritage 

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Golf around, boat, cruise to Guanacaste, surf, snorkel, scuba-dive, hike, rappel, and beach hop to celebrate your birthday in a unique way. This rugged and rainforested country has a lot to offer you in terms of activities. And if you want to relax and just take in the view then there are numerous beaches and public terraces to enjoy the view.
Best Restaurants: La Criollita, Lizard King Café, La Pecora Nera
Must-Visit: San José, Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio
Things To Do: Water sports, Sightseeing

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22. North East: To The Unadulterated Beauty 

The unadulterated world of North East India

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Pack your bags and let the hidden explorer inside you dominate. The flawless beauty of this region will entice you to go further and look out for some virgin locations which can be your personal heaven. The beautiful rock caves or unsuspecting locations behind the waterfalls totally have the potential to be your secret.
Best Restaurants: Thotrin Cafe, Indian Accent
Must-Visit: Darjeeling, Kolkata, Siliguri
Things To Do: Tea-plantation tour, Sightseeing

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23. Himalayan Range: To The Immaculate Land Of Himalayas

The immaculate land of Himalayas

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Get ready to have an experience of your life. You can’t even begin to imagine the plethora of secrets and hidden treasures the Himalayas have. Backpacking to the Himalayas can be your most innovative way to celebrate the first quarter of your life. The phenomenal beauty and remarkable terrains of the Himalayas have the potential to leave you in awe.
Best Restaurants: Joshi Restaurant, The New Himalaya Negi Dhaba
Must-Visit: Bhutan, Kathmandu, Pokhara
Things To Do: Trekking, Camping

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For Those Who Love Their Solitude

Not everyone is a party goer or a people’s person. Hence, here are the spots for you introverts who love their solitude as much as the millenials love their sleep. Check them all out below! 

24. Iceland: To The Vibrant World Of Reykjavik

The vibrant art festival in Reykjavik in Iceland

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You will be surprised and impressed with what this small city has to offer in terms of activities, art and culture. The constant shower of art festivals and music festivals will never let you have a dull moment during your celebrations. It will make your birthday a vibrant and lively affair. Engage in different actions and have a blast of your life.
Best Restaurants: Old Iceland, Grillmarkaðurinn, Flame Veitingahús
Must-Visit: Reykjavík, Thingvellir National Park, Jökulsárlón
Things To Do: Northern Lights tour, Trekking, Sightseeing

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25. Kasol: To The Euphoria

The euphoric world of Kasol

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Go and reinvent yourself on your 25th birthday. Re-acquaint with your true self in the calm and soothing setting of this place. With cool co-tourists around you, this is a good place to just let go of all your burdens for the moment and celebrate and meet with some new people.
Best Restaurants: MoonDance Kasol Cafe & Bar, The Evergreen
Must-Visit: Tosh Village, Kheer Ganga
Things To Do: Hiking, Camping, Trekking

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So my work is done here, I have provided you with a great many places to celebrate your 25th birthday to make it worth a while. Now you need to turn the wheels in your head and decide where do you want to plan your either of international trip or domestic holiday for your special day! 

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Frequently Asked Questions About Places To Celebrate Your 25th Birthday

Is it safe to travel to national and international destinations in the upcoming weeks or months?

Yes, it is perfectly safe to visit these places as the place has a relatively low number of cases. But don’t take our word for it: check up on the latest travel advisory, Covid-19 measures, and the number of cases before your departure. It is safer to undertake solo travel or with a small group of people to somewhere that is not overly crowded at the moment.

What are some of the best places to celebrate your birthday in India?

Goa, Manali, Rishikesh, Munnar, Tawang, Leh, Ladakh, Sikkim, etc., are some of the best places to celebrate your birthday in India.

What are some of the best hill stations to celebrate your birthday near Delhi?

Manali, Tawang, Kasol, Mcleodganj, Kanatal, Dehradun, Mussoorie, etc., are some of the best hill stations to celebrate your birthday near Delhi.

Which is one of the best beach destinations in India to celebrate your birthday?

There are many beach destinations in India but nothing beats the aura and vibes of Goa when it comes to the best beach destinations in India to celebrate your birthday.

What are some of the best international destinations to celebrate your birthday?

Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Bali, Brazil, etc., are some of the best international destinations to celebrate your birthday.

Which are the best places in the world to visit with friends for birthday celebrations?

Bangkok, Phuket, Australia, New Zealand, Bali, Norway, Iceland, Andaman Islands, etc., are some of the best places in the world to visit with friends for birthday celebrations.

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