According to science, we may be more aware of color while we’re visiting a new place. Ever notice how many of the world’s greatest cities or towns are, well, a bit bland? Maybe seeing a new place sharpens the senses. While some areas are famous, others are more under-the-radar retreats.
But no matter where they are on the globe, these colorful towns are sure to brighten your day. Try going to some new destinations and see for yourself. The pharaohs clearly skimped on the paint budget for the pyramids, but these are our 12 favorite locations you should add to your bucket list to keep your vacation photos from looking a little beige.