Travel can be one of the great cures for lethargy and unhappiness, but when your spirits are low, where should you go?

From blue mountains and blue lagoons to even ‘blue zones’, where resident centenarians seem to know the secret to longevity, there are so many places where feeling blue is a good thing!

We’ve put together a go-to list of 7 top turquoise, cyan, aqua and cobalt blue destinations for you to enjoy!

The Blue Lagoon geothermal spa is one of Iceland’s most visted sites – photo by @suelee124

Temple of Heaven Beijing China

50,000 cobalt blue glazed tiles symbolize heaven on the Temple of Heaven in Beijing

Mt Fuji Japan

Cherry blossom with Mt Fuji & a blue backdrop in Japan

Rabat Morocco

Kasbah of the Udayas in Rabat, Morocco – photo by @pehatcher

Striking hues of the waterways of Venice

Blue Mosque Istanbul Turkey

The mezmerising interior of Sultanahmet Camii or Blue Mosque in Istanbul

Santorini Greece

The unmistakable blue domes of Santorini – photo by @lewis.missuk

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Featured photo: Blue Footed Boobies in the Galapagos Islands

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