These qualities make Virgos one of the best friends to have

Amazing facts about Virgos

Anyone born between August 23 to September 22 is categorized as a Virgo.

And while you may know a few things about the star sign, here are some amazing facts you may not have known about the sixth astrological sign in the Zodiac.

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Virgos are perfectionists, which makes them excellent workers. So it's no surprise fellow virgo, Queen Bey, runs the world.

Some of the best career choices for Virgos are: writer, journalist, nutritionist, statistician and police officer.

While Virgos are incredibly independent, they often need someone to encourage them to step out of their comfort zone.

Virgos are the most compatible with Taurus, Capricorn and Cancer signs.

Virgos are extremely analytical, but apart from exercising their mind, virgos love being physically active.

They are often described as grounded and humble, which relates back to the element associated with their star sign -- Earth. So it's no surprise then that Virgos love animals, being outside, healthy eating and reading.

Virgos are the best friends to go to if you need to talk through a problem. Since they are logical thinkers, they will give you an honest answer, but to be a good friend back to a virgo, you might have to dig a little deeper. Virgos tend to come off aloof because they don't like showing emotion.

All in all -- Virgos are definitely the most calm, cool and collected of the zodiac sign.

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Best places to travel for zodiac sign (My Domaine)
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Best places to travel for zodiac sign (My Domaine)

Marrakesh, Morocco

Who: Pisces (February 20–March 20) are naturally artistic and intuitive. They love the idea of escaping reality and exploring the globe. Pisces crave alone time to reflect and stay in touch with their emotions.

Where: Marrakech, Morocco, is calling! You'll feel as if you've stepped into another world when you wander the winding alleyways filled with merchants selling fragrant spices, fresh olives, and hand-painted ceramic wares. Be sure to visit Majorelle Garden, a 12-acre botanical garden in the heart of the city, owned by famed fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent, for a quiet moment of solitude.

Photo: Courtesy of Pullman Hotels

Yosemite National Park, California

Who: Aries (March 21–April 20) are known for being courageous, energetic, and impulsive. They love physical challenges and spending their time outdoors.

Where: California's Yosemite National Park is a nature lover's playground. Hire a car and drive through Mammoth Lakes to see the spectacular park entrance. Be sure to stay for more than a weekend to explore the trails and spot wildlife like black beers and woodpeckers. If you're a seasoned hiker, apply for a permit in advance to do the iconic Half Dome day hike.

Photo: Doc Miles

Granada, Spain

Who: Taurus (April 21–May 21) are true romantics at heart. On weekends, they love to unwind by cooking, gardening, and spending time with loved ones.

Where: Granada beckons. The Spanish city is a cultural hub that boasts delectable tapas dishes and streets pulsing with music and the rhythm of local flamenco dancers. Add the Alhambra Palace to your must-see list; the stunning fortress has lacy Islamic archways and a gorgeous manicured garden that sprawls for miles.

Photo: Rolf Hicker

Tulum, Mexico

Who: Geminis (May 22–June 21) love company. They're a social bunch who are curious and talkative. They're also quick learners and love to explore new places, especially if they're only a short flight away.

Where: With its soft sand beaches and azure waves, Tulum, Mexico, is always a good idea and a perfect destination to see with friends. Indulge your curious side by exploring the Mayan ruins in Tulum National Park.

Photo: Iztok Alf Kurnik

Lisbon, Portugal

Who: Cancers (June 22–July 22) are artistic and highly imaginative. Close friendships are important to them, and they love catching up over a good meal.

Where: Lisbon, Portugal, is your ideal next destination. Art aficionados will love the vibrant street art scene, while foodies can flock to Time Out Mercado da Ribeira, a gourmet food hall where the country's most talented chefs serve up culinary delights. Don't miss the creamy Portuguese tarts—they're worth the long line.

Photo: Vacances Bleues

Chicago, Illinois

Who: Leos (July 23–August 21) love to go on vacation. They're less inclined to travel far but are happy to splash out and indulge their love for the arts and their theatrical side.

Where: London and New York often top the list of amazing performance cities, but theater buffs should add Chicago to their flight-alert list. Take a look at the Broadway shows playing at the Goodman and Chicago theaters, or visit Second City for a comedy scene, with alums like Tina Fey and Steve Carell.

Photo: Vladimir Mitrovic

Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Who: Virgos (August 22–September 23) rarely take a break, so choosing a relaxing vacation destination is paramount. They love nature, healthy food, and cleanliness.

Where: Consider Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland. The quaint town is quintessentially Swiss, with wood cabins, red Swiss flag bunting, and colorful window boxes. Jump on the funicular to Jungfrau, one of the most accessible mountains in the Bernese Alps. On a clear day, you can see as far as Germany and France.

Photo: Ravi S.R.

Sydney, Australia

Who: Libras (September 24–October 23) are intellectual, fair-minded, and diplomatic. They like to share experiences with others, appreciate natural beauty, and love to settle down with a good book.

Where: Australia's Harbor City combines sparkling world-class beaches with a bursting restaurant scene and plenty of natural attractions. Take your pick of picturesque beaches to throw down a towel and read a book—Tamarama, Balmoral, and Gordon's Bay are our picks. Venture out of town for a weekend trip to the Blue Mountains for awe-inspiring natural rock formations and dense bushland.

Photo: Eugene Tam for Aquabumps

Burano, Italy

Who: Scorpios (October 24–November 22) are brave, passionate, and honest. They're natural-born leaders who rarely take a break.

Where: Take a moment to relax in Burano, Italy. The vibrant city is filled with waterfront buildings painted with rainbow hues and colored awnings. You'll get on with the passionate Italian people, and if you feel the urge to flex your mind, download an Italian language app and try to order your next pasta in the local tongue.

Photo: Stevan ZZ

Madagascar, Africa

Who: Sagittarians (November 23–December 22) are curious and energetic. They're adventure seekers who crave freedom.

Where: Madagascar, an island off the coast of Africa, has a unique mix of attractions for those who look beyond busy capital cities for vacation. From the lush rainforests to the white beaches and colorful reeves, Madagascar houses thousands of animal species you won't find anywhere else in the world.

Photo: Dennis Van de Water

Jasper National Park, Canada

Who: Capricorns (December 23–January 20) are family oriented. They're practical and often serious, with a lot of discipline.

Where: Test your disciplined nature at Jasper National Park in the Canadian Rockies. Located in Alberta, the park has subalpine forests and an immense ice field, perfect for those determined to push their physical limits, or take the family on an outdoor escape.

Photo: Via Edu Photograhy

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Who: Aquarians (January 21–February 19) fight boredom at all costs. They seek out original adventures and love being independent.

Where: Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, is an island in the Persian Gulf. You'll never have to worry about boredom during a trip to Abu Dhabi, thanks to an itinerary packed with sailing, historic sights, shopping and desert safaris.

Photo: Nicole S. Young

Marrakesh by Design by Maryam Montague
Lisbon Street Art by Photographs by Rob Wilkinson, $113.91
AIA Guide to Chicago by American Institute of Architects Chicago, $22.51
The Alhambra by Robert Irwin, $13.67
Madagascar by Xavier Van der Strappen, $169.13
Yosemite by Kate Nearpass Ogden, $19.35

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