Most travellers look for new destinations and experiences, either to visit or add to their ever growing bucket list. We’ve carefully selected a few you might consider, picked by our own travel pros.
While cheap flights help one to see more of the world, great destinations are everything.
This small fishing village has become a favorite among travelers for its picturesque harbour and brightly colored homes along the shore. A popular destination not far from Genoa and Florence, this is a definite day trip when in the area. This is a little town to explore, so just wander the streets and take in the sites.
Accommodations: Piccolo Hotel Portofino
Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
Surreal outdoor beauty surrounds this tiny town on the west coast of Vancouver Island, from temperate rainforests to rugged coastlines, where activities like surfing, whale watching, hiking and more draw a growing number of annual visitors. Visit the Pacific Rim park and Wild Pacific trail when visiting.
Accommodations: Tofino Resorts and Marina
Nestled within the alps, Tyrol is known for its ski resorts and historic sites. Visit the Burgenwelt castle, Swarovski Kristallwelten, the Kufstein Fortress, or the Kaiserjäger Museum. Or for the more adventurous, try the Highline179, a narrow suspension footbridge that’s sure to leave you speechless at 114 meters (370 feet) high.
Popular with Europeans for travel, the city of Copenhagen isn’t to be overlooked. With plenty of interesting architecture and cutting edge design, and upcoming neighborhoods like Jægersborggade are being completed transformed.
Accommodations: Tivoli Hotel
Banff, Alberta, Canada
The majestic mountain of Banff provided the perfect backdrop to an otherwise amazing view in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. While most that visit will go to Lake Louise, be sure to also take in Moraine Lake when there.
Accommodations: Rimrock Resort Hotel
Coron, Palawan, Philippines
If the journey is the reward, then a trip to Palawan is the place to go. Recipient of The Best Island in the World (Travel + Leisure) it might also make the perfect getaway if you’re looking for something more remote and off the grid. You can even go on Safari and see giraffes, zebra and antelope. How they got there is another story. Also amazing diving and beaches to be found.
Accommodations: The Funny Lion