Still unsure as to where to travel in 2016? To help you find your perfect holiday we asked a number of bloggers to share their personal recommendations on where to visit in 2016. Some well-known favourites as well as emerging locations topped the list:
Cuba, nominated by Anoushka Probyn of anoushkaprobyn.biz
Now that America and Cuba have fully resumed diplomatic relations, the largest island in the Caribbean is fast evolving to become a must-see tourist destination as the country undergoes huge changes. Beyond the vibrant capital of Havana personified by the world famous Club Tropicana cabaret, Cuba retains its charm and provides a unique cultural experience combined with miles of unspoilt white-sand beaches.
Mauritius, nominated by Lucy of absolutelylucy.com
The volcanic island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean offers idyllic beaches for sun-seekers as well as world-class diving and snorkelling. Beyond the beautiful coastline, its Black River Gorges National Park is home to some of the world’s rarest animals too.
Egypt, nominated by Lyndsay of fizzypeaches.com
The ancient pyramids of Egypt may have stood for thousands of years but they continue to fascinate visitors. Tourists flock to the Great Pyramids of Giza to witness first hand some of the world’s most iconic historical structures.
Cape Town, nominated by Hannah Layford of raspberrykitsch.com
Defined by the stunning Table Mountain as a backdrop, the delightful city of Cape Town is an essential destination on any visit to South Africa. This mesmerizing metropolis is home to some of the finest wine tasting in the world with award-winning vineyards prominent in the Constanita Valley and beyond.
New York, nominated by Lois Waller of bunnipunch.co.uk
As a city break destination, New York remains a hugely popular location for tourists all year round. The opening of the One World Observatory providing stunning views of Manhattan and the new Whitney Museum of American Art are sure to whet the appetite for a visit to The Big Apple this year.
Tasmania, nominated by Edwina Elizabeth of thelifeofstuff.com
Beyond the mainland of Australia lies the enchanting island of Tasmania. As well as its rugged wilderness it also boasts beautiful coastal scenery making it a must see destination for adventurous travellers as part of any trip Down Under.
Bali, nominated by Lou Archell of littlegreenshedblog.co.uk
Known for its exotic charm, the Indonesian island of Bali remains a hugely popular year-round holiday destination offering beautiful beaches and spectacular scenery in equal measure. Amongst the abundance of accommodation on offer, hotels set in lush tropical gardens make the ideal setting to relax and un-wind.
Seoul, nominated by Dave Brett of traveldave.co.uk
With a population of 10 million people, Seoul is an intriguing alternative to other well-trodden cities in Asia. Boasting a fascinating fusion of modern skyscrapers and Buddhist temples, Seoul has a hugely efficient subway system which is the ideal way to explore the capital of South Korea.
Maldives, nominated by Remie of remiesluxuryblog.com
Unrivalled as a destination of outstanding beauty, the Maldives is renowned as a blissfully romantic getaway defining paradise. This idyllic spot in the Indian Ocean comprising of nearly 1200 islands offers unrivalled pristine white beaches and bright turquoise sea and remains a dream holiday destination.
Where will you be heading in 2016? We’d love to hear your travel destination inspirations! #2016Travelinspo