January is the time of year when everyone announces (and breaks) their new year’s resolutions, look to improve their health, or land that dream job. It is also a time of year when we start to plan where to go on our next big holiday.
Every traveller is looking to discover the next great holiday destination. Last year it was Burma and Cambodia, but this year there are some new and interesting places on the horizon.
So where are the best places to go in 2013? Here’s our selection of top hotspots to give you some inspiration…
What’s the first thing that springs to mind when you think of New Zealand? Could it be hobbits by any chance? Thanks to ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogy, this fairytale village placed New Zealand firmly on the map for 2013. Visitors can enjoy dramatic scenery, crystal clear lakes and endless adventure.
Africa is an immensely large country, with so many places still unknown to the world. It is home to some of the world’s largest rainforests, with diverse wildlife from elephants to mountain gorillas. With so many amazing safari camps designed specifically for holidaymakers, a holiday to Africa is guaranteed to be an unforgettable experience.
The World Cup and the Olympics may be a few years away, but everyone’s attention has turned to Brazil, following the success of the London 2012 Olympics. Rio de Janeiro is already gearing up for the 2016 Olympics and the spectacular Rio Carnival this February. Sao Paulo is another exciting city with a lot to offer, from bars and boutique restaurants.
We can all take a deep breath now that the Mayan calendar predictions are over, and truly enjoy what Mexico has to offer in 2013. The Mayan Riviera along the Caribbean Sea has often been a playground for the rich and famous, but with new direct flights from BA and Virgin, now everyone can enjoy this scenic destination. A Mexico holiday will entice any traveller with an interest in beaches, history, and culture.
Surprisingly, Kashmir holidays has been hailed as the new skiing destination. Tucked away in the north west of India, in the Himalayas, lies the country’s most popular ski resort, Gulmarg. A holiday to kashmir promises a truly authentic experience, whether you choose to visit the world’s highest gondola, mingle with local kashmerians, or tuck into some scrumptious exotic foods.
Just in case you’re still in need of a little more inspiration – here’s a few more of our favourites for 2013…Maldives, Thailand, Sri Lanka, US, Mauritius, Malaysia, Barbados, Singapore, St Lucia and Vietnam.
Would you like some help with your next holiday?
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