Circling the Globe in 2014

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Indonesia and Nicaragua. Pictures from CNTRaveller

I started the circling the globe during 2014 trend with the NYTimes 52 Places to go in 2014 post. So I feel we should follow up with two more, Conde Nast Traveller and Refinery29. Conde Nast has made the list Top 10 Destinations to Watch in 2014. These are their top picks.

  1. INDONESIA-  Tropical islands to suit all tastes
  2. TEXAS-  The Lone Star State with a hipster edge
  3. NICARAGUA – Be first to discover Latin America’s most exciting emerging destination
  4. BHUTAN – Tread softly in the Happiest Place on Earth
  5. TANZANIA – The ultimate beach and bush destination
  6. CHENGDU – Hot springs, hot food, and giant pandas
  7. MALLORCA – An alternative to Ibiza – the Balearic island to rediscover
  8. URUGUAY – The South American alternative to Brazil
  9. BRITAIN – Right now there’s no place like home
  10. RWANDA & UGANDA – Africa’s emerging safari hotspot
Tanzania and Chengdu
Tanzania and Chengdu.  Pictures from CNTraveller

Bhutan made me very interested. I might start looking into the aman resorts ther! To recap, their destinations to watch in 2012 Burma, Jordan, Sri Lanka, Colombia, Vietnam, London, Great Barrier Reef, The Arctic, Abu Dhabi and Marrakech The ones for 2013 were: Brazil, Philippines, Amsterdam, Congo, The Galápagos Islands, Kashmir, Mexico, New Zealand, Panama, Oman

Refinery29 very adequately made the 29 Places You HAVE To Visit In 2014. What where the ones  they chose:

Pemba Island- Zanzibar, Oman, Iceland, Ningaloo Reef – Australia. Photos courtesy of Refinery29
Pemba Island- Zanzibar, Oman, Iceland, Ningaloo Reef – Australia. Photos courtesy of Refinery29
  1. Pemba Island, Zanzibar
  2. Puerto Escondido, Mexico
  3. Rossland, British Columbia
  4. Oman
  5. Brazil
  6. Iceland
  7. Dominica Island, Caribbean
  8. Louisville, Kentucky
  9. Cape Town, South Africa
  10. Jose Ignacio, Uruguay
  11. Copenhagen, Denmark
  12. Ningaloo Reef – Australia
  13. Riga, Latvia
  14. Beverly Hills, California
  15. Frozen Lakes, Finland
  16. The Galapagos, Ecuador
  17. Stratford-upon-Avon, England
  18. Siem Reap, Cambodia
  19. Big Sky, Montana
  20. Pranbury, Thailand
  21. Bordeaux, France
  22. Sri Lanka
  23. Charleston, South Carolina
  24. Raja Ampat Islands, Indonesia
  25. Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica
  26. Marrakesh, Morocco
  27. Peniche, Portugal
  28. Scotland
  29. Goa, India

I have only been to 4 out of this list! lots of places to go.

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