Ahoy and a very happy new year, pirates!
Apart from the leftovers, our favourite part of the festive period is when the biggest titles in travel predict their top destinations for the upcoming year. For travel giant National Geographic, the recurring theme across their 28 picks for this year appear to be unusual, rich in both culture and natural beauty.
To help get you started, we've taken our top ten picks from the list! How many have you visited?
1. Mexico City, Mexico
2. Mount Fanjingshan, China
3. Dakar, Sénégal
4. Hoang Lien Son, Vietnam
7. Bisti Nature Reserve, New Mexico, USA
9. Toronto, Canada
Need any more ideas? Head to National Geographic for the full list of locations!