Today most people went back to work after the Christmas break. I was one of the lucky (smug) ones that didn’t. Having been in New York between Christmas and New Year I wanted to have a few relaxing days at home before getting back to the 9-5.
One thing I found myself doing today was looking at different ideas of where to go this year. It also led me to looking at lots of the ‘2016 holiday destinations’ lists that lots of travel operators/magazines have put out.
I’m sure there is good logic around why the certain destinations made it onto these lists and it’s interesting how so many included similar if not the same destinations. But really who decides why a destination makes it into the list?
Anyhoo I’ve put together a hit list for myself this year. I’m fully aware I won’t get to all these destinations but it’s a good place to start and helps prioritise where to go. 2015 was a good year I went to Marrakech, Essaouria, Paris, Melbourne, Regional Australia, Wales, New York and Devon so I needed to make sure I have a strong list for this year.
I already knew that Nashville would feature on our list as the fiancé is keen (massive country music fan!) and it’s actually been listed on a few ‘2016 holiday destination lists’ so we are bang on trend!
I’m already booked up to go to Portugal for a girls holiday in the summer for some much needed sun.
I’ve longed to see the Northern lights for YEARS so a little email from Easyjet claiming 20% of some flights led me to check out how I could get to Iceland later in the year. This will be a winter holiday. Although I also would adore going to Canada so that’s a long haul option and makes my list for this year.
Other closer to home destinations include
Sicily or Sardinia
Let’s see where I end up!