10 Stunning Places to Visit in 2014

With the new year comes plenty of fresh opportunities to travel the world. Whether it’s economic changes, a thriving tourism industry, popular natural attractions, or great places to stay, this top-10 list is sure to bring you the the best spots to see in 2014.

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1. Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town, South Africa, brings vacationers trendy boutiques, numerous galleries, and innovative restaurants, according to Travel + Leisure. “The city has been designed [sic] the World Design Capital for 2014, with more than 450 events in the works,” Travel + Leisure says. And a visit is also a chance for you to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela by taking a trip to Robben Island, where he spent 18 years in prison.