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.
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.