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Where Will You Travel Next? Inspirational Ideas For 2017

The dying embers of summer are burning out, and it’s time to start thinking about next year’s travel plans. If holiday blues are setting in, there’s no better tonic than planning ahead. If you’re looking for ideas, look no further. Here are some inspirational suggestions for 2017. 
Winter breaks

After the excitement of the festive season, January can be a little miserable. So why not treat yourself to a winter break? Embrace the plunging temperatures, or top up your tan with an exotic beach holiday. If powdery slopes are your cup of tea, head to Canada, Switzerland or Austria. The French and Italian Alps are also perennial favourites for winter sports enthusiasts. If you’re after a more sedate cold weather holiday, why not visit Slovenia’s magical gem, Lake Bled? Here you’ll find views comparable to scenes from a Disney film and a refreshingly relaxing pace of life. Iceland and Finland are spectacular places to visit in the winter months, especially if you want to spot the Northern Lights. Keep an eye on the weather and aurora forecasts before you travel.

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If grey days and chilly nights have got you dreaming of clear blue skies and sunshine, there are various options. The Canary Islands and Northern Africa offer pleasant climes during the winter. You’re also guaranteed a daily dose of vitamin D with long haul destinations like the Caribbean, Mauritius, and Australia.
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Tailor-made adventures

Why go on one holiday when you can embark on a tour of several destinations? If you’ve got the travel bug, take opportunities to explore whenever you can. Touring holidays, cruises and round the world trips are a great way to see the world. Rather than spending two weeks in the same place, you can travel around and experience a host of different locations. You can tailor your ticket or customise your itinerary to suit your taste and budget. If you’re interested in a multi-stop holiday, you can learn more online. Research possible routes and start planning what you want to do at each port of call.

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Bucket list favourites

The bucket list has become something of a phenomenon in the last few years. For many of us, travel features heavily on our list. If you’re thinking about travelling in 2017, why not tick off some of those places you’re desperate to visit? Go swimming with dolphins in Mexico or whale watching in New Zealand. Book a safari holiday in Kenya, Tanzania or South Africa. Visit Machu Picchu or climb the Great Wall of China. Visit Father Christmas in Lapland or hit the Las Vegas Strip. The world’s your oyster, so get out and see it in all its glory!

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The summer has flown by, and before we know it, the countdown to Christmas will be on. If you’re struggling to shake off the holiday blues, why not start planning your next trip? Sun yourself, navigate the ski slopes or start saving towards the trip of a lifetime. Hopefully, these ideas have got you thinking and given you something to look forward to in 2017.