November 21, 2020

Amidst the pandemic and the fear of a second wave coming to some parts of Canada, many of us are keen on being able to travel. So, in the hopes of it finally being safe enough to move around and explore the world, here are some of the top places to visit in 2021 or add to your travel bucket list, according to many experts.

1. Maldives

Must: Enjoy floating breakfasts in the infinity pool villa that overlooks the ocean, or candlelight dinners by the beach.

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2. Serengeti, Tanzania

MustSee the diverse wildlife and truly immerse in the animal kingdom through safari treks and the many options for ‘glamping’

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3. Antarctica

Must: See the humpback whales and colonies of penguins and seals from cruises and excursions. Also take a front row seat to the solar eclipse on December 4, 2021

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4. Cusco, Peru

Must: Immerse yourself in one of the most historic places in Peru, and be amazed by the incredible craftsmanship of the Incas. Also try the Belmond Andean Explorer, a luxury train that takes you on an adventure to Lake Titicaca

Cusco, Peru - Arquetopia Foundation & International Artist Residency in Mexico & Peru
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5. Rwanda

Must: Go gorilla trekking.

Rwanda & Uganda: Mountain Gorilla Safari & Trekking Tours 2020 | National Geographic Expeditions
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6. Kyoto, Japan

Must: See the Cherry Blossoms bloom in the Spring and try authentic Japanese cuisine.

Cruises to Kyoto (Osaka), Japan | Royal Caribbean Cruises
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7. Norwegian Fjords

Must: Go on a trek and see nature’s beauty including boundless waterfalls, glaciers, forests, mountains, various wildlife, medieval villages and ancient fishing villages.

Article - 6 Travel Tips for the Norwegian Fjords - Indagare
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8. St. Barts

Must: Spend the day on a secluded beach with fresh produce from the local market or have a lavish lunch at one of the many hip restaurants.

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9. Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Must: Snowmobile to the Granite Hot Springs in the winter and go rafting down the Snake River in the summer.

Top 10 Best Jackson Hole Hotels, Wyoming, Usa - YouTube
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10. Queenstown, New Zealand

Must: Go on adrenaline-filled adventures such as bungee jumping and extreme jet boat rides against the scenic backdrop of fjords, mountains and lake

Matakauri Lodge, Queenstown, New Zealand -
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Source: FORBES