Quoting the Dalai Lama here, "Once a year, go somewhere you've never been before." That's exactly what I want you to do in 2020. Whether you travel solo, with family, friends or your lover, I want you to pack your bags and go on this epic adventure! This year should revolve around self-discovery. Meet new faces, make new bonds and most importantly, be open to new experiences.
Here's a list of all the wonderful places you should be visiting based on your zodiac sign. Bon voyage!
As a person who can't stay in one place for too long, you will enjoy your mini trip to New York. The city will keep you on your toes because of its bustling energy. It's also regarded as a melting pot of cultures and you will get a chance to meet people who belong to diverse backgrounds and nationalities. If you're there for a longer period of time, you can take up a class there too! The opportunities are abundant. Baking at Milk Bar, yoga at the Om Factory or parkour at The Monument Creative - the world is your oyster!
You're someone who loves architecture and art, and I think that Nice will keep you well entertained during your vacation. Click great selfies at the Place Massena, grab a croissant or coffee and roam around Cours Saleya Market and for some art therapy, head to the Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain. You're gonna have a blast!
Seoul is packed with all things amusing and cute. For a curiosity-driven Gemini, this place is paradise! For the best K-Beauty products, you should shop at the Myeongdong. For the child in you, head to Lotte World with friends and family. FYI, it's the world's largest indoor amusement park! And finally, don't you come back from Seoul without trying hotteok (sweet pancakes), chicken skewers, kimbap (seaweed rice rolls) and tteokbokki (spicy rice cakes).
The reason why I want you to go to the Maldives is that I want you to relax and find your centre. You've probably faced some major ups and downs in 2019, but I promise you that in 2020, things will be better. Being surrounded by crystal blue water is bound to brighten up your mood. At Meeru island, you're free to go snorkelling, scuba diving, try your luck at Boules and enjoy volleyball at the beach!
Leo loves to be in the limelight. Ironically, a city that's always in the limelight is London! The best part about this city is that there's some event or other happening. Hence, you can never die of boredom here. If this is your first trip to London, then you must get a picture clicked of yourself at the London Eye. The London Aquarium is a cool place to visit after the London Eye since it's close by. Don't forget to visit the famous Baker Street, Madame Tussauds, Brixton Academy and The O2!
This year is all about pushing boundaries. You're used to travelling with a guide or sticking with a planned itinerary, try something different this year. Shanghai is rich in culture and the food here is to die for! When in Shanghai, spend time exploring the green spaces at Yuyuan Garden and Shanghai Botanical Gardens. The nightlife here too is pretty happening, take an evening stroll around the Bund or Nanjing Road. For an even more memorable trip, cruise along the Huangpu river!
Scorpios love living the fine life. They always travel to places that are rich in architecture and culture. If that's your star sign that I'm sure you'll love making a trip to Brussels. The Grand Place and the Notre Dame Du Sablon will leave you feeling awestruck. Plus, if you're a beer lover, you must enrol yourself in the Brussels Beer tasting tour. Cheers!
Sagittarians live for adventure! The city of Taipei is as colourful and vibrant as your energy. A great place to make memories in case you crave to live the best of both worlds (A mix between nature and civilisation). You can spend one of your days exploring the Huashan 1914, Creative Park. You can also shop for souvenirs and eat to your heart's content at the Shilin Night Market.
From all the zodiac signs mentioned on this list, you're one of the cool kids. You like being part of creative activities and you never shy away from the ones that demand guts. I can already imagine you socialising away at the Brisbane Powerhouse and lying on the grass at New Farm Park. Oh! If you're an early bird, I suggest that you catch the sunrise at Mt Coot-tha.
Aquarians are like free birds. They enjoy travelling and meeting new faces. Usually, they prefer loud and happening places, but 2020 calls for solitude. This is where Lisbon comes into the picture! From food markets to museums, you will be spoiled for choice! I heard the Alfama District is one of Europe's prettiest town centres. Do a quick google search of the place to know what I'm talking about.
Dear Capricorn, I know you like to keep things low-key, but I challenge you to step out of your bubble in 2020. Do more fun things outdoors instead of ordering room service. I think Sentosa Island is a cool place to make memories in Singapore. There's Universal Studios, a light and sound show called 'Wings of Time' and cable car rides too!
Whether you've been to Japan or not, I'm sure that this country has been on your travel bucket list for a while now. Apart from Osaka and Tokyo, I think you should make a trip to Kobe! The Kobe Port Tower is a visual treat and the Haborland there is a place where you can eat and shop. Oh, and not to mention that the famous Kobe beef steak is out of this world!
Where are you travelling to in 2020