14. Paraty, Brazil
Hike into the jungle and slide down a natural water slide.
13. Siem Reap, Cambodia
A country famous for historic Angkor Wat and the devastating Khmer Rouge. The intoxicating history will consume you.
12. Manual Antonio, Costa Rica
Wherever you go, you will find waterfalls, rain forests, beautiful beaches, and friendly locals. Their main phrase, pura vida (the pure life), sums up the lifestyle here.
11. Caye Caulker, Belize
Sunset yoga sessions, calm waters for paddle boarding, and fresh seafood. What else could you need?
10. Whitsundays, Australia
A collection of islands off the Northeast Queensland coast with sand so fine, you can polish your jewellery in it.
9. Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
Beautiful lakes, wineries galore, funky restaurants, and a ski hill. This place has it all.
8. Portland, Oregon, USA
A city full of food trucks, musicians, and craft beers. Catch a bite to eat, a show, and drink till your heart’s content.
7. Queenstown, New Zealand
Looking for thrills? Try Nevis bungee jumping or luging in this mountain town.
6. Brighton, England
Get away from the hustle and bustle of London and head south to the seaside town of Brighton. Relax at the beach, play games on the pier, or cruise the shops.
5. Vang Vieng, Laos
This party town used to be known for the bar-lined Nam Song river, filled with slides and swings and drunk backpackers. After many injuries and a few deaths, the government shut down the bars that lined this river. Now you can kayak the Nam Song river, go underground river tubing, climb caves, and enjoy the beauty of the Laos countryside.
4. Versailles, France
Home of Marie Antoinette? Say no more.
3. Logrono, Spain
Quiet town by day, party central by night. During the day, visit wineries in neighbouring Haro and at night, just go out and enjoy the street festivities. Wine costs only a euro and you can walk from bar to bar, following impromptu bands and friendly locals, all while joining in with the singing.
2. Railey, Thailand
Clean beaches, chill hang outs, and Bob Marley playing in the background.
1. Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua
An island formed by two volcanoes rising up in Lake Nicaragua. Hike up the active Conception Volcano and catch a sunset.
Where are you considering visiting in 2015?