Happy New Year everyone! A new year can mean only one thing- new opportunities to travel the world.
Here is our list of 20 places to check off your travel bucket list in 2020.
The European Green capital for 2019, Oslo is one of the fastest growing capitals that has a lot to offer for visitors coming from all around the world. Its dedication to the environment translates into a spectacular architecture complimented by nearby fjords and pristine forests, making Oslo a sustainable heaven for any environmentally conscious travellers.
Currency: Norwegian Krone
Hidden in the heart of Northern Italy, Parma is an ideal spot for any travellers looking for culinary sensations and breathtaking Renaissance art. Named Italian Capital of Culture for 2020, Parma is the birth place of Giuseppe Verdi’s operas, as well as the ‘king of cheeses’, Parmigiano-Reggiano, and Parma ham.
Croatia’s second largest city Split combines an ancient history dated back to the Roman Empire with a modern life filled with outdoorsy activities in the nearby mountains and world-class nightlife. All on top of crystal clear water and delicious fresh seafood.
Currency: Croatian Kuna
Notorious for its dazzling sand beaches lined with palm trees and hammocks, Barbados is a home away from home with its afternoon teas and a legendary cricket scene. A Unesco World Heritage-listed capital, stunning bays and cracking nightlife, this Caribbean island makes for a top location to visit in 2020.
Currency: Barbadian Dollar
The birthplace to the fashionable hygge lifestyle, Copenhagen is known for its Skandi chic culture and amazing architecture. With 15 Michelin-starred restaurants, sustainable urban planning and Danish design, this cycling heaven should definitely make your travel list in 2020.
Currency: Danish Krone
Vancouver is so much more than just a stop-over on your way to the spectacular landscape British Columbia is known for. Make sure to swing by Downtown Vancouver to grab a drink or two and walk alongside sandy shorelines to get the ultimate view of this astonishing city.
Currency: Canadian Dollar
A medieval old town with a Renaissance castle overlooking the whole city and a futuristic looking bridge suitably nicknamed UFO, the Slovakian capital is a hidden travel gem. Conveniently located between Vienna and Budapest, make sure to pay Bratislava a visit this year.
Overflowing with world-class shopping and entertainment, Dubai welcomed over 8 million tourists in 2019. Whether you want to go skydiving over the Palm Jumeirah island or float above sand dunes in a hot air balloon, anything is possible in Dubai.
Currency: United Arab Emirates Dirham
A blend of different cultures, delicious cuisines and stunning landscapes, there is nowhere quite like Cape Town. Crowned by the outstanding Table Mountain National Park where you can get a magnificent view of the whole city and a ridiculously beautiful coastline, you can visit Cape Town all year round due to its steadily warm temperatures.
Currency: South African Rand
Sunny all year round, Brisbane is full of innovation and fun outdoor activities that appeal to travellers from all over the world. Try kayaking or inner-city rock climbing before grabbing yourself a cup of locally roasted coffee or a vegan chocolate donut.
Currency: Australian Dollar