Top 10 Travel Destinations for 2013

March 7, 2013 | In: Entertainment

 

Who decides what makes a travel destination “hot”? Why do people from all over the world start buying air fare tickets to places they know very little about? Tourism is often times attracted by economics. Sometimes major events such as the Olympics place a city “onto the map”. Before you know it, it is placed on the “hottest 2013 destination” list. Of course, a clever marketing strategy makes a huge difference too. For years an advertising agency ran the “Visit California” commercial featuring famous celebrities wearing bikinis and drinking wine on the beach, which attracted millions of visitors to the sunny state each year.

 

Our top destinations are:

 

Corsica, France
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Corsica is a mixture of Italian and French cultures. Its stunning beauty and challenging topograhopy make this epic beauty a spectacular choice for our top destinations of 2013. Corsica will host the initial stages of the hundredth Tour de France.

 

Rabat, Morocco

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Marrakech has always taken the spotlight from Morocco’s low-key capital. While many travelers are seduced by Marrakech’s heady sights and sounds, Rabat has a historic old town feel, featuring mosques and hassle-free shopping. It also features lovely cafes and wide boulevards.

 

 

Yukon, Canada

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As one of the least densely populated areas in the world, Yukon is enjoying tremendous mineral wealth which is drawing new residents to this region. Due to climate change parts of the north area is actually dissolving into the Arctic Ocean with the glacier parks undergoing profound change.

 

Amsterdam, the Netherlands

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In 2013 the 160th anniversary of Vincent Van Gogh’s birthday will take at the city’s Van Gogh Museum. The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, which is considered one of the world’s greatest orchestras, turns 125 years old in 2013. Amsterdam’s canal ring will celebrate its 400th anniversary.  This city always finds ways to celebrate, especially so in 2013. And we thought Amsterdam was already so much fun.

 

 

Carinthia, Austria

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Carinthia is known for its uncrowded ski slopes nestled on every mountain top. Bordering Italy and Slovenia, the region offers Mediterranean laissez-faire. Now is the time to check out Carinthia, while it’s peaceful and quiet. It won’t stay like this much longer.

 

Palawan, the Philippines

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Palawan consists of thousands of sparkling islands and offers a 2000km pristine coastline. This untouched beauty is about to explode with regional airlines realizing Palawan’s potential and scheduling direct flights to the capital. Combined with high-end boutique hotels normally found in places like Bali, you can feel that Palawan is ready to become big.

 

Colombia

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A magical mountain scenery, stylish hotels and new direct routes from major airports, put Colombia quickly onto a traveler wish list.

 

The Gulf Coast, USA

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The Gulf Coast has taken a few hard hits in the past few years. In 2013 the area with rolling sand dunes and sparkling water is ready for some seasonal travelers.

 

Mustang, Nepal

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The completion of a road connecting Mustang to China in the north and the rest of Nepal to the south will make all the difference to this remote region. Until the early 90’s nobody was allowed in; after that it was opened up to a few hundred a year. These days anyone is allowed to enter as long as they have the pricey trekking permit. This provision keeps the numbers down; but expect that to change soon.

 

Scotland, United Kingdom

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The 2012 James Bond thriller “Skyfall” was filmed there. If you saw the movie, you probably walked away wishing you too could race through Scotland’s dramatic countryside and hide in its foggy pastures.

 

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    Very beautiful places
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    had been to mustang.. nice place..its too chilled there. Yukon is next in the list. Thanks for the Post.
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    these are really great places..

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