A view of Hoi An Ancient Town, Quang Nam (Photo: screenshot)
According to the article, Vietnam, in 8th place in the ranking, like its neighbor Laos, is a safe bet in January. The weather is also pleasant, dry and sunny – with only slight differences between north and south. The crowds haven’t arrived after Christmas yet, so you have the chance to experience this ultra-popular country in relative peace.
“You’ll never get bored of Vietnam’s diverse cities: Hoi An, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Hue, the perfect city for bike lovers,” the article said.
He said natural beauty is also around every corner in Vietnam. There’s Ha Long Bay and the lesser-known Lan Ha Bay, both accessible from Cat Ba Island, and one of the largest caves in the world, Hang Son Doong.
Rice terraces in Sa Pa, Lao Cai (Photo: Screenshot)
At the top of Wanderlust’s list is Norway, followed by Malé (the Maldives) and Los Angeles (USA), Slovenia, Barbados, Laos and the Mekong, Nicaragua, Honduras and El Salvador.
After Vietnam in 8th place, the magazine suggests going to the Hill Country of Sri Lanka, Panama, chick penguin watching in Antarctica, macaw watching in Tambopata (Peru), bird watching in the UK, Eurasian lynxes in Poland, observing wildebeest in Tanzania, the International Kite Festival in Gujarat (India), Up Helly Aa in Lerwick (Scotland), Kiruna snow festival in Sweden and New Year’s Eve in Sydney, Australia./. ANV