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Top Travel Destinations of 2022

        After almost two years of sitting at home, making whipped coffee, binge-watching Netflix shows, and facing travel restrictions, post-Covid international travel has skyrocketed. Whether that is taking a trip to visit family across the world, or taking a vacation to a long awaited destination, people across the globe have been booking flight tickets like never before.
        Each year, various blog websites update their recommendations for the top travel destinations of that said year. For this year, the top travel destinations of 2022 are in conversation as the end of the year approaches. Let’s take a look at the recommendations for this year:

Top Destination in the Caribbean:
        The Caribbean has always been one of the most popular vacation destinations. With the beautiful atmospheres, clean beaches, and varieties of island specific foods and drinks. According to Traveller’s Worldwide, St. Lucia is the top traveled destination in the Caribbean in 2022. With many stunning resorts, scenic hiking trails, and beautiful beaches, this location is perfect for any type of traveler.

Top Destination in Europe:
        Like the Caribbean, various cities and countries in Europe have always been some of the most visited destinations by traveler’s outside of the continent. Spanning from the most popular cities such as; London, Paris, and Rome, to some lesser known destinations such as; Calella De Palafrugell, Bauduen, and Sistelo. However, for the year of 2022, there is one place that takes home the crown. According to Forbes, Ljubljana, the capital city of Slovenia, is rated the most popular destination of this year. The city is known for being a home to different cultural exhibitions, many art galleries, and plenty of entertainment. An interesting fact is that one does not need a car when traveling to Ljubljana. The city actually opted for a completely pedestrian historic area. The city has many green areas, including the famous Tivoli Park. Additionally, it is the home to one of the oldest philharmonic orchestras in the world. No wonder it was named the top destination of 2022.

Top Destination in South America:
        South America is a beautiful continent with a slew of different countries to visit. Home to the world’s largest river, The Amazon, many art galleries, and a variety of foods. Whether you are a more nature-based traveler, or like to explore the arts and culture of a specific destination, there is always something to find in South America. Some of the most famous destinations such as Brazil, Peru, and Argentina. However, as of the year 2022, the most traveled destination is Ecuador. Home to around 2 million people, the country is one of the most well preserved historic places in the entirety of South America. With a whole bunch of gorgeous cathedrals and churches, the downtown area of the capital Quito is full of stunning sights to see. Not to mention the beautiful Galapagos Islands which are a part of Ecuador. With an array of fascinating wildlife preserved there thanks to the visitor traveler regulations and the Galapagos National Park preservation program. The country is clearly a must visit destination.

Top Destination in America:
        With all of the international destinations to visit, America has a great number of must-see sights as well! From the most popular states like New York, California, or Florida, travelers across the country constantly find new hidden gems to visit. According to Forbes, the top traveled state in the year 2022 was Alaska. Known for its incredible scenery and outdoor activities such as; fishing, hiking, plenty of intriguing wildlife, and a chance to see the northern lights. In addition to taking a ride past the stunning ice glaciers and watching for humpback whales, polar bears, and other species.

        As we enter 2023, all kinds of different countries, cities, and states welcome travelers from all over the world. Whether you are visiting a place for the first time, or returning to a well-loved destination, our planet has plenty of beautiful bucket-list locations to visit. Bon voyage!