Happy New Year! 2015 is a new and exciting year, with lots of new destinations becoming more and more accessible.

1. Estonia
Tallinn, perched on the edge of the Baltic Sea, is an exciting city to visit with a zoo, art galleries and the Kadriorg Palace. The Soomaa National Park and Jägala Waterfall are close by.

Jägala Waterfall

2. Avanna, Greenland
This area of Northern Greenland encompasses a beautiful national park with stunning Arctic scenery. More.


3. Fiji
This tropical paradise consists of 333 islands and is popular for diving, white sand beaches and inland rivers. More and more.


4. Belize
This Central American country is full of jungles, ruins and gorgeous beaches as well as the Great Blue Hole.

Great Blue Hole

5. Bucharest, Romania
This is a fantastic, often overlooked, city of palaces, cathedrals and Romanian history. More.

6. Sirmilik National Park, Canada
Sirmilik, meaning place of glaciers in Inuktitut, is one of Canada’s most accessible Arctic national parks. Its 22,000 sq km covers Bylot Island, Oliver Sound and the Borden Peninsula with fantastic glaciers, icebergs and up to 24 hours daylight during the summer. More and more.


7. Bahia de Naranja National Park, Cuba
This beautiful protected area of Cuba is a favourite with visitors for its hugely popular dolphin encounters and sandy beaches. More.


8. Jamaica
This small Caribbean island has several gorgeous beaches including James Bond, 7-mile and Reggae beaches as well as the mausoleum of Bob Marley and the Mayfield Falls. More.

9. Madagascar
This African island is awash with beautiful natural parks and beaches.

10. Aberdeen, Scotland
The ‘Granite City’ of Aberdeen, a port on the Eastern coast of Scotland, has a science centre, botanic garden, St Machar’s Cathedral and several castles close by. It is well worth a visit when in snow or sunshine.


In addition Expo 2015 is on in Milan, Italy and Light 2015 in various locations.

I hope I too get to visit some of these awesome destinations!