I love this time of year because it means I get to pick out my dream destinations for the coming year. I know it is unlikely I will get to all of these places, or maybe any of them, but still I relish the fantasising and planning and organising my thoughts and ideas. Here is my wish list for 2017:


Thailand  Goats on the Road: Guide to Backpacking Thailand

Greece The Bold Brunette: Monemvasia

Croatia and more of Eastern Europe Go East Europe

A room with a sea view – this can be anywhere! Kelly’s Resort Hotel

To help me in my deliberations I have a new book: DK Eyewitness Travel’s Where To Go When, The World’s Best Destinations, a brilliant Xmas gift from my little sister…

Some other articles to inspire you:

Travel+Leisure: 50 Best Places to Travel in 2017
Lonely Planet: Best in Travel
National Geographic: Best Trips 2017
Popsugar: 10 Spectacular Countries You Absolutely Must Visit in 2017