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Where to travel next? Conde Nast Traveller’s editors on 2017’s holiday agenda 

2016 is old news, 2017 is the new new and that’s not the end of the story -or the end of the world. In fact let travelling be your new year’s resolution and book your flights to all the places Conde Nast Traveller approves.

From our very own Athens (this “modern arts capital” du jour) through the vast Torres del Paine National Park in Chilean Patagonia to the Highlands in tartan (aka Scotland) the magazine’s people in the know share with us their must holiday destinations for a year that is almost, well, booked. Pick your flight. 

Scandinavia’s Countryside: Norway, Finland, Sweden

“There’s little cooler than a Scandinavian capital—we see you, Stockholm, Oslo, and Helsinki. Yet if 2016 was the year for biking down city streets and lounging in design hotels, 2017 is all about adventuring into the countryside. Try a 100-mile Swedish road trip from Gothenburg to the border with Norway, or skip Sweden and tackle Norway via fjord (the best way, in our opinion). Finland? Swap nightlife for nature with a five-step process meant to transform each visitor into a new person. If that doesn’t speak to the spirit of the new year, we don’t know what does”

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12 greenery travel destinations which Pantone would approve 

The global authority of colour, Pantone, has revealed its predicted shade for 2017 and it’s a colour of hope. Greenery, a vibrant hue that is certainly a few steps up from last year’s winners, Rose Quartz and Serenity is a shade go good vibes. Among the colours adopted by the anti-war and civil rights movements of the 60s and 70s, greenery “is about hope and the environment and peace”. The Pantone Colour Institute announced its choice of the shade Pantone 15-0343 (generally called “greenery”) earlier this month and as Pantone predicts it is expected to appear prominently in fashion, products, design and life CNN Money reports.

The Palouse, Washington and Idaho

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15 breathtaking places to visit in a lifetime

“We have outline the 20 Most Beautiful Places in the World. And yes, all of these are real. We challenge you to read on without reaching for your passport to jet off and see them for yourselves!”  says the Amazing Earth. A celebration of our habitat, this is a gallery of awe-inspiring beauty. From the Ashikaga Flower Park flourishing beauty through Okavango Delta’s real-world Eden to the Dali-like Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia we present you with the world’s 15 absolute real absolutely stunning places you should visit before you stop loving fashion with pure, unconditional love. The kind of love our Earth deserves now more than ever.

Cappadocia, Turkey                                                                                                                      

Cappadocia, an area in Turkey where entire cities have been carved into rock, is pretty incredible on its own. But whenever hot-air balloons pepper the sky, its beauty level simply skyrockets.

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