Published: Thursday December 26, 2013 MYT 6:00:00 AM
Updated: Thursday December 26, 2013 MYT 12:15:22 PM

Top 20 trips for 2014

"Liechtenstein in Central Europe is named one of the top 20 trips for 2014 by National Geographic.- Photo from AFP

"Liechtenstein in Central Europe is named one of the top 20 trips for 2014 by National Geographic.- Photo from AFP

Here’s your list of National Geographic Traveler’s top 20 trips for 2014.

FROM the wildlife refuges of Rwanda’s rainforests, a cacao trail in Ecuador to the “immutable, imperishable” city of New Orleans, National Geographic Traveler’s list of top places to visit in 2014 eschews trends and travel statistics.

Curated by the National Geographic Traveler magazine’s network of global experts around the world, the Best Trips 2014 list is meant to reflect “what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainable-minded and superlative in the world of travel today.”

Here’s the picks for 2014 (in alphabetical order):

Alentejo, Portugal

Arbil, Iraq

Bolaven Plateau, Laos

Cacao Trail, Ecuador

Cape Verde

Cathar country, France

Cordoba, Argentina

Derawan Islands, Indonesia (readers’ choice)


John Muir Trail, Scotland


Nahanni National Park, Northwest Territories, Canada

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Northern Territory, Australia

Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda

Puglia, Italy

Ranthambore National Park, India

Riga, Latvia

Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, USA

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sochi, Russia

– AFP Relaxnews

Tags / Keywords: Travel, Lifestyle, National Geographic Traveller, Alentejo, Arbil, Bolaven Plateau, Cacao Trail, Cape Verde


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