Every one has a different style when they travel. Some like to the be the first to visit a new destination while others trod the more beaten path. Some go for nature, some for cities, and some just want a thrilling adventure. If you've embraced the motto "The Year of You" this 2019, then let's make sure you've planned a few trips that match your personality. No matter what kind of traveler you are, there's a trip out there for you.
The Pioneer - Doha City, Qatar
If you're a pioneer traveler, you need to be the first to discover that off-the-beaten-path gem that no one else has seen yet. You're the first in the know, and your passport is littered with stamps that have confused every customs agent you've ever met. You've already looking for that next adventure that no one else you know has been on. This year, go for Doha City, the glittering capital of Arabian Gulf country Qatar. While everyone else is heading to glitzy Dubai or Abu Dhabi, turn south and visit one of the world's richest cities. Ambitious and ever-changing, Doha City is full of marvels. From sprawling souks and malls, world-class museums and plenty of style, this city is on track to be your next big destination. Get there first, before the secret gets out.
The Bucket-List Checker - Paris and Rome
Maybe you're more comfortable on the beaten path, carefully knocking out the classics one trip at a time. You want to pose in front of the Eiffel Tower, take a selfie with the Colosseum and sample the best food in the world. You're ready to check some big destinations off your list, and where better to start than in two iconic European cities. Paris and Rome have remained the top spots for travelers for decades, and for good reason. Wander cobblestone streets lined with art museums, sip wine in corner cafes and see all the attractions that make these cities so famous.
The Tree Hugger - Iceland Ring Road
Whether it's a stunning waterfall or a quiet forest, a breathtaking mountain vista or swirling ocean, you like to stop and appreciate Mother Nature's work. Natural marvels hold more interest for you than manmade ones, and your trips usually involve roughing it of some kind. So if you haven't been to Iceland yet, this is the year to book a trip. The wonders along Iceland's Ring Road are some of the finest on Earth. Glaciers and hot springs, black sand beaches and waterfalls, Iceland is a treasure trove for the nature lover. Get up close and personal with whales or stay up past dark to see the Northern Lights.
The Sun Seeker - Seychelles
Let's talk beaches. Sun in the sky, sand between your toes, and a tan forming on your shoulders. These are the things that bring you bliss in a vacation. There are plenty of beaches in the world, so why not make this year the year you visit the mecca of sandy fun. Seychelles, the tiny archipelago nation off the coast of Africa, is home to some of the most stunning beaches in the world. These will blow your typical summer retreats out of the water (literally). Quietly stunning and remote, these islands embody the best parts of a beach vacation without many of the minor inconveniences of more popular spots.
The Adrenaline Junkie - Auckland, New Zealand
What's life without fun? And what's a vacation without some heart-pounding adrenaline? You want to be where the action is. You want adventures you can't have anywhere else in the world. That's where Auckland comes in. Try bungee jumping in the city where the recreational activity was invented. Dive off a radio tower or over a bridge and swing into a gorge. Hike an extinct volcano before heading out on excursions to nearby islands, Hobbit villages and stunning national parks. The thrills never stop in Auckland, and neither will you.