With so many choices of where to travel, making a decision can be tricky. If you’re an exceptionally emotional Piscean, the decision can be even trickier. So why leave it to fate? Let your celestial fortunes set you on the path to your next traveling adventure. You might think that traveling based on your astrological sign is absurd, but if you don’t try, you’ll never know. You may well find the getaway that matches perfectly with your spiritual yearning. Here are our suggestions for destinations in 2019 based on what is written in the stars.
Capricorn — Borneo, Malaysia
Capricorns love a challenge and need to satisfy their inner daredevil on their travels. In 2019 why not take on a new challenge and climb to the top of the highest mountain in Malaysia, Mount Kinabalu. You don’t need any special equipment, and it’s just a two-day climb, but it is undoubtedly tough. The dark, jagged rock of the mountain is a sharp contrast to the surrounding jungle and an intimidating sight. On the tiring climb, precariously-placed jagged rocks will keep you awake along with your goal, the 4,095.2-meter peak.
Aquarius — Phuket, Thailand
Give in to your inner free spirit and embrace your eccentric Aquarian soul. Phuket, Thailand’s largest island gem, is so diverse you will forget that boredom is an option. Fill your schedule to the brim with pearly white beaches, eye-opening museums and national parks. Dive in even deeper and enjoy some of the most stunning dive sites in the world or take a kayaking adventure and see the staggering seascapes of limestone karsts. At night let your party animal go wild in Patong, Phuket’s own sin city, home to hundreds of bars and clubs that will keep you up until the early hours.
Pisces — Hawaii, United States
It’s no coincidence that Pisces has a fish as its sign — they never feel more at home than beside the ocean. They are a friendly bunch too who are always willing to help others, which makes them the perfect surf dudes. Hawaii’s chilled-out beach attitude is the ideal place to relax and become at one with the water. If you're new to surfing, you’re in good hands. Waikiki is where it all began, and with a famously long and slow sandy bottom, you’ll have an easy landing as you learn. Bob around in the water, laze around in hammocks and chill to your Piscean core.
Aries — Australian Outback
Aries are renowned for being brave, fiery and action-fuelled. Sitting on a beach probably won’t fulfil you — you need a sense of adventure, something to discover and explore. What better way to test your courage than a trip to the Australian Outback. The intense climate will be the perfect match to your temperament, allowing you to connect with the earth. Head to Australia's Red Centre to see the incredible rock formations, never-ending desert and mountain ranges that lead to Ayers Rock. Camp out overnight and watch as the rock burns a ferocious red in the morning rays. Perhaps you should rename it "Aries Rock".
Taurus — Tuscany, Italy
The bulls among us know that nothing comes without hard work. Once they’ve put the hard work in though, they want to reap the rewards. A touch of luxury is needed along with a good sprinkling of comfort for Taureans to feel at home. What better way to reward yourself than to rent a villa in Tuscany in Italy? The incredible food and drink will tantalize your taste buds and soothe your soul. The region is synonymous with the fertile earth and revolves around local, seasonal food and, of course, wineries. Enjoy the slow pace of life, sit back on your own terrace with a glass of rich wine, and take in the breathtaking landscape.
Gemini - Tokyo, Japan
A true Gemini has no capacity for downtime, so why should their vacations be any different? Geminis are adaptable, flexible, easily bored and have a penchant for new and exciting situations. We say go big when planning your next trip - bounce around the Hawaiian islands, explore an expansive city like Tokyo or take a backpacking trip throughout Europe with friends. Whatever you do, just don’t stop!
Cancer — Santorini, Greece
Cancer is a sign that loves two things, home and water. Enjoying your home comforts shouldn’t stop you jetting off to new destinations though. The ideal spot for Cancerians is somewhere where they can feel loved and at home with their spiritual side. The island of Santorini in Greece is the perfect place with its volcanic beaches, whitewashed buildings and intriguing chapels. Unique hotels offer Cancerians the chance to find their perfect spot, with boutique lodgings dug into the side of the cliffs and romantic grottos.
Leo — Reykjavik, Iceland
The playful, exuberant Leos need a destination where they can roam free. Holidays must be high energy to match their confidence and zest for life. Reykjavik in Iceland is the perfect place for the king of the jungle to pad its paws, with a striking landscape of mountains and waterfalls. The city’s brightly-colored buildings are filled to bursting point with restaurants, art galleries and a late night scene fit for a king. What's more, if you time your trip right and luck is on your side, you’ll love seeing your beautiful mane illuminated by the Aurora Borealis.
Virgo — Morocco
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Virgos are both independent and extremely organized which makes traveling a dream state. They are notorious for mapping out their journey and having a well-planned to-do-list for every trip. Virgos will love delving into the history of Morocco and rummaging frenetic open-air markets they encounter. Instead of staying in a standard hotel, talk a road trip across the country, stay in local riads, typical Moroccan houses, and satisfy your sense of curiosity. Head off the beaten track and visit the mighty Portuguese fortress of Mazagan in El Jadida or the saltwater lagoon of Oualidia.
Libra — Dubrovnik, Croatia
Balance is a must for Libras, so travel destinations need to measure up. Holidays should offer the ideal mix of adventure and relaxation and be gift-wrapped in luxury. What better spot than Croatia’s Dubrovnik, known as the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic. The city is perfectly balanced with the bustle of the beautiful old town, limestone streets and baroque buildings. Terracotta villas sit on the cliffside in perfect harmony with the crystal blue ocean. Libras will be inspired to head to the top of Mount Srd to take in the grandest of views before splashing out on the grandest of dinners in one of the city’s many fine restaurants.
Scorpio — Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
There is nothing better to Scorpios than a good mystery, but they need a bit of luxury too. Rio de Janeiro in Brazil is a grand destination with enough intrigue to keep any Scorpio entertained. A new culture is certain to fascinate along with the opportunity to try out new things. Nicknamed ‘The Marvelous City’, Rio delights with lush mountains, golden beaches and spectacular football matches. Spend days navigating grid-like streets and busy beaches and nights following the dulcet sounds of the Bossa Nova. Why not even head to a Samba club and learn a new move or two for the New Year?
Sagittarius — New Zealand
The outdoorsy, intrepid explorer that is a Sagittarius craves adventurous travel and doesn’t need as many home comforts as the other signs in the zodiac. The South Island of New Zealand offers the ideal mix of thrilling escapades and awe-inspiring beauty. The South Island is renowned for its snow-capped mountains, turquoise lakes and sparkling glaciers. Sagittarians will love hiking and rafting across one of the wilderness. Set yourself up on a multi-day backcountry epic adventure to truly take in the sublime forests, lakes and fjords. Better still, get your adrenaline really pumping by bungy jumping, paragliding or skydiving and get a brand new perspective on life in 2019.