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Top 10 most popular small Florida towns for travelers in 2021
Florida has always been a favorite destination in summer for people across America, flocking to big cities like Miami, Orlando, Tampa.. but what about the small towns? With travel restrictions lifting and becoming more clear, the desire to travel has skyrocketed, Americans are now planning their next vacations. In the past year, travel within the US has been booming and this year we expect it to hold strong especially with small towns. But where in Florida do people want to travel? What will be the most popular destination in 2021?
Hidden Gems for Lanzarote
Volcanoes, unique flora, stunning scenery and luscious beaches are just some of the reasons why people love to holiday here every year. The island boasts a unique tropical climate and is an excellent getaway during winter.
Hidden Gems for Fuerteventura
Fuerteventura is the second largest island of the Canary Islands. It is located less than 100km off the coast of the Sahara Desert on Africa’s North-west coast and enjoys a dry subtropical climate with average daily maximum temperatures ranging from 20°C in January to 28°C in August with a lot of sunshine. Perfect for a winter hideaway! The island Fuerteventura is a great choice for trying out watersports, especially windsurfing, as it is known for its refreshing breezes. The island is a top holiday destination in Europe due to its sheer rugged beauty, amazing beaches, beautiful coastlines, and great restaurants and cafes.
Hidden Gems for Gran Canaria
Gran Canaria is one of the few places where you can chill by the beach in the morning and then visit the desert terrain in the afternoon. This beautiful island is known as the “continent in miniature” thanks to its variety of landscapes and things to do all over the island. Here you will be delighted with incredible hiking adventures, wonderful beaches, picturesque cities and pleasantly warm weather almost all year round.
Hidden Gems for South Tyrol
One of Italy’s most captivating places to visit, South Tyrol is a wonderful province filled with excitement and adventure. It is the home of the incredible Italian Alps and the Dolomites, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This destination is beautiful from spring through to winter thanks to its 300 sunny days per year. Located in northern Italy, South Tyrol is an excellent place for hikers, wine enthusiasts, lake lovers, castle fanatics or anyone interested in an unforgettable vacation.
Hidden Gems for Cadiz
Packed with rich culture, incredible beaches and excellent food, the Province of Cadiz is no doubt an unmissable destination for any type of traveler. It is located in the south west of Andalusia and it’s surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. Thanks to its incredible location you will always be greeted by fascinating landscapes and beautiful sunsets. Visiting Cadiz is the perfect choice for anyone looking for the right amount of relaxation and longing for picturesque and historical cities.
Hidden Gems for Lake Como
Located in the region of Lombardy, Lake Como is one of the most beautiful places that Italy has to offer. It is surrounded by many wonderful and colorful cities such as Bellagio and Varenna, and a gorgeous natural landscape. Italy’s third largest lake is home to many delightful villas, gardens as well as a fantastic offering of great restaurants for you to enjoy. Its combination of both modern and traditional Italian architecture will make you want to come back every year.
Hidden Gems for Formentera
Formentera is one destination that one normally forgets when mentioning the Balearic Islands due to the popularity of its sisters. However, this paradisiac island could be in a whole league of its own. With just 80 square kilometers and 19 km long, it has one of the best ranked beaches in the world and offers an incredible array of things to do. Located just 9 km south of Ibiza, “The Little Caribbean” with its subtropical weather, great scenery and atmosphere will become your new favorite destination.
Hidden Gems for the Dutch coast
When we think of Holland as a travel destination we often only think of a city trip to Amsterdam and forget that there is also a seaside. The Dutch coast is 450 km long and has plenty of beautiful beach spots. We found some really cool hidden gems for you around the area of Noordwijk and Zandvoort - just a stone throw away from Amsterdam. - Simply take the train and enjoy a beach day.
Hidden Gems for Malaga
On the Costa Del Sol, Málaga is a beautiful city filled with history, culture and great food. With over 300 sunny days a year, hot summers and the warmest winters in Europe, it’s a great holiday destination all year around.
Hidden Gems for Toronto
Art, food, beaches, nightlife – in Toronto, you’ve got it all. The nation’s most populous city is a top place to have fun and enjoy life.
Hidden Gems for Goa
Goa combines the charm of the old world with the glamour of the modern age. Besides it´s beautiful beaches one of the best reasons of all to visit now is the brilliant food scene that is developing in north Goa.
Hidden Gems for Sofia
Sofia might not be the first place on your bucket list but it is definitely a destination worth visiting. It is Bulgaria’s stylish capital city, sitting beneath the peak of the towering Mount Vitosha. Great cafes / restaurants, historic churches, museums, and an easy access to the nearby mountains makes it a nice destination for a long weekend.
Hidden Gems for Ostuni
Ostuni is a beautiful hilltop city in southern Italy. It's whitewashed walls and houses in the old town with winding staircases, narrow alleys and beautifully decorated, colorful window frames make you think you're somewhere in Greece. Ostuni is a city for explorers, and a place to be enjoyed at your leisure over a couple of days. If possible, try to come during off season to ensure the best experience.
Hidden Gems for Johannesburg
Johannesburg, also known as Jo’burg or Jozi for short, is South Africa’s most diverse, progressive and energetic city, as well as being the country’s best showcase for activism and optimism. Cape Town, Kruger National Park, KwaZulu-Natal: South Africa has some big-hitting sights. But a lot of visitors leave the country’s largest city, Johannesburg, off of their bucket lists
Former Booking.com CEO invests in Holidu as vacation rental company turns profitable
Holidu, one of the fastest-growing travel tech companies worldwide, today announced that former Booking.com CEO Kees Koolen has invested more than €4 million into the company from his personal fund.
BBC hears how Holidu facilitate safe travel during the Corona crisis
Travel booking site Holidu.com’s ability to provide travellers with safe holidays in the midst of a global pandemic has been brought to a 319 million strong global radio audience by the BBC World Service.
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Traveling through the eyes of a travel photographer
Escaping the cold in winter is something many people often try to do, whether it’s soaking up the sun in Bali or surfing the waves in Costa Rica. This year everything is different, but that doesn't mean we can't benefit from some inspiration and start dreaming about our future adventures!