Airbnb’s Top Ten Trending Destinations around the World for 2021

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Airbnb’s Top Ten Trending Destinations around the World for 2021

While international travel is still ground to a halt for the most part, various vaccines being employed around the world has given hope to the possibility of taking that well deserved vacation. With more countries hoping to open up to tourism in 2021, it's the perfect time to start planning your holiday.

Airbnb, a popular accommodation site around the world, has released a list of trending destinations being searched for trips in 2021 by users in the US. These ten cites and travel spots around the world are evoking wanderlust for all the right reasons.

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Airbnb’s Top Ten Trending Destinations around the World for 2021

Ischia, Italy

Beautiful Island of Ischia, Italy

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A volcanic island a short boat ride from the southern Italian city of Naples, Ischia offers everything you'd want in a Mediterranean island, beautiful golden beaches, calm azure waters and picturesque coastal towns. Along with the impressive Castello Aragonese, an Italian castle that sits dramatically on the side of a cliff.

Ischia is still not quite as popular as the neighboring island of Capri, which is much more developed and attracts tourists from all over Europe.

Due to the presence of volcanoes on the island, there are a number of natural hot springs on Ischia that offer the ultimate relaxation. Best of all, most of them are free to use.

Maine, US

Portland, Maine, USA

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Ski resorts, beaches and quaint seaside towns along the coast, Maine has a lot going for it. Hidden away right in the far eastern corner of the US, Maine has never really been a major tourism destination, but as travelers start to seek lesser known places to visit, that's starting to change.

Maafushi, Maldives

Maafushi, Maldives

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The Maldives has long been known as one of the most beautiful island destinations on earth but unfortunately it usually comes at a cost. While the private islands and resorts around the Maldives can be quite pricey, the Maldivian island of Maafushi has plenty of budget options to stay at, allowing for a much more affordable vacation in the Maldives. As you'd expect from the Maldives, the beaches on Maafushi are beautiful and the surrounding ocean is perfect for swimming around.

Salon-de-Provence, France

Small French rural house in blooming lavender fields

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There are numerous beautiful towns and villages across the French region of Provence but some are much more popular than others. Salon-de-Provence is a picturesque commune with a historic walled center that makes for a great base to exploring the scenic countryside of Provence.

La Misión, Mexico

Playa La Misión, Mexico

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Despite being a short drive from Tijuana and the United States-Mexico border, La Misión is a world away from the nightlife haven and unpredictable Mexican city. This laid-back hillside village is usually ignored as most visitors drive further down the coast to Ensenada or other places in Baja California. However just outside the town you'll find a long stretch of golden beach with plenty of space, friendly locals and things to do. Most importantly La Mision Beach is clean and perfectly safe.

Hampton, London

Hampton Court Palace London

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Staying in one of the world's major capitals can quickly rack up costs, but London has a large amount of suburbs which offer much cheaper accommodation and easy access to the center. Hampton is close to London's main airport of Heathrow, sitting on the banks of the iconic River Thames. It's also the site of the beautiful Hampton Court Palace, once a favorite residence of King Henry VIII.

Bogota, Colombia

Historic La Candelaria neighborhood in Bogota, Colombia

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Colombia's vibrant capital has fast become one of South America's major cities, not just for businesses but for tourism too. With plenty of cultural sights, museums and the beautiful and colorful old town of La Candelaria, Bogota is the perfect place to start exploring Colombia.

Taos County, New Mexico

Ancient dwellings of Taos Pueblo, New Mexico

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The ancient Native American town of Taos Pueblo has been there for around a thousand years, thought to be the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in the US. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the town is surrounded by beautiful mountains and valleys of Taos County, including New Mexico's popular ski resort, Taos Ski Valley.

Seoul, South Korea

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South Korea's vibrant capital needs no introduction. This major East Asian city offers endless things to do that has people visiting again and again. Come for the Korean culture and history and stay for the delicious Korean food you'll find all over the city's lively restaurant scene.

Tisbury, Massachusetts

Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts

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One of the main towns on the east coast island of Martha's Vineyard, Tisbury is the main port of call for those visiting this underrated summer getaway. The island is covered in beautiful sandy beaches and picturesque cottages that make Martha's Vineyard well worth visiting.