A new year means new adventures to embark on and destinations to explore. In 2022 we hope to see the world through different lenses and check off some of our bucket-list travel items. With so much to see, here’s a roundup of our top 2022 international destinations to get you started.
Whether it’s Rome, Florence or Venice, Italy is a unanimous traveler’s haven. Brimming with beautifully rugged landscapes and a variety of wines that will leave you insatiably craving more, Italy has it all. Immerse yourself in Italian culture by attending the world’s oldest opera festival in Verona this June, or enjoy the extraordinary architecture and history of the Roman amphitheaters. Vibrant and charming, Italy is the ideal destination of the new year.
Fancy a tour of London? Take a river cruise on the River Thames, the longest river in England, or venture to Petersham Nurseries to browse antique and vintage furniture, glassware and lighting. Borough Market, the best food market in London, is ideal for travelers seeking high quality food, sustainable production and social connection. After touring the bustling city life, head toward the English countryside to embrace the historic charm and rustic simplicity.
Bordering the Black and Mediterranean Seas, Turkey is the perfect place for travelers pursuing a beach vacation with plenty of culture. Relish in the tasty cuisine, unwind in a lavish Turkish bath and watch the sky transform into a vivid panorama of color during the annual hot air balloon festival on an unforgettable trip to Turkey.
Travelers searching for tranquility and a laid-back ambiance will delight in all that Japan has to offer. With nature-centric ideals and wellness opportunities that provide rejuvenation, Japan promises a welcoming experience of hospitality — fit for all.
Natural beauty encapsulates the heart and soul of Norway. Rich in wilderness, exhilarating landscapes and fjords, and leading the world in its sustainability efforts, this country is the quintessential outdoor traveler’s dream.
Snow-capped peaks, turquoise rivers and a Venetian-style coastline are a sliver of what Slovenia has to offer. For romantics, activists and gastronomy-lovers alike, Slovenia and its bountiful endeavors will not disappoint.
Chile is also an oasis for the outdoor enthusiast. The wilderness of Patagonia encapsulates wild and endless discoveries that promise to engage one with the earth. Rapa Nui, famous for monolithic moai stone statues, plans to reopen to tourists this February as well.
Lush in Mayan history and tropical scenery, Mexico has so many wonders. Travelers will adore areas like Yucatan, as it entails the culmination of this country’s dynamic spirit and culture. With innumerable sights to see and enchanting cities to roam, Mexico guarantees a gratifying travel experience for all.
In France, a foodie’s paradise awaits! Known for its hub of enticing cuisine, France has many decadent and delicious restaurants. This May, the highly-anticipated Cité Internationale de la Gastronomie et du Vin, a renovation of historic 16th and 18th century buildings now devoted entirely to French food and wine, will open its doors.
Canada’s terrain is alluring not only for its natural marvels, but for its illumination on indigenous heritage as well. Located in Alberta, Fort Edmonton Park is Canada’s largest living history museum with immersive exhibits highlighting culture, customs and tradition. For a breathtaking outdoor adventure, nature lovers can plan a trip to Banff, Canada’s first-ever national park where the essence of the country is palpable.
While unpredictability of the world continues, we encourage you to always follow CDC’s recommended guidelines for safe travel. We hope this year brings better health and opportunities for new incredible journeys. Wherever you choose to go next, App in the Air is here to help you get there. Don’t have the app? Download it here.