Go List 201221 Places to Go in 2012

Emerging Hotspots

Travel ahead of the curve in these cutting-edge locales

  • Photo of Colombia

    Colombia
    South America's rising star shines with new boutique hotels and big-name resorts. Read more

  • Photo of Cuba

    Cuba
    Superb art and culture tours grant insider access as Cuba reopens to American travelers. Read more

  • Photo of Istria

    Istria
    Move over Tuscany: Truffles and hilltop towns are all the rage in Croatia. Read more

  • Photo of Panama

    Panama
    This booming Central American hotspot has much more going on than its namesake canal. Read more

  • Photo of Rwanda

    Rwanda
    Awe-inspiring gorilla trekking safaris spark a ravaged country's spirited comeback. Read more

  • Photo of South Korea

    South Korea
    Discover Seoul's inspired urban style, innovative arts scene, and mouthwatering culinary adventures. Read more

  • Photo of Wales

    Wales
    Great walks, enchanting castles, cozy inns, and—if you're lucky—Will and Kate sightings, too. Read more

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