2019 is upon us! And we all know what that means… It’s time to start planning 2019’s travel adventures.

Question is, where do you wanna go? If you’re struggling to choose a destination, take a look at these 19 photos to get your travel inspo sorted.

You’ll probably wanna travel the whole world afterwards, though. Soz 😉

1. New York City, USA

Yellow taxis, beautiful bridges and famous landmarks. NYC’s got it going on. Don’t miss Central Park or Brooklyn while you’re here either. Did we mention the bagels are fab? You can thank us later.

new york dumbo taxi best holiday 2019

2. Grand Canyon, USA

The sheer scale and beauty of the Grand Canyon is almost impossible to describe. Guess you’ll have to go check it out for yourself… 😎

grand canyon point of view shoes best holiday 2019

3. Toronto, Canada

With a skyline like that, it’s gotta be Toronto. Isn’t it about time you found out why Drake keeps banging on about this place? Yeah, thought so. It’s pretty special here. Trust.

toronto birds eye view city skyline sunset best holiday 2019

4. Lake Louise, Canada

Yep, places like this really do exist. You’ll often find them in Canada, not gonna lie. Lake Louise is a stunner that’s gotta be on your bucket list when you visit the Canadian Rockies.

lake louise canada alberta view best holidays 2019

5. London, England

Big red buses, taxi cabs and more shopping than you can handle. London’s calling. We’ll see you in Harrods – the department store of your dreams.

london england red bus taxi best holiday 2019

6. Cinque Terre, Italy

Oh, Cinque Terre, stealing the hearts of travellers one at a time. Excited to get your Aperol Spritz on? That’ll be a yes.

italy cinque terre view colours girl best holiday 2019

7. Santorini, Greece

Why does everyone go on about Santorini so much? Because it’s beautiful, that’s why. Don’t believe us? Get on that plane and go see the whitewashed villages for yourself. You won’t regret it.

santorini view white village best holiday 2019

8. Swiss Alps, Switzerland

For a little slice of paradise in the heart of Europe, the Swiss Alps are where it’s at. Lauterbrunnen to be precise. You’ll feel like you’re in a fairytale in no time. Now to find your prince/princess…

best holiday 2019 lauterbrunnen switzerland topdeck travel europe summer

9. Paris, France

Cafés, jazz, museums and some of the most pretty architecture in Europe. It can only be Paris! Grab a macaron to go (or three) and see why artists and travellers alike have worshipped this place for years.

paris view sunset eiffel tower best holiday 2019

10. Petra, Jordan

Get your Indiana Jones on and discover the Lost City of Petra. After a stroll through the Siq, that first glimpse of the Treasury is something you won’t be forgetting in a hurry. Don’t miss the hike up to the Monastery either.

Jordan Petra Luke Mackenzie Petra by day best holiday 2019

11. Cairo, Egypt

The Pyramids and the Sphinx have been waiting for you for centuries. Get a move on and check ‘em out. History’s never been so impressive.

cairo great pyramids of giza view sunset best holiday 2019

12. Zanzibar, Tanzania, Africa

So much more than swanky resorts, Zanzibar is packed with a rich culture and history, amazing food and incredible beaches. Not bad, eh? And yes the water really is that blue.

zanzibar beach tanzania africa palm trees best holiday 2019

13. Kenya, Africa

Hear the call of the wild? Head out on safari in the Maasai Mara National Reserve and you’ll hopefully catch a glimpse of some of the most incredible animals from this part of the world. Elephants, lions, giraffes, and more. Cameras = charged!

elephant safari maasai mara national reserve africa kenya best holiday 2019

14. Sydney, Australia

Sydney‘s got beaches (lots of them), incred brunch spots and a pretty famous opera house to boot. And that’s just for starters. Go on, you know you wanna.

sydney skyline birds eye view sydney harbour bridge best holiday 2019

15. Uluṟu, Australia

Ladies and gentlemen, we give you Uluṟu Australia’s Outback gem. Learn about the site’s Dreamtime stories and catch a sunset here while you’re at it. We reckon it’ll be one of the best you’ll ever see.

Australia Uluru Outback ayers rock sunset best holiday 2019

16. The Gili Islands, Bali

What’s better than cocktails and chilling out at the beach? Cocktails and chilling out at the beach at sunset, that’s what. Ready to experience the magic of Bali?

Bali sunset swing best holiday 2019

17. Himeji, Japan

From around the end of March to early May, cherry blossom season is a thing. Don’t wanna tackle the crowds? Japan is still awesome any time of year. Don’t miss the ski season if you’re a snow junkie.

himeji castle cherry blossom japan day trips from osaka best holiday 2019

18. Wanaka, New Zealand

Get your mountain fix on a trip to New Zealand. If you’re up for the hike, the Roys Peak track is the one for you. Expect views like this. For real.

roys peak hike view wanaka south island new zealand best holiday 2019

19. Queenstown, New Zealand

Got a head for heights? Then the adrenaline-capital of New Zealand, Queenstown, is the one for you. So is it gonna be a skydive, bungy jump or canyon swing? The choice is yours my friends. It’s a pretty good night out here as well. See you at Fergburger in the early hours 😉

skydive new zealand queenstown the remarkable best holiday 2019

Where to next? Make 2019 your year with Topdeck. From the Alps to Zanzibar, we’ve got you covered.

Marianne Lampon
Marianne is the Content Assistant at Topdeck. She writes the copy for anything and everything and also manages The Collective. Originally from Cambridge, she’s officially caught the travel bug and loves her movies and fitness.