It’s our favorite time of year, conferring with our network of travel experts all over the world as we dream up a shortlist of destinations that have captured our attention and imagination. This time, however, we’re taking a different track—not only thinking about where is inspiring and upwardly trending for the year to come, but which places are destined to be international hotspots by the end of the next decade.
Expect to see some classics, staples, and foolproof destinations on this list (try as we might, there are a handful of stalwarts that always seem to find their way onto our bucket list). But alongside the tried-and-true, there’s a new league of cities and countries emerging—places that have made their way to the forefront of our and our trusted experts’ minds as we start thinking more critically not only about how we treat our planet, but how we treat each other. Get your passports ready—here, BAZAAR’s list of must-visit destinations for 2020.
This article originally appeared on Harper’s Bazaar US.