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Choosing a destination for your next holiday isn’t necessarily an easy task, especially when you scroll through Instagram and see at least 35 places you’d like to add to your travel bucket list on a daily basis.

TripAdvisor may help you narrow down the search a tad though, with its Travellers’ Choice Destinations awards identifying 10 key locations that its users have top-rated.

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Maybe surprisingly for us Brits who constantly dream of blue oceans and white beaches, London actually came in second on the list, with other city breaks Paris, Rome and New York taking third, fourth and fifth place respectively.

These cities all rank highly due to their history, culture and architecture, but it is Bali’s pristine beaches, beautiful forests and laid-back pace of life that made the island beat these traditional destinations to the top spot.

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The top 10 list is compiled using an algorithm which assesses both the number of reviews and the ratings given to the accommodation, restaurants and attractions in each area.

So if you’re looking for somewhere new to visit on your next break, maybe take some inspiration from the full list:

1. Bali, Indonesia

2. London, UK

3. Paris, France

4. Rome, Italy

5. New York City, United States

6. Crete, Greece

7. Barcelona, Spain

8. Siem Reap, Cambodia

9. Prague, Czech Republic

10. Phuket, Thailand

From: Harper’s BAZAAR UK