A little travel inspiration (despite the lack of options right now) doesn’t hurt anyone.
Using data from travelers and matching their insights with astrology and the most defining traits of each zodiac sign, Booking.com has put together an exciting list of travel destinations to consider on your next trip.
With international travel expected to slowly pick up over the next few months, the time to finally plan for a long-awaited post-pandemic vacation may have finally come. While you may feel drawn to certain bucket list destinations or certain types of vacations, your next adventure might be the one to fulfill your zodiac travel desires.
From off the beaten track gems to glamorous urban centers and dreamy coastal villages, this is your next travel destination, based on your zodiac sign.
(Hero and featured image: Nayara Alto Atacama, courtesy of Booking.com)
Aquarius: Bắc Hà, Vietnam
Bắc Hà, a rural town in northern Vietnam that comes alive on Sundays with its colorful market, is the ideal destination for the typically independent and easy-going Aquarius travelers. Famous for its calming mountainous landscape and the cultural richness of the Hmong people, the Lao Cai region has much more to offer beyond the popular town of Sapa.
Where to stay: Chô Family, Phec Bung Village, Ban Pho District, Bac Ha District, Bắc Hà, Vietnam
Pisces: St. Petersburg, Russia
St. Petersburg has a lot to offer when it comes to art and history, and it is one of the most exciting travel destinations for book lovers. Pisces, who are known to be imaginative and artistic, have so much to discover around Russia’s still charming cultural capital, from the majestic Mariinsky Theater to its countless galleries and Baroque-style buildings.
Where to stay: Official Hermitage Museum Hotel, Ulitsa Pravdy 10, Tsentralny, 191119 Saint Petersburg, Russia
Aries: San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
For Aries adventurers, nothing is more exciting than mountain biking and sandboarding in San Pedro de Atacama, located in the beautiful Valle de la Luna in Chile. To add to the charm, the region is also famous for its diverse culture and cuisine.
Where to stay: Nayara Alto Atacama, Camino Pukara S / N | Ayllu de Quitor, 1410000 San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
Taurus: Orlando, Florida
Orlando, one of the most popular travel destinations in the United States, is synonymous with family vacations. For Taurus, who are most likely to enjoy family time and the simple pleasures of life, bustling Central Florida might be the perfect place to relax in good company while having fun in the city. one of the famous amusement parks in the region and exploring the natural beauties of the state.
Where to stay: Summerville Vacation Homes by Columbia Management, 2600 Sunrise Shores Drive, Celebration, Orlando, FL 34747, United States of America
Gemini: London, United Kingdom
London does not need to be introduced. With its unique vibrancy and diversity, the UK capital caters to the needs and dreams of many around the world and is an ideal partner for outgoing Gemini, as it is literally full of places to explore.
Where to stay: The One Tun Pub & Rooms, 125/6 Saffron Hill, Camden, London, EC1N 8QS, United Kingdom
Cancer: Bangkok, Thailand (stay style)
Travelers with cancer, whose main trait is being friendly and open-minded, will appreciate the welcoming ethic and effortless hospitality from here at home. Moreover, this ever-changing Southeast Asian metropolis also happens to be one of the best examples of contemporary urbanization, where tradition, innovation and hipster gentrification coexist in interesting ways. For this reason and many more, Bangkok is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. Explore your own land a bit and book a great stay.
Where to stay: Rosewood Bangkok, 1041/38 Phloen Chit Road Lumpini, Pathumwan, 0330 Bangkok, Thailand
Lion: Cairns, Australia
Lions are always on the lookout for travel experiences that match their courageous and intense personalities. A trip to Cairns, considered the gateway to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, needs to be high on their bucket list. Besides its tropical paradise landscape, skydiving is also what attracts many travelers to this region of Far North Queensland. The unforgettable experience, in fact, offers a sea view of the Great Barrier Reef.
Where to stay: Cairns Rainforest Retreat, 176 Sydney Street, 4868 Cairns, Australia
Virgo: Tokyo, Japan
Over the years, the Japanese capital has led by example when it comes to becoming a more sustainable metropolis. Virgos, who are compassionate in nature, will be in awe of the city and its citizens’ commitment to living greener lives. Needless to say, Tokyo is also one of the most exciting travel destinations in the world for eating, shopping, walking, and fully immersing yourself in the local culture.
Where to Stay: Mandarin Oriental Tokyo, 103-8328 Tokyo-to, Chuo-ku Nihonbashi Muromachi 2-1-1, Japan
Balance: Portofino, Italy
Libra, astrological sign, is ruled by Venus. In other words, people born under this song like to be in love. Portofino, for this season and countless others, is a perfect destination for them. The Italian coastal village is famous for its luxury boutiques, quaint houses overlooking the harbor, and chic, effortless atmosphere, which make it one of the most romantic places in the world.
Where to stay: Splendido, A Belmond Hotel, Salita Baratta 16, 16034 Portofino, Italy
Scorpion: Berlin, Germany
When looking for a destination to fuel their determination and adaptability, Scorpios are sure to appreciate Berlin’s combination of glamor and underground excitement. In recent years, the German capital has become a hotspot for creatives from all over the world, as well as one of the trendiest cities in Europe.
Where to stay: Bright apartments, Oderberger Str. 38, Prenzlauer Berg, 10435 Berlin, Germany
Sagittarius: Lhasa, Tibet
Known for being the center of the Tibetan Buddhist world, Lhasa is a cultural gem in southwest China. Sagittarius travelers, who love to learn new things, will certainly find something special in this oasis of calm and inner peace.
Where to stay: The St. Regis Lhasa Resort, 22 Jiangsu Road, Chengguan District, 850000 Lhasa, Tibet
Capricorn: Queenstown, New Zealand
As the most practical astrological sign, Capricorns are known to be courageous and persistent. An adventure, indeed, could be very appealing to take on new challenges for their resilient personalities. Queenstown, on the shores of Lake Wakatipuwhere on the South Island, offers a plethora of adventure activities, including mountain biking, paragliding and bungee jumping.
Where to stay: Kamana Lakehouse, 39 Fernhill Road, Fern Hill, 9300 Queenstown, New Zealand
This article first appeared on Prestige Online Hong Kong.