A travel company has identified the world’s top 20 “alternative” landmarks to travel to.We’ve all heard a lot about popular sights such as the Eiffel Tower, the Taj Mahal and Statue of Liberty.But this list offers fresh inspiration for incredible sights you might want to base your holidays around visiting, detailing those buildings, natural sites and attractions you might not have known existed. It was compiled based on a survey of 1,000 travellers conducted by Travelzoo UK, an online hub for travel and entertainment deals.Additions include the CN Tower in Toronto, Canada, which features a 360 degree views of the city, and the Minack Theatre, an open-air destination carved into a granite cliff in Portcurno, Cornwall here in the UK.There’s also Kinkaku-Ji Temple in Kyoto, Japan, a golf-leaf covered structure first built in 1397, and Uxmal, an ancient Mayan city in Mexico.Click through the slideshow above to see the full list.
If the Christmas comedown and endless talk of snow has left you craving the summer months, then you’re not alone.Monday 21 January 2019 has been dubbed ‘Blue Monday‘, with claims that it’s set to be the most depressing day of the year so far.But there’s no need to fear, as we’ve found the perfect excuse to add some must-see spots to your 2019 wanderlust list. And, in keeping with the day’s theme, they’re all blue.From the world-famous Blue Lagoon in Iceland to gram-worthy tiles in Porto, feast your eyes on some of the most awe-inspiring spots across the globe.Hands up, who else is already reaching for their passport?Have we missed your favourite blue spot? Let us know in the comments below.Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK.Read more from Yahoo Style UK: 10 best Airbnbs revealed, from a tropical treehouse in Bali to a Moroccan palace From Hawaii’s forbidden zone to the Great Wall of China: The world’s most Instagrammed stairs revealedWhat is Blue Monday and is it real?
As the year draws to a close, we’re desperately trying to squeeze a last-minute getaway in before the inevitable Christmas crush.But with festive flight deals invading our inbox, it can prove impossible to know where to kick-start our holiday planning.Thankfully, we’ve tracked down the 20 most searched-for holiday destinations of 2018 so you can finally cross off one of the hot spots you didn’t get a chance to see (or ‘gram) this year.Family favourites Cyprus, Malta and Benidorm proved popular in 2018 with Tenerife unsurprisingly stealing the top spot.When it comes to chic city breaks, Amsterdam played host to countless Brits alongside Dublin, Barcelona and Rome.Those itching for adventure were scouring the Internet for all things Aussie (we’re pretty sure Harry and Meghan have something to do with our newfound wanderlust).So if you’re itching to escape the manic run-up to Christmas, look no further for inspiration as we count down this year’s most searched-for holiday destinations from New York to Thailand.How many have you visited?Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK.Read more from Yahoo Style UK: The most ridiculously expensive hotels in the UK – are they worth it?15 of the best campsites in EuropeThe best British destinations for a weekend away
Forget ‘close proximity to the beach’ or ‘sea views’ – when planning a trip, the number one request on every millennial‘s wish list is that it must be Insta-worthy.Gone are the days when we’d pop into our local travel agents to flick through the latest brochures, as the social media platform is now our go-to source of inspiration.Globe-trotters have been busy documenting every aspect of their holiday via their feed in recent years and so it comes as no surprise to learn that some seriously gram-worthy steps have been given the filter treatment.From the Great Wall of China to Hawaii’s forbidden Haiku stairs, these are the world’s most Instagrammed steps – with a grand total of two million posts in the bag.Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK.Read more from Yahoo Style UK: 10 best Airbnbs revealed, from a tropical treehouse in Bali to a Moroccan palaceCosy city breaks guaranteed to get you excited for autumnThe best British destinations for a weekend away this autumn
The destination for this indulgent city break is Lausanne, close to the French border in west Switzerland. Lausanne, Switzerland’s fourth biggest city with a modest population of just under 150,000, is a short train hop from Geneva, but with its own personality and unique charm. Like its larger neighbour, it boasts a jaw-dropping location on the edge of Lake Geneva.
It’s coming up to summer and as one of the top tourist destinations in the world London will be flooded with tourists from around the world. A busy street full of high street shops is one of the most visited “tourist attractions” in London.