World's Greatest Dream Trips
Cruising the fjords of Norway. Beach-hopping around Kauai. Seeing the new Seven Wonders of the World. For the first time ever, we asked Travel + Leisure followers on Twitter and Facebook, and veteran travelers we encountered on the streets of New York, to tell us about the destinations they most want to experience.
Romana Lilic tweeted that her ultimate escape would be visiting Mexico’s uninhabited Espiritu Santu Island. Baja Expeditions obliges with trips that include stand-up paddleboarding among dolphins, hiking, and sleeping under the stars.
For Kari Pitman, wanderlust inspires a foodie trek around China. She might start at Black Sesame Kitchen, which offers courses on northern Chinese staples as well as intimate 10-course dinners in a traditional courtyard house amid Beijing’s alleyways.
Read on for more advice on how to make dream trips a reality—and find out which destinations are on T+L editors’ wish lists.
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EDITED BY JACQUELINE GIFFORD AND BROOKE PORTER
Reported by Andrea Aguilar, Christine Ajudua, Jennifer Chen, Frances Hibbard, Katie James, Sarah Khan, Alexandra Marshall, Heidi Mitchell, Valerie Waterhouse, and Jane Wooldridge.