Prepare your credit card and your preferred booking platform: American magazine Time just released its list 50 best places in the world by 2022,
The list was compiled by its international network of correspondents and contributors, and “with an eye on those providing new and exciting experiences,” Time said in a statement.
The 50 destinations include both classic “big hits” and other less-explored locations, but what unites them is that they are “thriving, growing and changing”, Time says, “as a path to economic recovery.” figuring out.” and “Investing in Sustainability”.
In the United States, TIME is recommending West Coast centers for portland, OregonAnd San FranciscoFlorida’s Modern Coast miamiand “Comeback City” by Michigan, in Detroit. , winter ski destination of park cityIn Utah, a clearance is also available.
in Canada, TorontoThe capital and small surf town of Ontario tofinoIn British Columbia, there are alternatives, and further north, iluisataIn Greenland, the “Great Canyon of the Arctic Circle” opens on Disco Bay.
The always popular beach destinations in Jamaica and gives riviera naito From Mexico are also part of the 2022 list.
the city of hopIn the mountainous northwest of Argentina and in the village of el chaltainein the country’s Los Glaciares National Park, caught the attention of TIME this year.
rapa nui of Chile – better known as Easter Island – and Galapagos Islands There are two volcanic wonders on the list from Ecuador.
metropolis of bogotain Colombia, and Sao PauloIn Brazil, TIME has two more urban recommendations.
In Great Britain, the Enigmatic Attractions of the English County Devon and from the city PortreeOn the Scottish Isle of Skye, give a thumbs up this year.
western european cities Marseille (France), Copenhagen (Denmark), Skeleton (Sweden) and valence (Spain), everyone gets a nod.
Then . is the Italian region of Calabriaancient greek city THESSALONIKIPortuguese territory alentejo and archipelago wood,
Little Czech Ski Resort dolny morav and the city of the Lithuanian fortress Which one Complete the list, as does the historical splendor of Turkey’s capital Istanbul,
Indian Kerala And Ahmedabad Asians are among the recommendations, as well as the Japanese islands of setochi And Kyushu,
capital of south korea sol As an Indonesian province there is a top suggestion Bali and the Central Philippine Islands Boracay,
great Barrier Reef port city of Australia FremantleWith all queenstown From New Zealand, an adventure sports center in the South Island, get positive reviews.
finally The Trans-Boutanic Trail of Bhutan and historical silk Road Uzbekistan There are some less-travelled areas in this year’s picks.
Qatar and its capital Doha Get everyone’s attention this year as it hosts the 2022 World Cup in December, while the destination for emerging adventure ports Ras Al Khaimah The United Arab Emirates also receives distinction.
capital of kenya nairobi and the capital of Rwanda Kigali TIME’s urban picks for Africa. franschhoekin South Africa, known for its wineries, and Lower Zambezi National Park Also recommended from Zambia.
hey Hwange National Park Zimbabwe is the final pick of the continent.
For the more intrepid travellers, TIME 2022’s picks also include the polar region of Arctic And this International Space StationWhich fits right into the list of criteria for being in low Earth orbit.
Madeira and the Alentejo: what time says
“This unexplored Portuguese island off the coast of Morocco is also an adventure lover’s dream,” writes about time magazine wood, is defined as the “European tropics”. “The island is resplendent with natural wonders to explore, with opportunities for hiking, kayaking, rock climbing and diving.”
The magazine’s critics recommend “Sunrise from the Top of Pico Ruivo,” Madeira’s highest point, “or visit the island’s nature-filled Levada, a waterfall along one of the 15th-century footpaths adjacent to irrigation canals. “
already hey alentejo Defined as a “delightful getaway” and recommended to be “the most rural and least populated area in Portugal”, “scattered with picturesque towns separated by cork forests and olive groves” ” and “its many new routes offer the opposite of its fast pace”.
TIME recommends the new Berardo Estremoz Museum in Estremoz, the Serra de So Mamede Natural Park or the cities of Elvas and vora, both classified as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.
Top image: bell tower in Ponta do Sol, Madeira city (Francisco Correia / Courtesy Visit Madeira)