2019 is almost here and now is the perfect time to plan something.
With Christmas out of the way, we all need something to look forward to.
A holiday or a mini-break might be the answer.
And according to Pinterest, some things are going to be big next year when it comes to travel.
Less travelled islands
Searches for islands no one else has heard about are up 179%.
Going away without knowing where you are going is going to be a big trend in 2019, with searches for ‘surprise destination’ increasing by 192%.
Holidays don’t have to be in the summer. Searches for autumn getaways are up 94%.
Warm natural water sounds pretty relaxing. Searches are up by 32%.
Exploring ruins without a visitor centre and gift shop attached is a new trend with searches increasing by 142%.
Thrifty travellers are turning to cheap public transport to get around. Searches have gone up by 32%.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
After the World Cup and 2016 Olympics in Brazil, Rio has become a must-see destination. Searches for the city are up by 142% on Pinterest.
Small town travel
It’s not all about big city life. Searches for small town travel have increased by 276%.
Bike tours are an easy and cheap way to get around and see as much as possible. Searches are up by 64%.
Zero waste travel
We want to see the world but we want to see it at the same time. Searches for ways to travel and be sustainable are up by 74%.
by – metro.co.uk