Last week we learned how Daniel Kelleghan travels to a new country each month and it seems like every time you scroll through his instagram, major FOMO sets in. Inspired by our favorite Instagrammers, here’s a short guide of where to go in 2017.
Iceland - One of Daniel’s favorite locations is Iceland, and it’s one place where many aesthetically-obsessed trendsetters are placing at the top of their travel lists. Its moody landscapes, hot springs, and black sand beaches make it a top destination for adventure and dramatic views. Another attractive feature is Iceland’s relatively close proximity to the U.S. and London. Follow our friends at @parknation as they take our product on the road to Iceland next week!
Alta Badia - The post-holiday tradition of skiing continues, but this time, our breath is taken away by the heights of Alta Badia, recently visited by Patrick Janelle (@aguynamedpatrick). Alta Badia is a ski resort in the Dolomites of northern Italy, in the upper part of the Val Badia, and closely bordered by Austria, Slovenia, and Switzerland. The views are stunning and according to Patrick’s posts, the food alone is worth a trip.
Aspen - If you’re staying stateside for skiing, follow the lead of our friend and Oarsman John Thompson (@johnphilp3), who recently visited Aspen, CO. Known specifically for luxury accommodations, incredible mountain views, and skiing alongside seasoned professionals and celebrities alike, Aspen is the place to fly to in January.
Porto - When it comes to travel, no one inspires like Grant Legan and his imaginative representation of Porto, Portugal. From tiny rustic streets and brightly colored buildings, to ornate mosaic walls and lush greenery, Porto looks like paradise. The tropical disposition and its proximity to Spain make it all the more reason to visit. Follow @grantlegan for endless travel lust.
Morocco - We love seeing where Matt Hranek goes next. After all, he is the style editor for Conde Nast Traveler and naturally, a man of good taste. His recent trip to Fez and Tangier in Morocco looked nothing short of exotic and epicurious, boasting coastal views and boutique accommodations. Give Matt a follow at @wmbrownproject and look for details about his visits in the print edition of Traveler.
Tulum - When Emily Ratajkowski goes to Tulum, we go to Tulum. Not only in hopes of running into @emrata, but also for the boutique hotels and exotic beaches just an hour south of the resort-y Playa Del Carmen. Tulum is a sanctuary to turtles, iguanas, secret beaches and as of late, celebrities. Try booking a room (far in advance) at Zamas or Mezzanine Hotel and be sure to get a table at the sought-after Hartwood, where ex-pat chef Eric Werner is roasting whole fish one evening and grilled octopus with roasted potatoes the next.