Where's hot for '06? In our
first annual, semiscientific poll, we surveyed our staffers
and writers. The result:
this A-list of next year's
1. Croatia: So hot in 2005 that it
was hard to book a flight. For next year, Kornati National
Park tops our list. View Croatia photos from Peter McBride
There's still no better adventure travel value in the world
than Patagonia at devalued peso prices.
Mongolia: Big, safe, and full of wonders like the Gobi and
glistening Lake Hövsgöl. A must.
Botswana: The underappreciated Okavango Delta is among the
richest eco-regions in the world. A definite for the safari
5. India: Sikkim is the new
Nepal, Kerala is the Venice of the East, and India's tourist
infrastructure is getting better with each passing
6. South Africa: With other parts of
the nation learning from Cape
Town, Africa's adventure
travel original is worth another look.
Thailand: A year after the tsunami, there's still help
needed—and miles of uncrowded beaches to
8. China: The Chinese are
discovering the natural beauty of their own Sichuan and
Yunnan. You should, too.
9. Ecuador: The
Amazon has long attracted attention, but now Ecuador's
dazzling coastline is turning heads. Register to win a trip to Ecuador!
Safaris in Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park and sea kayaking
the Barazuto archipelago are putting Mozambique back on the
adventure travel map.
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