CNN: World's top destinations for 2011

December 28, 2010 | By A. Pawlowski,
CNN Where on Earth will you find yourself in 2011?
Here's wishing it's somewhere unforgettable -- and the time to plan your journey is now, as the New Year brings the customary yearning for a fresh start and the promise of new people and places. To set your itinerary in motion, we sought out recommendations from three travel experts: Robert Reid, U.S. travel editor for Lonely Planet; Pauline Frommer, creator of Pauline Frommer's guidebooks; and Martin Rapp, senior vice president of leisure sales at Altour.
Here are nine of their top destinations for 2011:

1. New York

2. New Zealand

3. Peruvian Amazon

4. Barcelona, Spain

5. Norway
6. Albania
The top pick on Lonely Planet's list of top 10 countries for 2011 may be a surprise for many people, but Albania gives travelers a taste of the Mediterranean without the crowds and the prices, Reid said. The real rising destination is Gjirokastra, a city whose historic center is a UNESCO World Heritage site, he added. "It's this cobbled town with Ottoman-era mansions," Reid said. "It's a very atmospheric place that has a lot of history." With picturesque beaches, good food and a number of heritage sites, Albania won't be off the beaten track for much longer, Lonely Planet says in its review.
7. Japan

8. Guatemala
9. Bulgaria
Asnjë vlerësim. Bëhu i pari që e jep atë!

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  • Kattie
    • 1. Kattie Më 12/01/2012
    It is really nice that Albania is on the 6'th place in the top of the most visited destinations of 2011 and I am sure that this is because of the wonderful landscapes that can be found there. I'll certainly visit this country next year and I am sure that I'll remain with beautiful and unforgetable memories from this trip. I look forward for the summer to come :D
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