53 Places to Go in 2008

Laos Meditation - Sergi Montaner

If you trekked to Compton News in Soho to get the Sunday New York Times, you would have found a rather inspiring travel article. The 53 places to visit in 2008. Why 53? We're not clear. But we like the list.

For the full online spread, click here. You'll get photos and an explanation of just why you should go to Death Valley, Liverpool and Libya.

And if nothing else, it will help prepare you with the next round of World Traveller Challenge on Facebook.

1 Laos
2 Lisbon
3 Tunisia
4 Mauritius
5 Mid-Beach, Miami
6 South Beach, Miami
7 Maldives
8 Death Valley
9 Courchevel
10 Libya
11 Hvar
12 Puerto Vallarta
13 Sylt
14 Prague
15 Quito
16 Liverpool
17 Munich
18 Iran
19 Tuscany
20 Anguilla
21 Bogota
22 Playa Blanca, Panama
23 Alexandria
24 Mazatlan
25 St Lucia
26 Oslo
27 Buenos Aires
28 Rimini, Italy
29 Malawi
30 Rotan
31Mozambique
32 Kuwait City
33 Verbier
34 Lombok
35 Northwest Passage
36 Easter Island
37 Virgin Gorda
38 Nambia
39 San Francisco
40 Detroit
41 Itacare, Brazil
42 Kiliminjaro
43 Algeria
44 San Diego
45 Malaga
46 Puerto Plata
47 London
48 Vietnam
49 Essouira
50 Las Vegas
51 Barossa Valley, Australia
52 Tokaj, Hungary
53 New York