After presenting the 44 best emerging travel destinations in the world as voted by expert panel of top travel bloggers and influencers, we asked you to vote for yours …. and over 8,000 of you weighed in!
From Europe to Africa to North America, the competition for the top slot on each continent was fierce. We even had politicians and celebrities come out to launch campaigns in support of their favored destination!
Here are the 6 winning destinations of our annual Travel Lemming Reader Awards.
From medieval towns where you can relive centuries of history to modern cities throbbing with the latest in culture and fashion, Serbia is perhaps one of the most underrated travel destinations on the planet. Witness impressive fortresses as you cruise down the Danube, explore the gorgeous mountains around Zlatibor, check out the street art in Belgrade, or get your party on in city’s floating nightclubs. Whatever you do, get to Serbia fast before word gets out about this incredible hidden destination!
When to Visit: May to September
Top Attractions: Novi Sad, Belgrade
Runners Up: Hvar, Croatia, Slovenia
Other winners are:
1. Valladolid, Mexico (North America)
2. Orange, Australia (Australia & Pacific)
3. Malawi (Africa)
4. Lima, Peru (South America)
6. Sri Lanka (Asia)