What is a travel destination?

A place for tourists to visit and stay can be a country, state, region, or city, usually because of its cultural or natural values. What's on your to-do list? If you're like most people, the more you travel, the more places you add to your wish list. So when the publishers of the Big 7 Travel website announced the list of the top 50 destinations on the world's wish list, we stopped and started ticking the boxes. In the study, Big 7 Travel found that people were also more likely to add a destination to their list if they had seen it on social media, and 33% of people search for vacation destinations on their Instagram account.

Since more than a third of our readers say they're looking for travel inspiration on Instagram, it makes sense that cities with colorful neighborhoods (like Cape Town's Bo Kaap) have made the cut, Clayton-Lea says. Some people go a long way to get to the beach, while others only travel a short distance. Read on for the list of the 50 best destinations in the world and what Big 7 Travel said about each of them. People travel to destinations with winter conditions (real or artificial) for a variety of winter sports activities.