Holiday hit list: the 12 places to visit in 2019- The National, 2 Jan 2019

By Hayley Skirka

Here’s our list of must-visit destinations around the world this year. From designated cities of cultural importance to awe-inspiring resorts and regions enjoying improved accessibility, we round up the must-visit destinations around the world this year.

Mergui, Myanmar

In far southern Myanmar, Mergui, one of the world’s least explored archipelagos, will come into its own this year, with improved accessibility from southern Thailand, coupled with a cluster of luxury resorts set to follow the lead of the newly opened Awei Pila. Stunningly untouched and home to the indigenous Moken tribe, this 800-strong island paradise makes for perfect sailing exploration from November to April.

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