So you’re thinking of a grand trip in the new year, right?
How about selecting from one of Lonely Planet’s annual list of Best Countries to Visit.
The 2014 list ranks some places you’ve always wanted to go and ones you’ve never thought you’d enjoy. The list is compiled by in-house experts and the scores of travel writers who brave the globe (lucky bastards) writing for the popular guidebook.
Check them out in the list that follows (via Lonely Planet):