As Chinese New Year fast approaches, it isn’t just the usual predictions for career, love, and finances that take centre stage. This year, why not let the cosmos guide your travel plans? Explore the world aligned with your unique celestial traits by discovering the best destinations for your Chinese zodiac sign in 2024.

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Years: 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012
Traits: Energetic, charismatic, ambitious, passionate, innovative, confident.

For the dynamic Dragon, Germany offers a vibrant tapestry of rich history, awe-inspiring castles, and breathtaking scenery. Dive into the cultural hub of Berlin or traverse medieval villages like Rothenburg ob der Tauber. Germany, with its history and innovation, aligns perfectly with the Dragon’s leadership qualities.

Alternative destinations: Australia, Peru

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Years: 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013
Traits: Calm, wise, intuitive, analytical, observant, charming, mysterious, determined.

The intelligent and passionate Snake will find serenity and joy in exploring breathtaking national parks, kicking back at one of Costa Rica’s pristine beach resorts or spas, and sipping through the capital’s thriving craft beer scene. It’s all about recharging, rejuvenating, and getting inspired this year.

Alternative destinations: Egypt, Azores

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Years: 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014
Traits: Enthusiastic, adventurous, independent, sociable, confident, ambitious.

Energetic and adventurous, the Horse finds its match in the lively and colourful landscapes of India. Dive into exciting events, vibrant cultures, and world-class cuisine. India promises an unforgettable experience for the Horse’s love of freedom and pursuit of challenges.

Alternative destinations: Brazil, Oman

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Years: 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015
Traits: Gentle, kind, artistic, creative, compassionate, diplomatic.

The gentle Goat can find solace in the intimacy and wild beauty of Socotra, with its surreal landscapes and unique flora. Embrace the harmony of this almost-alien destination that promises a speechless experience—there’s nowhere like it on Earth.

Alternative destinations: Sri Lanka, Sweden

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Years: 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016
Traits: Intelligent, witty, inventive, curious, adaptable, playful.

With its energy and diversity, Morocco is the perfect playground for the Monkey’s cleverness and versatility. Take all that riz and good energy to the bustling souks, striking riads, and epic landscapes of North Africa.

Alternative destinations: Mexico, Philippines

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Years: 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017
Traits: Hardworking, confident, observant, honest, punctual, independent.

Adaptable yet creatures of habit, Roosters will find comfort in Canada’s picturesque landscapes, best explored through a road trip. Rent a car and be blown away by the ease and convenience that Canada, with its precision and reliability, offers.

Alternative destinations: Singapore, Czech Republic

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Years: 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018
Traits: Loyal, honest, trustworthy, compassionate, diligent, practical.

Loyal and bright, individuals born in the Year of the Dog will be enchanted by Norway‘s positive and balanced approach to life, friendly locals, breathtaking fjords, and the mystical Northern Lights. Norway promises a lasting impression on the compassionate Dog.

Alternative destinations: England, Nepal

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Years: 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019
Traits: Honest, tolerant, gentle, optimistic, diligent, sincere.

The compassionate Pig will find solace in the peaceful landscapes and warm hospitality of Iceland. Experience stunning scenery and pure air in the world’s most peaceful country, perfectly aligning with the Pig’s love for simplicity.

Alternative destinations: Spain, New Zealand

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Years: 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008
Traits: Intelligent, adaptable, resourceful, quick-witted, charming, artistic.

Adaptable Rats will thrive in Japan‘s unique blend of rich history and ultra-modern present. Immerse yourself in the charm of this diverse and wildly unique culture, where intelligence and resourcefulness are celebrated.

Alternative destinations: Taiwan, Switzerland

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Years: 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009
Traits: Diligent, reliable, patient, methodical, trustworthy, strong-willed.

The determined Ox will find tranquillity in the Maldives, where islands and luxurious spas offer a haven for recharging. Appreciate the finer things in life as the Maldives caters to the Ox’s hard work and perseverance.

Alternative destinations: Italy, St. Lucia

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Years: 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010
Traits: Brave, competitive, unpredictable, confident, charismatic, passionate.

For the risk-taking prowess of the Tiger, Mongolia‘s vast landscapes and nomadic culture provide the perfect canvas for bold exploration. Embrace solitude in the least densely populated country in the world, aligning with the Tiger’s bold and adventurous nature.

Alternative destinations: South Africa, Chile

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Years: 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011
Traits: Gentle, quiet, elegant, compassionate, intuitive, diplomatic.

Calm and sociable Rabbits will find peace in Bhutan‘s unique kingdom, with its profound heritage, beautiful treks, and warm locals. Discover a perfect blend of history, art, culture, and nature in this serene destination.

Alternative destinations: France, Ireland