National Geographic Reveals the Top 9 Destinations for Winter

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Japan in winter

If you're looking to escape this winter, National Geographic has revealed its "" for 2018 and it includes destinations to suit every globe-trotter.

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Japan

Red bridges and torri gates are striking under a blanket of white snow in the winter months.


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Patagonia

With many amenities closed during the summer months, now through April is an ideal time to visit Torres del Paine National Park.


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Tanzania

Whether you're in a hot air balloon over the savannah or at eye level on the roads below, the Serengeti National Park is sure to be a wild experience.


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Vienna

Snow storms will not keep Vienna's world renowned Christmas markets from spreading holiday cheer.


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Caribbean

Following hurricanes Irma and Maria, colorful beachside buildings have reopened on many Caribbean islands, including Turks and Caicos.


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Vietnam and Cambodia

There are countless ways to experience the arching palms, floating markets, and biodiversity of the Mekong river, which connects six countries.


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Belize

Belize is home to the largest barrier reef in the Northern Hemisphere and the thousand foot wide Great Blue Hole.


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Antarctica

During peak breeding season on South Georgia Island, which is near the Antarctic Peninsula, there is said to be more wildlife per square foot than anywhere else in the world.


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Baja California Sur

Tiny mangrove laced islands, such as Isla EspĂ­ritu Santo, make perfect base locations for swimming, snorkelling, and kayaking.


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