My favourite travel photos from 2017 for your 2018 travel list!

It was another great year of travel for me and I kept snapping lots of photos and sharing them on this blog and my Facebook and Instagram pages throughout the year. Without further ado, here are 16 of my favourite travel photos from 2017 of places which I certainly would recommend for your travels in 2018.

Innsbruck, Austria

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A quaint street in Innsbruck with the mighty snowcapped peaks of the Tirolean Alps as a backdrop.

Camps Bay, Cape Town, South Africa

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Camps Bay in Cape Town, South Africa.

Read about the spectacular Cape Peninsula drive which passes Camps Bay.

Tulip fields, Hillegom, Netherlands

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The tulip fields in Holland are a sight to behold every spring.

Read more about a drive around the tulip fields.

Graz, Austria

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The grand Mausoleum in Graz.

Graz is Austria’s second largest city and one of my favourite ‘discoveries’ in 2017. Read about my recommended things to do in Graz.

Ljubljana, Slovenia

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Street musicians in the historic centre of Ljubljana.

Another of my favourite discoveries in 2017: Ljubljana, the charming capital of Slovenia. Read about things to do in Ljubljana.

Abbaye de Fontfroide, Narbonne, France

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Abbaye de Fontfroide is a splendid 12th century monastic abbey near the city of Narbonne in the south of France.

Vreeland, Netherlands

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The bridge over the Vecht River in Vreeland.

This little village is a tranquil retreat just 30 minutes from Amsterdam. Read about my culinary getaway in Vreeland.

Langkawi, Malaysia

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Sunset on Cenang Beach in Langkawi.

I spent a few days on Langkawi Island with my family and the sunsets were breathtaking! Read about my stay in Langkawi.

Saint Petersburg, Russia

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The Hermitage Museum.

Read about my impressions of Saint Petersburg.

Monaco

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The port of Monaco with its massive yachts!

Read about how I felt like a rock star in this jet-set haven in the south of France.

Gdansk, Poland

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The historic Dwor Artusa building in Gdansk, seen through a puddle of water.

I visited Gdansk for the first time and absolutely loved its history and architecture. Read about reflections of Gdansk, a historic city in northern Poland. Check out my pub crawl in Gdansk.

Valencia, Spain

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The impressive City of Arts & Sciences in Valencia.

I was in Valencia for a conference and I was honoured to speak in this iconic building. Read about things to do in Valencia.

Bari, Puglia, Italy

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A street scene in the old town of Bari.

Read about my stroll around Bari.

Matera, Basilicata, Italy

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Matera at dusk.

This ancient city in the south of Italy was unlike any other place I’ve ever visited! If you’re looking for a city to visit in Italy in 2018, Matera should be on the top of that list! Matera will be Europe’s Capital of Culture in 2019.

Dresden, Germany

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A stall at one of the Christmas markets in Dresden, Germany.

Amsterdam, Netherlands

And last but not least, arguably my favourite photo of 2017: a snowy evening in Amsterdam, my home town. 🙂

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My favourite shot is of this bicycle on a bridge in the snow.

May you have a Happy, Healthy, Successful & Travelicious New Year! 🙂

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2 Responses to “My favourite travel photos from 2017 for your 2018 travel list!”

  1. Keith Jenkins 12/01/2018 6:32 am
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    Hi Rebecca,
    Indeed! Lots of beautiful places to explore this year! What’s at the top of you list?

    Cheers,
    Keith

  2. Rebecca 11/01/2018 3:31 am
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    So many beautiful countries!

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