Airbnb and Pinterest have teamed up to reveal the most desired holidays around the world right now.
More than three billion travel ideas on Pinterest were analyzed, alongside over three million listings on Airbnb across 65,000 cities, in order to come up with the list of trending destinations.
Travel location searches on Pinterest are up by 37% since December, according to the site, while budget-friendly travel searches have rocketed 300% since the beginning of the year.
But the destinations people are lusting after might surprise you — searches for Iceland increased by 365% since January, while searches for Scotland also rose drastically by 430%.
From the slopes of Courchevel to the beaches of Barcelona, these are top 10 trending travel destinations in the world right now.
10. Barcelona, Spain.
This great spot in Barcelona allows you to wake up to a panorama of the city surrounded by fruit trees.
9. Santorini, Greece.
Enjoy some Greek hospitality in this private home in the heart Santorini, which makes it easy to see why it’s so popular.
8. New York City, US.
There’s nothing like a city getaway in New York City, and this listing is the perfect spot to get the most out of your trip.
7. Bora Bora, Polynesia.
Stay in a beautiful bungalow with a lagoon view in the stunning Bora Bora.
6. Kyoto, Japan.
Experience a true Japanese traditional house in these historic buildings of Kyoto, one of the most popular travel destinations in the world at the moment.
5. Reykjavik, Iceland.
You can get a true outdoors experience by staying at a nature reserve in Reykjavik.
4. Scottish Highlands.
A cosy countryside cottage in the Highlands is the perfect place to book if you don’t want to go too far from home.
3. Courchevel, France.
The third most popular destination spot, those wanting to hit the slopes should look no further than Courchevel.
2. Tenerife, Canary Islands.
It’s just a quick walk to the beach from this cottage in the Canary Islands — and as the second most sought-after holiday spot, Tenerife is definitely worth a look.
1. Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.
People on Pinterest and Airbnb are lusting after Sharm El Sheikh more than any other destination. However, it might be because they’re having trouble actually getting there — on Wednesday, Thomas Cook cancelled all of its scheduled flights to Sharm El Sheikh amid terror fears. The UK government’s Travel Advice site currently “advises against all but essential travel by air to or from Sharm el Sheikh” due to a “heightened risk of terrorism against aviation.”
Should you choose to book with another airline, you can indulge in some summer activities like snorkelling and scuba diving at this sea view spot.