It is a bright and shiny new year, and for many of us it is also the height of winter. With that in mind, our thoughts may turn to booking our next vacation, and if you are struggling to decide where to go then help is at hand. If you have ever visited a country and immediately felt at home there, then it could be that you chose somewhere that was perfect for your zodiac sign. On the other hand if you instantly got bad vibes from a place, then you could have accidentally made the wrong choice according to astrology. If you want to make a great choice this year and have one of the best trips of your life, then you may want to think about booking a holiday according to your star sign!
Aries is a sign ruled by the Mars which is the Planet of Fire. This means that you should steer well clear of colder climes and instead head where it is hot. Mars also rules needles and sharp objects, so you are likely to be well at home when you are surrounded by spiky cacti. Put all this together and what do you have? A trip to warm and sunny Mexico which is also known for its gorgeous desert landscapes studded with all manner of prickly cactus plants that will look great on your Instagram page!
Taurus loves nothing more than a little luxury and with that in mind why not head to one of the most opulent places in the world – Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. Here you can check out famous luxury spots like the Burj Al Arab which is one of the most famous hotels in the world and sits on its own artificial island. You can get pampered by the luxury service and enjoy cozy activities like dining in the desert from the comfort of your own tent.
Gemini absolutely loves technology as you are the sign that rules gadgets and communication devices. If you want to get ahead of the curve in 2018, then you may want to consider booking a trip to Tokyo in Japan. This city is known for its cutting edge machinery and you can spend time indulging your love of gadgets by visit the famous Robot Restaurant. Here you can dine while also watching one of the most amazing robotics shows in the world.
Cancer is not a sign that likes to travel that much as you are the ultimate homebody. If you do get time off then you love nothing more than relaxing and kicking back in your own nest, but you also need to remember that a change is as good as a rest. Knowing this, you might want to think about a trip to gorgeous Thailand in Southeast Asia. Why? Well, Cancer is also a Water sign and you are at home next to the ocean. Thailand has some of the most gorgeous islands in the world and you can spend your days under the sea enjoying diving and snorkeling.
Leo is the sign of the Lion and you love nothing more than lying in the sun and having a nap. For something a little more adventurous however you could try a fun-packed safari holiday in Kenya. Here you can spend your days in the Great Rift Valley searching for real life lions and you can also check out the Maasai Mara where you can see wildebeests and all manner of other amazing exotic animals roaming over the plains. Of course you can also relax on the grounds of your safari lodge and top up your tan at the same time!
There is nothing that a Virgo loves more than organization and attention to detail so with that in mind head to one of the cleanest and best organized countries in the world – Sweden. The Swedes are known for being some of the happiest people in the world thanks to their efficient transportation systems, their clean cities, and their kind and communal spirit. You can walk around Stockholm and take in sights like the gorgeous Stockholm Palace and the Nobel Museum which is an ode to former Nobel Prize winners.
As a Libra you love balance and this means that you need to go somewhere where you can get centered. This means that there is no better place for you than chilled-out Bali in Indonesia, also known as the Island of the Gods. Here you can travel to Ubud which is known for its yoga studios and spiritual practices and this will allow you to spend your days at a yoga retreat, learning the ancient art of balance. You can also even visit a local shaman who will tell you how to balance your chakras.
Scorpio is a sign that loves the occult, so you can put this to good use when you travel and go to Scotland in the United Kingdom which is known for its ghost stories and occult folklore. One of the spookiest spots in the country is Glamis Castle which is said to have up to twenty different ghosts, so make sure you book a visit there. If you are feeling brave then you can also spend your time wandering around the mist-cloaked highlands.
Sagittarius is the eternal wanderer of the zodiac so you probably spend most of your time roaming around the globe anyway. With that in mind however you would do well to check out one of the less visited parts of the world like stunning Laos in Southeast Asia which is a tiny landlocked country with a fascinating history. There is so much just waiting for you to discover here!
Capricorn is the Sign of the Mountain Goat and this means that you are at home anywhere as long as it has a mountain to climb. Keeping this in mind, you may want to plan a trip to Everest Base Camp in Nepal and go out into the foothills as part of a trek. If you are feeling adventurous then you can even spend some time training and see if you can scale the actual peak! If anyone can, then you can Capricorn!
Aquarius is a bit of a quirky sign and with that you need a quirky kind of holiday. Many Aquarians believe in aliens and love Sci-Fi, so you could enjoy taking a road trip to Roswell in New Mexico in the United States. This is the sight of an alleged UFO crash site and you can explore a range of alien themed attractions in the area such as a famous cafe filled with alien memorabilia.
Pisces is the Sign of the Fish and you are naturally at home in the water. A great holiday for you would be taking a cruise around the gorgeous Caribbean as you can spend you nights falling asleep to the sound of the calming waves lapping against the boat. In the day time you can also get out in the water yourself and go swimming or snorkeling and check out all the colorful fish.