Whether you take them super seriously or just love a bit of spiritual fun, the zodiac signs can open up wonders about who we are inside! This month, for a little travel inspiration, we’ve matched your star signs (and quirks) with these 12 brilliant destinations around the world.
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You’re enthusiastic, strong and adventurous, and when you put your mind to it, nothing will stand in your way! If you were born under the Aries sign, a journey through the Swiss Alps might be your best bet.
Some of the highest mountains in Europe (like Matterhorn) reside here, as do breathtaking valleys, lakes and quaint towns. As a natural-born leader, it’s up to you to head-up the journey and create adventure as you go.
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Tauruses are warm-hearted and loving but have the strength and energy of a bull. Sound like you? If so, maybe put Machu Picchu, Peru, on your destination bucket list.
Your determination, patience and practicality will be essential for the climb of this ancient wonder. And you’ll love that there are more than just views (i.e. stunning ruins) to reward you at the top.
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If you’re a classic Gemini – out there, insatiable, adaptable and sociable – you’ll adore the vibe of New York City. The diversity of things to do and see in the Big Apple will keep your curiosity and intellectual thirst satisfied.
And the endless streams of crowds and social activities won’t bother you in the least! Geminis prefer to be around others, so go with a companion or group to get the most out of your trip.
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Cancerians love to travel, but they’re big homebodies, too. One of the best places in the world to combine the two? Try Italy’s magnificent Amalfi Coast (perfect for water signs).
The cliff-side towns (and their views) will appeal to your sensitive, imaginative side, while the cosiness of seaside destinations like Amalfi, Positano and Praiano will feed into your home-loving character. As a natural problem solver, getting from town to town will be easy for you as well.
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As a Leo, you probably have plenty of roar and courage behind you, making you the perfect type of traveller to conquer Tokyo. This bright and bustling city is your ideal stomping ground, particularly if you decide to travel with a group of friends.
The polite and civil culture of the Japanese can suit your generous and warm side, while the city itself will present lots of creative challenges, exciting sights and vast areas to explore.
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If you’re a Virgo, you love being mentally challenged and you have high standards for everything. So, consider whether Prague could be a wonderful choice for your next holiday.
The country’s rich history, culture and architecture will keep your mind in action for much of your trip, and aiming to hang out at higher-class establishments will appeal to your perfectionist personality.
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Are you all about harmony when you travel? As a Libran, Scotland might be the ultimate place for you.
You’ll get to discover large yet easy cities like Glasgow and Edinburgh while balancing out their urban-ness with side trips into the charming Scottish countryside. You might just love the peace of the highlands, the romanticism of the castles and the engaging history of the main sights and cities.
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Scorpios like their lives to be big, bold and thrilling, making Rio de Janeiro a wonderful Scorpion home away from home. Plan to be there for the Carnaval, and you’ll be totally in your element. The diversity of Rio and its surrounds will do lots for the determined and passionate aspects of your demeanour – there are beaches to explore, parks and mountains to conquer, and a whole, pulsing city at your fingertips.
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You’re passionate and intellectual, energetic and philosophical – and an animal lover. The vast wilderness of Tanzania could be the supreme holiday spot for Sagittarians, especially with the freedom to do as you please.
There’s plenty of discovery to be had here, from the reaches of Mount Kilimanjaro to the national park safaris and the beauty of places like Zanzibar Island.
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Disciplined, straightforward and practical – yet still larger than life! Capricorns might just fancy a destination like Abu Dhabi. The ordered nature of this beautiful city will nurture your down-to-earth-ness, all while providing you with the means to plan and execute the perfect itinerary.
Think everything from tours of monuments like the Emirates Palace and the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque to shopping excursions, outdoor activities and relaxing dinners or spa treatments.
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Aquarians are known for their independence, as well as their love of fun and excitement. And being a water sign, there’s no better place to visit than the coastal beauty of the Big Sur, California, where you can carve out your own beaten travel path.
Whether solo or with a friend, you’ll love the opportunities for exploration and adventure here, not to mention the chance to meet other like-minded travellers.
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Gentle, compassionate and imaginative, if you’re a Pisces through-and-through, consider a trip to New Caledonia. This beautiful, dreamy and unassuming place can make a great match for your personality.
Small towns and attractions will entice without feeling overwhelming, and the gorgeous waters and lagoons will take your breath away. Travelling with a friend or a group can also be ideal on this trip for a Pisces, since it’s a great way to bond and nurture one another.