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The Best Places to Visit, According to Your Zodiac Sign
Planning a trip around your Zodiac sign is an easy way to all but guarantee that you’ll have the most amazing experience possible! The experts at Merit Travel have rounded up perfect itineraries for every star sign (extra-tailored, just for you!), taking the guess-work out of your getaway planning process.
Aries (March 21 – April 19)
With a fiery and energetic personality, your vacations need to truly feel apart from the monotony of everyday life. Stay engaged with a Summer Fun and Sailing trip, where you’ll be able to visit 13 different countries over the course of 26 days. From the high seas to mountain ranges, there’s enough diversity and spontaneity on this once-in-a-lifetime trip to keep you on your toes as you discover some of Europe’s hottest destinations.
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Taurus (April 20 – May 20)
Being one with nature is great, but your high standards mean you need the ultimate in luxury and comfort to fully relax on vacation. Treat yourself to service fit for a royal on an Exotic Bali Adventure to Mount Batur. Take in a dramatic live volcano, captivating scenes from sacred mountains and breathtaking sunsets, all complemented with extra-plush five-star service.
Gemini (May 21 – June 20)
Your curious, inquisitive and spontaneous nature must be catered to during a trip… or you may just fall asleep out of boredom. Try a Singapore and Southeast Asia Highlights In-Depth Exploration Cruise to experience an unforgettable blend of traditional cultures with leading-edge technologies in bustling world capitals. This dynamic blend of UNESCO Heritage Sites, treetop jungle bridges and stunning wildlife will keep you captivated.
Cancer (June 21 – July 22)
As a sentimental, emotional and passionate person, love is always in the air for you. Your ideal vacation is a whirlwind romantic getaway to the coast—but why not kick it up a notch? Check out a Wine Trail Along the Aegean Coast to taste your way with your beloved around Turkey’s wine region along the sea, resting easy in four- and five-star accommodations sure to please you and your significant other.
Leo (July 23 – August 22)
Your strong will needs something to match it, making lavish service, incredible views and pure sophistication a must. For something worthy of the lion-hearted, a Magical Sea Tour of Dalmatia is just the ticket, where you’ll spend four nights aboard a luxurious and sophisticated yacht, followed with five-star accommodations in Dubrovnik. Plus, once you’re on board, you can follow your heart’s desires with a flexible itinerary, shaped around your preferences.
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Virgo (August 23 – September 22)
We know it’s hard for you to stop working while on vacation—that’s why we recommend a trip that keeps you distracted. On the Ultimate Ugandan Adventure, you’ll venture into the wilderness to learn about conservation projects, track chimpanzees and gorillas, and raft on white waters, all accompanied by stays at luxurious African-inspired lodges, complete with WiFi should you absolutely need to send a few emails.
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Libra (September 23 – October 22)
Your scales of judgment mean you value people and experiences more than anything. Culture, cities, history and art are all requirements for an exceptional vacation, which is why National Geographic Journeys: Iconic Japan is perfect for you. Balance both past and present with Japan’s rich history and progressive future, exploring everything from geisha districts and ancient temples to glittering, massive Tokyo and more.
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Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)
Pairing a wild personality with a yearning for deeper meaning, there’s no better vacation for a Scorpio than one that goes to the End of the Earth. The pristine wilderness of Ushuaia’s Torres del Paine and Glacier National Park await in this challenging, two-week adventure that pushes travellers to the limits while exploring the farthest points of South America.
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Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)
You yearn for new adventures and love to learn new things. A trip like Outback to the Glaciers is ideal for you, where you’ll explore the diverse wonders of the land down under. Learn about Aboriginal culture while meeting the Drum Atweme musical group, explore the Franz Josef Glacier and majestic Mt. Cook, dive in to learn more about climate change with a closer look at the Great Barrier Reef, and much more on this adrenaline-packed itinerary.
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Capricorn (December 22 – January 10)
Constantly searching for the highest return-on-investment in life, your vacation is no exception to the rule. An enriching experience where you return home with a higher knowledge or sense of enlightenment is a must. Try heading down the Eastern Road, starting in Berlin, where you’ll experience everything from traditional meals and historic, royal castles, to eclectic nightclubs alongside well-dressed locals. It doesn’t get much more authentic than that!
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Aquarius (January 20 – February 18)
Make your next trip match your intellectual and independent nature. A world of opportunities awaits on a Norwegian Coastal Voyage to the Northern Lights, where you’ll journey to epic landscapes and dramatic UNESCO-protected fjords while learning about Norwegian culture and sampling fresh, local cuisine. A train ride along the breathtaking Bergen and Flam Railways paired with a luxurious sailing experience in an ocean view state room are the perfect opportunity for self-reflection and introspection.
Pisces (February 19 – March 20)
You’re easy to please, meaning a little bit of paradise goes a long way. Your fluid personality pairs perfectly with a relaxing, tropical escape to Barbados’ Royal Westmoreland, where world-class golf, beaches and spas await on the island’s prestigious “platinum” west coast. Your affable personality will shine when you meet some of the friendliest islanders in the Caribbean, and the captivating Bajan culture will have you planning your return trip in no time.