It's the Monday after the long New Year's weekend and, let's face it, it sucks. It was hard waking up this morning and even harder to make the trek to the office.
Luckily you can daydream that you're somewhere else to help get you through the day. Here are 10 places we know you'd rather be:
Located off the coast of its mainland counterpart Tanzania, Zanzibar is acclaimed for its beautiful beaches and pristine water. If you find yourself trekking around East Africa, don't forget to add this oasis to your itinerary.
What could be better than getting lost wandering the canals of this floating city? or gliding in a gondola while being serenaded? or enjoying a a big plate of pasta and a glass of wine along the waterfront?
Notorious for its nightlife, Miami's breathtaking beaches are the perfect place for you to enjoy the sun and get some serious R&R (which is great after a night out on the town).
4. RIO DE JANEIRO
You can't do much better than trading in the office for Rio de Janeiro - with endless chances to surf, play sports on the beach or take in breathtaking views high above it all.
Amazing beaches and all-inclusive resorts - need we say more?
Few places are as charming as Positano. Whether you want to enjoy yourself on the beach, wander the climbing roads to the next restaurants or hop on a ferry to a neighboring town - you won't be short of reasons to feel enchanted.
7. RAILAY BEACH
Private boat rides across pristine water to an exclusive beach island? Beats sitting in front of the computer any day! And you'll appreciate so much more when all you have to do is sit and enjoy the view after you've stuffed yourself full of delicious Thai food. Need more convincing? Check this out!
No explanation needed.
The adorable white-washed homes, dramatic views and endless sunbathing opportunities will keep you occupied (and away from work) for days.
This breathtaking island group located in the Indian Ocean is the epitome of the word paradise. Pristine waters. White sand beaches. Snorkeling. Scuba diving. Surfing. No work allowed.
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