55 Secrets places of 2021

2021 was an unusual year for us with lots of trips cancelled and a lot of last-minute decisions and adventures. Despite all the unexpected, we had a truly amazing year and here are our top picks locations from this year.

  1. 1. Kotor Lake (Montenegro)
  2. 2. Komani Lake (Albania)
  3. 3. Ponta da Piedade (Lagos, Algarve)
  4. 4. Vilamoura (Algarve)
  5. 5. Voidokilia Beach (Greece)
  6. 6. Monenvasia (Greece)
  7. 7. Elafonisos Island (Greece)
  8. 8. Santorini (Greece)
  9. 9. Zakynthos (Greece)
  10. 10. Koh Racha (Thailand)
  11. 11. Phuket (Thailand)
  12. 12. Krabi Thailand

1. Kotor Lake (Montenegro)

Kotor is a truly incredible lake in Montenegro that we visited during a road trip with friends

2. Komani Lake (Albania)

Albania was a pleasant and unexpected destination with breath-taking nature and one of the wildest ferry trips of our lives

3. Ponta da Piedade (Lagos, Algarve)

Lagos is one of our favourite places in the Algarve and Ponta da Piedade is a must-stop on all our trips to the south

4. Vilamoura (Algarve)

We stayed in Vilamoura for the launch of Algarve Lifestyle magazine and it was the perfect balance of beach and luxury as a getaway

5. Voidokilia Beach (Greece)

Located in the Costa Navarino region this was one of our top spots during our trip to Greece

6. Monenvasia (Greece)

This medieval town seems taken a true Game of Thrones scene and we loved the vibes in Monenvasia

7. Elafonisos Island (Greece)

Probably the clearest water we have seen in Europe. This hidden gem is a must-visit in Greece

8. Santorini (Greece)

A good old classic that we just love. The best sunsets you can find always bring us back to Santorini

9. Zakynthos (Greece)

We spent a week with friends in Zakynthos exploring all the beaches around the island and it was an amazing adventure

10. Koh Racha (Thailand)

This tiny island in Thailand is the perfect place to disconnect from the world

11. Phuket (Thailand)

Our winter home of 2021 has the perfect balance between civilization and wild and we just love it

12. Krabi Thailand

One of the most picturesque destinations in Thailand, Krabi is known for its cliffs and pristine waters

2021 turned out to be an amazing year and we can’t wait for what 2022 has to bring us and to keep discovering new places.

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