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It’s a big world out there, so we’ve narrowed it down for you. From the temples of Malta to the crystalline waters of the Yucatán, explore our top destinations to visit this year.

52 Places to Go in 2016

52 Places to visit in It’s a big world out there, so we’ve narrowed it down for you. From the temples of Malta to the crystalline waters of the Yucatán, explore our top destinations to visit this year.

Sarajevo, Bosnia...Latin Bridge where the Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sofia were assassinated.

Latin Bridge where the Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sofia were assassinated which started WWI.

Paljakka Caravan in autumn by PaljakkaFi, via Flickr

Paljakka Caravan in autumn by PaljakkaFi, via Flickr

Lakes in Finland provide many opportunities for fishing & fish has always been an important protein source. Preparing fish, including frying, boiling, drying, salting, fermenting, cold smoking or simply slicing sea fish and eating it raw. Salmon is a popular choice, both as kylmäsavustettu lohi: cold smoked salmon, lox, or served raw with lemon juice as graavilohi (gravlax in Swedish). It is common to smoke any types of fish, like salmon, zander, pike, perch and Baltic herring.

Lakes in Finland provide many opportunities for fishing & fish has always been an important protein source. Preparing fish, including frying, boiling, drying, salting, fermenting, cold smoking or simply slicing sea fish and eating it raw. Salmon is a popular choice, both as kylmäsavustettu lohi: cold smoked salmon, lox, or served raw with lemon juice as graavilohi (gravlax in Swedish). It is common to smoke any types of fish, like salmon, zander, pike, perch and Baltic herring.

Lake Keselmä at Sallatunturi. | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Lake Keselmä at Sallatunturi. | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Many Finns visit the local graveyard on Christmas Eve and light candles on the graves of their loved ones - Jämsänkosken hautausmaa by Damork, via Flickr

Many Finns visit the local graveyard on Christmas Eve and light candles on the graves of their loved ones - Jämsänkosken hautausmaa by Damork

Kekri is an ancient harvest festival in Finland. The word "kekri" means ending of something. The main event of the festival is the burning of the scary creature, a goat called "Kekripukki".

Kekri is an ancient harvest festival in Finland. The word "kekri" means ending of something. The main event of the festival is the burning of the scary creature, a goat called "Kekripukki".

Pikku Huopalahti, Helsinki.

Pikku Huopalahti, Helsinki.

Kajaani river copy by outie1, via Flickr

Kajaani river copy by outie1, via Flickr

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