Flight of Fancy podcast: Destinations, what's hot, what's not - and how travel has changed over the last decade

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Every traveller wants to go to Cuba right now. It's a given. In the same way that everyone wants to go to Iceland, and Japan, and Sri Lanka, and probably Canada - but why?

Remember Turkey? Everyone wanted to go there five years ago. Bali, too, was once viewed as an exotic hotspot. Same with Thailand. These are countries that were once huge favourites for Australian traveller are now drifting out of fashion. They're no longer the 'it' spots to go.

Travel is like that - it has fashions. Destinations become super popular seemingly out of the blue. And, of course, they also drop out of favour in the same way. But it's not just destinations that change. It's styles of travel that come into fashion, like our current obsessions with food and cruising. And our distain for anything too touristy or cheesy.

Traveller editor Anthony Dennis and travel writer Ute Junker take a special look at how the travel world has changed in the last 10 year, from where we like to travel, Puglia to Provence, Myanmar to South America, and the ways we like to experience the world.

To learn more about which destinations have boomed, which have slipped from favour and what's the next big thing in travel, listen or download this episode of Flight of Fancy: the Traveller.com.au podcast.

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