Missing Travel? Where to Go First Based on Your Zodiac Sign


Can’t pick your next vacation destination? Let the stars decide for you. 

Choosing the perfect destination for your first vacation in 18 months is going to be tough. Why not let the stars decide? The zodiac signs can not only describe your personality traits, but they can also serve as your very own travel guide. Whether you wholeheartedly believe in astrology or just need some travel inspiration, here are 12 places to travel based on your zodiac sign.  

August 13, 2021
Aries in Melbourne Australia
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Aries travel horoscope

(March 21 – April 19): Melbourne

Symbolized by the astrological ram, Aries can be independent, feisty and courageous. You can depend on Aries to dive headfirst into any situation they’re presented with. The ideal vacation spot for an Aries is Melbourne – somewhere as bold as they are. Aries needs to fill their vacation itinerary with adventurous, thrilling excursions – think swimming with sharks and skydiving – which are abundant down under. Aries’ forte is to somehow master activities that they’ve never tried before, so don’t be surprised if this fire sign comes home as a scuba diving or surfing pro.  

Related: Become One with the Whale Sharks in Western Australia  

Taurus in Tulum Mexico
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Taurus travel horoscope

(April 20 – May 20): Tulum, Mexico 

The earth sign Taurus is known for being practical, down to earth and easy–going. Taurus appreciates the simpler things: the sounds, scents and flavours that a destination has to offer. A vacation to Tulum, Mexico guarantees an indulgent experience that Taurus can enjoy. Serene resorts and delicious food make Mexico the most practical choice for Taurus, who will enjoy any laid–back destination so long as they can get away. 

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Gimini in Tokyo
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Gemini travel horoscope

(May 21 – June 20): Tokyo

Gemini, notoriously represented by the celestial twins, wants the best of both worlds – curious, versatile and an up–for–anything attitude make Gemini the ultimate travel partner. The best vacation for a Gemini is Tokyo. Since Geminis need to keep their options open, Tokyo’s versatility makes it easy to decide between attractions in the bustling city or a day at a serene temple and garden, all relatively nearby. 

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Cauayan Island Resort in the Philippines
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Cancer travel horoscope

(June 21 – July 22): El Nido, Philippines

Cancer, a water sign, is the most intuitive of the signs, which makes them cautious, sensitive and empathetic. Cancer can seemingly read minds by picking up on the energy around them, everywhere they go. An over–water hut or a secluded resort in El Nido, Philippines is the best vacation spot for a Cancer, who is always so in tune with the energy around them that they need a chance to get away, relax and let their guard down.

Leo travel in Leo Ibiza Spain
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Leo travel horoscope

(July 23 – August 22): Ibiza, Spain

Best known for their confidence and outgoing nature, the astrological lion of the signs is passionate, outgoing and distinctive. Leo is goal–oriented and has no problem letting everyone know. Extravagant and luxurious vacations tend to a Leo’s love for the spotlight and feeling special. This makes Ibiza, Spain their prime vacation destination – parties and social scenes are where Leos thrive, and that’s exactly what they’ll find here.

Virgo Cairo Egypt
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Virgo travel horoscope

(August 23 – September 22): Cairo

The earth sign Virgo is known for being logical, organized and realistic – the Type A personality of the signs. There is never a dull moment with Virgo, as they have the diligence and discipline to intellectually challenge themselves and those around them. Sticking to scheduled tours that revolve around the art, culture and history of a place is exactly the kind of structure Virgos need. They will find all this and more on a vacation to Cairo, where they can learn about the Pyramids and temples galore.

Libra Rome Italy
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Libra travel horoscope

(September 23 – October 22): Rome

Symbolized by the scales – the only inanimate object among the signs – Libra is known for their focus on finding balance in all aspects of life. They are sophisticated, intellectual and sociable people. Libra’s curious nature means that they love to meet new people and learn about the world. What’s more sophisticated than learning about the rich culture and ancient history of Rome, right in the heart of the city?

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Scorpio in Cartagena, Colombia
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Scorpio travel horoscope

(October 23 – November 21): Cartagena, Colombia

Scorpio, represented by the astrological scorpion, is one of the most passionate signs. Scorpios are intense, powerful and magnetic and Cartagena, Colombia is their destination of choice. With their passionate and intense qualities, Scorpios need a vacation with a great nightlife and an underrated food and drink scene to match their mysterious, secretive vibe all night long.

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Sagittarius in Queenstown New Zealand

Sagittarius travel horoscope

(November 22 – December 21): Queenstown, New Zealand

Sagittarius is represented by the centaur, a symbol of intelligence, so this fire sign is always trying to learn about the world around them. As well as being highly intellectual people, Sagittarius can be described as generous and open–minded. Their adventurous spirit makes Queenstown, New Zealand, the top pick for Sagittarius to vacation at. There’s an abundance of opportunities for outdoor adventures, as well as a rich Indigenous history to learn about on the Sagittarian’s never–ending quest for knowledge.

Related: What It’s Like to Be in New Zealand Right Now

Capricorn in Dubai, UAE
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Capricorn travel horoscope

(December 22 – January 19): Dubai

The earth sign Capricorn can be categorized as respectful, devoted and the perfect balance between ambitious and practical. Capricorn is materialistic in the best way possible, and they love the finer things in life. The ideal vacation for a Capricorn is to Dubai. The city’s atmosphere has a classy, well–heeled vibe, which is just up Capricorn’s alley. With great food and even greater city views, this destination makes for the perfect photo op.

Related: Getting Surreal in the Emirates

Aquarius in Alofi, Niue
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Aquarius travel horoscope

(January 20 – February 18): Alofi, Niue

Aquarius is regarded as the humanitarian of the signs. Represented by the celestial water bearer, Aquarius can be described as independent, rebellious and original – their expertise is thinking outside the box. Aquarians want to try everything underrated, which makes Alofi, Niue, one of the smallest islands in the world with a great natural landscape to explore, the perfect vacation for the independent, open–minded Aquarius.

Pisces in Paris, France

Pisces travel horoscope

(February 19 – March 20): Paris

The water sign Pisces is symbolized by two fish swimming in opposite directions, just like Pisces – caught between fantasy and reality. Pisces are compassionate, sensitive and romantic people with big imaginations. The ideal vacation for a dreamy, romantic Pisces is Paris. The city of love is the best place for Pisces to live out their dreams and enjoy even the most typical tourist attractions like the Eiffel Tower.

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