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It's official: This is the world's best holiday destination

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Planning your next big trip? Then this list should help you narrow down your search.

TripAdvisor has just released its countdown of the best holiday destinations in the world for 2017.

The lineup is based on an algorithm of customer satisfaction on the site, taking into account the number of reviews and their ratings for accommodation, restaurants and attractions.


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Coming out on top is Bali. No huge surprise given the destination’s unspoiled beaches, beautiful forested mountains, and pace of life that lends itself so well to R&R.

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However, it might surprise you to learn that, out of everywhere in the world, London took second place, thanks to its plethora of  attractions, culture, historic landmarks, and architecture.

New York, Paris, Rome and Barcelona also scored highly on the list, suggesting that TripAdvisor users love a city break  almsot as much as they love island life.


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Here’s the full list:

1. Bali, Indonesia

2. London, UK

3. Paris, France

4. Rome, Italy

5. New York City, United States

6. Crete, Greece

7. Barcelona, Spain

8. Siem Reap, Cambodia

9. Prague, Czech Republic

10. Phuket, Thailand

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