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The Top Destinations for Young Travellers in 2018 Are...

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Travel Editor
Updated: 3 January 2018
Looking for 2018 travel inspiration? Then check out this list of top destinations for young travellers, including Iceland, Sri Lanka and Guatemala.

Young? Check. Blank passport? Check. Hungry for adventure? Check. Hostel-booking platform Hostelworld has scoured 2017 booking data to uncover the hottest destinations for 2018.

Here’s the full list:

1. Iceland

Scale volcanoes, skirt around geysers, swim in hot springs and marvel at lava fields in Iceland’s otherworldly landscapes.

2. Israel

“2017 saw people flocking to Israel with bookings up 64% to this country that seamlessly blends the ancient and the modern.”

3. Scotland

“With its stunning landscapes, Scotland slides into the top 18 most popular global destinations for any UK resident looking to travel closer to home.”