Earlier this winter, Airbnb released details of its most up-and-coming destinations. With this in mind, we decided to check out the coolest Airbnbs in each location, so you can be sure you're staying somewhere fabulous in a spot that is surging in popularity with travellers.
Milwaukee packs in plenty of bars, restaurants, a Calatrava-designed art museum and plenty of scenic bike trails. Why not stay at this modern loft apartment located in the heart of the East Side, in the middle of the best nightlife, shopping and Wisconsin entertainment. It sleeps up to six people and has amazing views.
Whether you want to stop by the incredible Guggenheim Museum or show up for the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship, the Spanish city of Bilbao is ready for visitors. Stay in this colourful room that sleeps two in an apartment with a great view, located close to a tram stop and an easy walk to the old town.
Thailand is a perennial travel favourite, but even repeat visitors might find something new in Buriram. The rural region is home to some of the country’s most amazing Khmer relics – and boasts the Phanom Rung complex, which is an alternative to the more famous Angkor Wat in Cambodia. This charming two-bed cottage with classic traditional Thai touches is furnished with local furniture and sleeps five people.
Not far from the more popular city of Melbourne, the Australian suburb of Sunbury offers up plenty of benefits like wineries and Victorian-era architecture. Stay at this cosy cottage at the foothills of Mt Macedon, where you can go for long winter walks and watch the passing kangaroos.
Europe makes it way onto every traveller’s bucket list – but if you’re looking for a country that gets you off-the-beaten track, why not try Romania? People want to explore its beautiful villages, ancient forests and hip cities. Stay in this cool wooden loft in Brasov, which is located five minutes by foot from the bus to the famous Dracula attraction, Bran Castle.
Xi’an has long attracted travellers looking to see the incredible terracotta warriors. The ancient Chinese city plans to offer 30 night-time tour routes in 2020. Stay in this private room in an apartment, which is positioned close to great street food and interesting attractions.
Portland’s food trucks may get all the attention for travellers in Oregon, but Eugene has been making a name for itself as a hub of organic food. The city has also committed to going carbon-neutral next year. Stay at this country cottage near 13 miles of bike paths along the beautiful Willamette River, and enjoy its classy rustic vibe.
As Mexico's second-largest city, Guadalajara delivers a less frenetic alternative to the nation’s capital. Many of the images recognised as Mexican have their roots here, such as mariachi music, wide-brimmed sombreros and the Mexican hat dance. This chic apartment is located on the 17th floor and offers incredible city views.
Cali's main attraction is its beguiling, electrifying atmosphere. If you make the effort you will find great nightlife, good restaurants and plenty to do, especially in the evening, when a cool mountain breeze dissipates the heat of the day. Located in one of the most traditional Colombian neighbourhoods, this modern apartment is spacious and enjoys a relaxing breeze from the Andes.
Stretching just 82km and 57km at its longest and widest points respectively, diminutive Luxembourg is a charming slice of northern Europe that consistently ranks among the world's top three nations in both wealth and wine consumption. This cosy house is located close to the forest.