There’s so much going on across the world in January, whether it’s celebrating Australia Day in the sunshine or bagging bargains at the January sales in London. There are plenty of ways to banish those post-holiday blues. Here are our top places to travel in January:

See in the New Year on Rio’s Copacabana Beach
Hit the January sales on London’s Oxford Street
Go in search of warmer climes in Goa, India
Skate the world’s largest ice rink, Ontario, Canada
Witness Up Helly Aa in the Shetland Islands, Scotland
Go down under to celebrate Australia Day
Recuperate body and soul in Baden-Baden in Germany

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