Over-tourism caught the attention of the world last summer – one response to waging war on over-crowded tourist zones is to visit places and countries which are off the beaten track.
That means this year, it’s time to think outside the box, forge your own path across the globe and make your own un-bucket list.
Saddle up with the Basotho herdsmen in less well visited Lesotho, the only independent state in the world that lies entirely above 1,000 metres (3,281 ft) in elevation.
Malawi secured third place on Rough Guides list of the best places to visit in 2018, but even though its earned its bragging rights, the country is still off the radar.
Mozambique is a rising star, its dreamy white sand beaches, for the most part, crowd free, and its tantalising turquoise waters “flipper up” fabulous!