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Year of the Rooster — Auspicious travel destinations

It's only January and some of us are already yearning to go on holiday.

You may have already packed your travel calendar ready for 2017's many long weekends.

There are plenty of hot destinations to choose from.

The Northern Lights in Iceland, a quick beach retreat to Bali, exploring Japan or spending Christmas in New York could all part of your exciting plans.

Now, if you are superstitious, you might want to consider choosing a destination suited to your Chinese zodiac sign.

If you go in for such things, here are the auspicious destinations according to each sign.

For some signs like Horse and Pig, you might want to look into a city break staycation.

ROOSTER

Japan, India, Philippines, Indonesia

Auspicious travel destinations, based on your zodiac
New Delhi in India.PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/MURADOSMANN

RAT

Germany, Italy, France, Norway, Singapore

Auspicious travel destinations, based on your zodiac
Northern Lights over Tromso, Norway.PHOTO: YNGVE OLSEN SAEBBE

OX

US, Canada, Australia

Auspicious travel destinations, based on your zodiac
See Kejimkujik National Park in Nova Scotia for free this year in light of Canada's 150th birthday. 
PHOTOS: PARKS CANADA

TIGER

Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Russia

Auspicious travel destinations, based on your zodiac
Saint Basil's Cathedral in the Red Square in Moscow, Russia.PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/KATIE.ONE

RABBIT

Seoul, Ohio, Japan

Auspicious travel destinations, based on your zodiac
View of cherry blossoms and Mount Tanigawa from Bettei Senjyuan onsen in Minakami, Gunma prefecture, Japan.PHOTO: BT

DRAGON

Romania, Austria, Poland, Switzerland, Thailand

Auspicious travel destinations, based on your zodiac
Lake Achensee in Tyrol, Austria.PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/BOKEHM0N

SNAKE

Taiwan, South Korea, Beijing, New Jersey, Guangxi, Phuket, Nepal

Auspicious travel destinations, based on your zodiac
Langtang National Park in Nepal.PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/HRZONTAL

HORSE

Singapore, Malaysia, Melbourne, Hong Kong, Taiwan

Auspicious travel destinations, based on your zodiac
The Twelve Apostles, off the shore of the Port Campbell National Park, along the Great Ocean Road.PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/KYOKO.MUROI

GOAT

Istanbul, India, Philippines, Indonesia

Auspicious travel destinations, based on your zodiac
Kubu Beach in Bali, Indonesia.PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/TIMJORDANPHOTOGRAPHY

MONKEY

Penang, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Melbourne, Washington

Auspicious travel destinations, based on your zodiac
Penang is famed for its street art. PHOTO: MARK ONG

DOG

USA, Taiwan, Vietnam, Beijing

Auspicious travel destinations, based on your zodiac
New York, USA.PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/JNSILVA

PIG

Singapore, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Sydney

Auspicious travel destinations, based on your zodiac
Sydney Opera House.PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/SEZAVAR

Source: Way Fengshui Group

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