Planning a holiday to escape the dreary Australian winter? Bask in the Northern Hemisphere summer with these trending-now vacation spots. By Yeong Sassall

One thing that's particularly great about living in the Down Under is the chance to escape a depressing winter for the endless-seeming days of a European or Northern Hemisphere summer. And while we've always got our favourite cities (New York, Berlin and London) and chic coastal getaways (Capri, Positano, Bali and the Greek Islands) sometimes it's nice for some fresh inspiration. With guidebooks in hand and a uncanny knack for knowing the whereabouts of celebs like Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid and Selena Gomez, we've compiled a list of the 20 most trending tavel hotspots for 2016. Let your endless summer begin. 

Celeb approved: 20 travel hotspots to hit in 2016