10/01/2014 08:47 am ET Updated Dec 01, 2014

World's Greatest Dream Trips (PHOTOS)

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be?

That's what we asked our followers on Twitter and Facebook and the frequent travelers we interviewed on the streets of New York City. Their answers spanned the globe--from the beaches of Brazil to a South African safari to the Canadian Rockies.

For Sarah Jenks-Daly, wanderlust was inspired by a classic movie; she tweeted that "ever since seeing Indiana Jones, I've wanted to visit the historic sites of Petra." We researched how she might follow Indy's footsteps through Jordan's famous archaeological site, recommending she start early to avoid the heat--and sharing our favorite local tour guide.

Read on for more tips on planning a dream trip, plus the places that are on T+L editors' bucket lists.

For more help planning the trip of a lifetime, consider enlisting one of T+L's A-List travel agents.

World's Greatest Dream Trips

--Travel + Leisure Staff

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