See which international destination scored the top spot

By Megan Stein
July 12, 2017 04:01 PM

Sometimes the most difficult part of traveling is figuring out where to go. Luckily, Travel + Leisure and Padma Lakshmi have just revealed the one destination that should top your list.

T+L has just released the 2017 World’s Best Awards, ranking everything from hotels and airlines to islands and cruise ships. (It’s basically your one-stop vacation guide.) One list of findings you should definitely bookmark for your bucket list planning: The 15 best cities overall.

Topping the chart is one of Top Chef star Padma Lakshmi’s personal favorite destinations: San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

“This win is so well deserved,” she says in a video announcing the hotspot’s accolade. “It’s a wonderful place. The shops and galleries are amazing and the food is delicious.”

Domestic destinations like Charleston, South Carolina, and Santa Fe, New Mexico, also made the cut, with international contingents like Chiang Mai, Thailand, and Kyoto, Japan, earning a spot at the top of the mix as well.

Whether you opt for Lakshmi’s suggestion of Tacos El Pastor in San Miguel, or prefer to nosh on pasta in number five spot Florence, Italy, a jaunt in any of these cities is sure to satisfy your travel bug (at least until it’s time to plan the next trip).

For the full rankings, visit Travel + Leisure.