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Ishigaki, Japan

In photos: Top rising destinations of 2018

After looking at destinations that experienced the highest year-over-year increase in positive traveler reviews and ratings, TripAdvisor has released its annual "Travelers' Choice Destinations on the Rise" ranking, a list that could serve as inspiration for well-seasoned globetrotters looking for new ideas.  This year's top spot is a Japanese island known for its beaches, coral reefs, and lush mountain areas. Here are the top 10 destinations on the rise for 2018.