Top destinations: Where we travelled in 2014 | The Insight Files |

Ute Junker looks back on the hottest destinations of 2014 and explains why they are the sizzling places to be. Australians jumped on the Brazilian bandwagon this year, with Flight Centre reporting a 95% increase in bookings before the World Cup. Analysing the destinations that got the nod last year, Traveller has identified several sure-fire strategies that help enhance a destination's popularity. These include investing in infrastructure, hosting a flagship event, and choosing the right neighbour. Click here to learn more.