Where to Travel in 2012 Anyone up for a trip to Uzbekistan? By Dustin Lushing, Newser Staff Posted Nov 19, 2011 10:01 AM CST 2 comments Comments It's not too early to start planning those 2012 trips. (Shutterstock.com) (Newser) – 2012 is fewer than 45 days away and the traveling aficionados at Cox & Kings—who have been planning luxury vacations since 1758—see trends emerging for the coming year. BlackBook rounds up some highlights: New spots: Adventurous travelers are looking to places not typically seen as vacation destinations, including Albania, Serbia, Uzbekistan, the Russian Far East, and Papua New Guinea. Spiritual: Think meditation and yoga in the Himalayas, nutrition and lifestyle guidance in Bali, and ancient Buddhist temples in Laos and Myanmar. Ancestors: Americans are exploring their roots in places such as Russia, the Baltics, China, Japan, Lebanon, and West Africa. Off-season: Coveted hotspots become cheaper throughout the year. Consider India in May, Brazil and Turkey in October, and Moscow during Christmastime. Check out the complete list here.