Clear skies and comfortably warm compared to the rest of the year, January in the Gambia is a great time for exploring the sights or relaxing on the beach.
Reliably warmer climate than much of Europe, now's a great time for a post-Christmas escape to the volcanic Canary Island
Thailand's dry season coincides with slightly cooler temperatures, which result in perfect conditions. The seas are calmer, particularly on the Andaman-facing west coast.
Sunny all year round, January's temperatures are cooler but still pleasant during the day - although you might need to wrap up in the evenings. A perfect time for tennis and golf
The dry season's approaching so January sees increasing sunshine and less rain. With a cool breeze coming off the Atlantic, evenings get balmier by the day as the steel drums and rum cocktails emerge
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