Celebrity Vacation Spottings: December 2014 Edition

Beyonce and Jay-Z in Iceland: In some way or another Beyonce seems to ALWAYS out-do the competition, even when it comes to enviable luxurious vacations. She's totally the type of traveler that would rub their superficial, fancy escapades in your face. Let's be real. Anyways, here are some photos of her trip from Instagram which may or may not have been photoshopped:

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Et billede slået op af Beyoncé (@beyonce) den

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Of course she posted the standard Blue Lagoon glamour shot! More photos from her trip can be found on her official website here

Is everyone planning their Iceland trip? AN ABSOLUTE MUST!

BUT WAIT...

Beyonce's vacation did not end there. She is in Phuket, Thailand now with hubby and Blue Ivy. It's Blue Ivy's 3rd birthday on January 7th. What a place to celebrate as a toddler. Beyonce was photographed riding an elephant in face paint:

Jay-Z and Beyonce were spotted watching a Muay Thai fight at the Patong Boxing Stadium in Phuket. 

The couple stayed at a $25,000-a-night, $35 million villa at Amanpuri resort while in Phuket, Thailand. Building sandcastles with Blue Ivy and riding motorcycles were on the trip agenda. This article by Gawker pretty much sums it up perfectly: Beyoncé and Jay Z Are So Good at Going on Vacation It's Crazy.


Mark Wahlberg & family in Barbados: Photos of shirtless Mark frolicking with wife, Rhea and having fun with his family have made the rounds in the media. They are staying at the luxury five star beachfront resort and celebrity haunt Sandy Lane.

View of the Sandy Lane resort property, private beach and its infamous pink beach umbrellas:

Seems like for the past week there are have articles about Mark Wahlberg in his bathing suit on the beach straight up enjoying the SEA and SUN. They even rung in the New Year there. Barbados will do that do you. 


Rihanna in the Caribbean: Riri was home for the holidays in her native Barbados.

Christmas in Barbados

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A day or two ago she spotted partying on a mega luxury yacht in St. Barths and also attended to Diddy's New Years bash. 

#CLOTHINGOPTIONAL

Also spotted in St. Barths: Leo DiCaprio, Heidi Klum, Lana Del Rey, Simon Cowell...


Selena Gomez, Kendall Jenner & co. in Dubai, UAE: Selena demonstrates what NOT to do when visiting Abu Dhabi's Grand Mosque. Selena posted and then quickly deleted this photo on her Instagram.

#CLASSY

Some wanderlust for your viewing pleasure posted on their respective Instagram accounts:

kenny and the desert

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incredible place

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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

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Unreal

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Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi

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Ringing in the New Year Dubai style:

happy new yearrrr!!!

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Actress Nina Dobrev is traveling in New Zealand right now. She posted this photo on her Instagram to get ready for her trip. She is totally a traveler at heart.

YES. Here it goes... #LetTheAdventuresBegin!

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Lindsay Lohan in French Polynesia: Lindsay spent 2 weeks in Paradise and wound up getting the Chikungunya virus which is transmitted by infected mosquitoes and causes severe joint pain, headache, fever, nausea, fatigue and rash. 

The purpose of our lives is to be happy. 🙏 Dalai Lama #LifeHappyPurpose

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Pink sky at night, sailors delight 💞💖💞

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🙏 God bless. #meditate

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Naomi Campbell & Kate Moss in Brazil:

Fellow model Alessandra Ambrosio is also in her native Brazil enjoying the New Year sharing photos on Instagram:

2015 chegando com muita Luz e boas Vibrações 🙌🙏☀️✨#FelizAnoNovo #HappyNewYear

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There's a natural mystic Blowing through the air 🌅 #floripa #FelizAnoNovo #HappyNewYear

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Lea Michele has been documenting her travels in Mexico on her Instagram:

Let's do this 2015! ❤️

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❤️🌴

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2015! ❤️🌴

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Orlando Bloom has been vacationing in Mexico - in Cancun as well.

Additional celebrities who vacationed in Mexico: George & Amal Clooney, Michelle Rodriguez, Jennifer Aniston & Justin Theroux, Emily Blunt & John Krasinski...


OTHER NOTABLES:

  • The First Family, newly engaged Joe Manganiello & Sophia Vergara, Rob Lowe, Steven Tyler all spent their winter break in Hawaii
  • Madonna and her family are on holiday in Switzerland
  • Victoria & David Beckham just returned from their vacation at the One&Only Reethi Rah resort in the Maldives

That wraps up the 2014 celebrity travel year. Can't wait to see what destinations & properties Hollywood take overs in 2015. GlobalNomad will be keeping track so stay posted!

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Cheers!