There’s no better time than the start of a new year to start planning for a holiday in the months ahead. And if you’re looking for places off the beaten track, Airbnb has just announced a list of 16 up-and-coming neighbourhoods that have been super popular throughout 2015, and it turns out that the majority of these towns are outside the ‘traditional’ tourist areas in those cities. Why people flock to these ‘hoods: For their vibrant art scenes, cool shopping and amazing food. Click through our gallery to find out just where they are (hint: you just might find cool new hangout spots in Bali, Thailand and Australia). By Lucy Rees.