London
London

Free culture, huge parks and a pub on (almost) every corner

Paris
Paris

Bistros, romance and culture everywhere you turn: it can only be Paris

Barcelona
Barcelona

Modernista architecture meets Mediterranean beaches: result!

Lisbon
Lisbon

Delicious food, friendly people and 266 days of sun per year

Berlin
Berlin

Lose a weekend (and more) to raves and art in Europe’s hippest city

Istanbul
Istanbul

One city, two continents: never a dull moment

Amsterdam
Amsterdam

Bikes, bongs, beautiful buildings and all those canals

Madrid
Madrid

Top tapas and must-see museums. Oh, and it’s always sunny

Munich
Munich

From Christmas markets to Oktoberfest, Munich has tradition in spades

Manchester
Manchester

The Smiths, New Order, Oasis and the Haçienda: Manchester has music in its DNA

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New York
New York

Amazing culture, amazing restaurants, amazing bars, amazing everything

Los Angeles
Los Angeles

Malibu to Venice Beach to Sunset Strip to Amoeba Records: LA has it all

Chicago
Chicago

Time Out readers voted the Windy City the best in the world

Miami
Miami

Beach days and late-night parties fueled by rum and cafecito

San Francisco
San Francisco

The rainbow flag flies over fog, the Golden Gate and a hippy/tech playground

Austin
Austin

Hot bands, hot barbecue, cool sparkling springs in the Texas capital

Philadelphia
Philadelphia

Cobbled streets, a cracked bell and mindblowing cheesesteaks

Toronto
Toronto

Culture fiends: Toronto has top architecture and food, and lots of hockey

Boston
Boston

History, sport and nightlife meet in a college city

Washington, DC
Washington, DC

Sure, take in the nation-defining monuments, but don’t miss the great food

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Singapore
Singapore

A sunny island city that’s a clean, green, modern machine

Tokyo
Tokyo

Traditional meets ultramodern (and it’s the world’s best city for food)

Hong Kong
Hong Kong

A colourful, frenetic city with a rich, East-meets-West heritage

Bangkok
Bangkok

Glittering temples meet huge skyscrapers and vibrant street life

Shanghai
Shanghai

A futuristic skyline looms over art deco beauty and quiet leafy streets

Beijing
Beijing

Imperial history, dumplings and counterculture in the Asian megacity

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Sydney
Sydney

Australia’s ‘Emerald City’ glitters with lush foliage and a famous harbour

Melbourne
Melbourne

This buzzy cultural capital never stops (except for cocktails)

Brisbane
Brisbane

A sunny sub-tropical city on a snaking river

Perth
Perth

60,000 years of continuous Noongar culture in a modern boomtown

Adelaide
Adelaide

Country meets city chic in the home of Australia’s largest fringe fest

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Middle East and Africa

Dubai
Dubai

A glitzy desert metropolis that’s home to the world’s biggest everything

Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv

The city that never stops (sunbathing, clean-eating and dancing)

Jerusalem
Jerusalem

The oldest city in the world is ageing well

Haifa
Haifa

Find Baha’i Gardens, graffiti and galleries in the city of coexistence

Eilat
Eilat

Relax, retreat, repeat at Israel’s resort town

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Central and South America

Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires

A vast metropolis melting pot of cultures, colors, food, football, history and tango

Bogotá
Bogotá

Merging a mystical ancient past with cool residents whose lust for life infatuates visitors

Panama City
Panama City

A place of pretty little secrets, creation, community and electric nightlife

Peru
Peru

Archeological ruins, a strong tradition of century-old crafts and the regions’s greatest gastronomy

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The Caribbean

San Juan
San Juan

A one-stop shop for history, culture, gorgeous beaches and amazing piña coladas

Aruba
Aruba

19 miles of white-sand beaches, tilted Divi trees, mind blowing sunsets and sparkling sea

Kingston
Kingston

The seething heart and soul of Jamaica, and the birthplace of reggae

Bahamas
Bahamas

A choose-your-own-adventure of countless cays and sandbars, all ripe for exploration

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