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Revealed: the cities that Londoners most want to visit in 2018

James Manning

There’s only one cure for the grey sobriety of January in London, and that’s to start planning your escape. As part of the worldwide Time Out City Life Index, we’ve asked hundreds of Londoners which cities around the world they most want to visit in 2018. Here’s an exclusive first look at what they chose.

Londoners' top travel destinations for 2018

The race was tight, but the city that most Londoners want to visit this year is the buzzing Japanese capital: Tokyo. Hot on its heels comes New York – number two overall, but the number one choice for under‑25s. Lisbon is third, beating pricier Paris and Berlin, with cities in Turkey, the US, Mexico and Australia also making the top ten. Now all you need to do is book those flights.

It’s not too late to take part in our City Life Index survey – click here to get started!

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