Top 50 Cities

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London

Obvious icons like Big Ben and the Tower of London make up only one side of this world capital.

New York

A city whose skyline is an attraction in itself, New York lives up to its reputation as a thrilling urban playground.

Paris

It may be a cliché to think of Paris in terms of romance, but it’s hard not to be seduced by the grand 19th century boulevards and intimate dining spots strewn throughout the French capital.

Amsterdam

The labyrinth of canals draw many to Amsterdam, while the famously laid back and bohemian atmosphere is also irresistible.

Dubai

A futuristic mirage of glass and steel rising from the desert, Dubai is synonymous with high-end retail and extravagant luxury.

Dublin

Ireland’s capital city is founded upon centuries of history, folk music, and a good deal of Guinness, ingredients which create pure magic.

Rome

Whether you dream of riding a Vespa through Piazza Navona, dining in a neighbourhood pizzeria with chequered tablecloths, or exploring ancient ruins, Rome surpasses expectations.

Edinburgh

Refined and elegant with its Neo-Classical landmarks, Edinburgh also has a rowdy, raucous, and deeply Scottish streak.

Las Vegas

The moment you set foot onto the Strip, Vegas casts its spell, dazzling with gaudy illuminations, and making and breaking fortunes in mere moments.

Barcelona

The moment you set foot onto the Strip, Vegas casts its spell, dazzling with gaudy illuminations, and making and breaking fortunes in mere moments.

Birmingham

Proudly asserting itself as Britain’s second city, Birmingham’s shopping scene is well-known, but it also boasts outstanding culture.

Manchester

A football mecca and a cultural hotspot, Manchester is northern England’s powerhouse, where world-renowned Old Trafford pulls in huge crowds for league games and stadium tours.

San Francisco

San Fran may have gentrified over the years, but this iconic Pacific city is still the heartland of American hippie flower-power.

Glasgow

One of Britain’s most exhilarating cities, Glasgow mixes architectural grandeur with characteristic grit and innovative creativity.

Berlin

Whether you come to see its monuments to a turbulent history, or for the edgy bohemian vibe and punk-influenced nightlife, Berlin is an amazing city.

Venice

There is nothing quite like the feeling of punting along in a gondola, looking up at sun-speckled marble palaces as you sip a glass of Chianti.

Miami Beach

With its eternal sunshine, swathes of sandy beach, and luxury resorts, Miami Beach is a hit with celebs and spring breakers alike.

Istanbul

As the muezzins call hauntingly from their minarets, old men sip an early mint tea, and this city at the crossroads of the world begins to stir.

Liverpool

Cities don’t get much cooler than the birthplace of modern rock ‘n’ roll – but as a historic docklands, and footballing city, there’s a lot more to Liverpool than the Beatles.

Orlando

This theme park metropolis has to be the ultimate family getaway. Beneath a brilliant Florida sun, you’ll be swept on high-octane adventures and wild rides.

Brussels

It might have a reputation as a corporate capital, but there’s lots more to Brussels than business suits and briefcases: its chocolates and beers are legendary for a start.

Singapore

Chic Marina Bay is full of futuristic architecture, like the lotus-shaped ArtScience Museum, while Singapore Zoo, with its authentic jungle environment, is one of the best on the planet.

Bristol

Offbeat, industrious, and intensely innovative, it’s no wonder Bristol can count the likes of Brunel and Banksy among its home-grown talent.

Leeds

A proud Yorkshire city with plenty of cosmopolitan flair, Leeds is a sprawling combination of opulent architecture and Northern soul.

Tokyo

Beneath neon lights, crowds surge through the streets of a sci-fi city where the looming Skytree is only one of the piercing skyscrapers to be seen.

Boston

The smart, red-brick buildings of Harvard University attract plenty of admirers, while down at the harbour, you can get a taste of wild Boston, as well as its signature lobster.

Munich

Even outside of Oktoberfest, there’s lots to recommend Munich, from the Neo-Gothic splendour of the Neues Rathaus to the sprawling greenery of Englischer Garten, the city’s central park.

Cardiff

The Millennium Stadium is a must, especially if you can get tickets for a Wales game, while families will want to check out the central museum as well as the restaurant-filled waterfront.

Hong Kong

Future and past collide in Hong Kong: a mix of sleek, designer shopping streets like Canton Road, and old traditions like the firing of the Noon Day Gun.

Copenhagen

The Little Mermaid draws a constant crowd of camera-toting tourists, while pastel-hued Nyhavn is a picture-postcard port where you can visit Hans Christian Andersen’s house.

Madrid

World-class museums and grand, Art Deco architecture vie to impress you, while Del Prado is one of Europe’s top art museums, with works by Velazquez and Goya.

Prague

The Old Town Square may be thronged with crowds gawping at the Astronomical Clock, and the bars may be a magnet for party animals, but Prague is still an other-worldly Gothic getaway.

Milan

Milan is a true fashion darling. Even the multi-spired Gothic Duomo is pearly-white and at the opulent La Scala you can enjoy the finest operas in Europe.

Chicago

The sounds of blues and hip hop breeze through the Windy City, with freestylers entertaining passers-by in Millennium Park and musicians jamming at low key bars.

Stockholm

Most visitors make a beeline for Gamla Stan, with its sunset-hued townhouses and tiny cobbled streets, but adventurers should explore Stockholm’s stunning archipelago.

Florence

A Medici masterpiece, Florence strikes a pose against the hazy Tuscan landscape, a soft golden hue bathing the Gothic buildings.

York

York's obvious centrepiece is York Minster, a Gothic marvel and one of the largest medieval cathedrals in Europe, while the lanes of the Shambles offer a quaint shopping experience.

Washington

Don't miss the Neo-Classical grandeur of the Capitol or the sky-piercing Washington Monument, but you can also explore everything from African art to space travel at the Smithsonian Institution.

Nice

A stroll along Nice’s Promenade des Anglais is the perfect people-watching excursion where locals mix with the holidaying glam pack and beach loungers overlook the azure sea.

Vienna

Even having cake and coffee in Vienna is a grand and decadent event, while the opera houses and the Hofburg Palace are among the regal landmarks to discover.

Brighton

There’s always something to do, whether you’re here to lounge on a deckchair on the pebble beach, hop on the thrill rides on the Pier, or wander through the kitsch extravagance of the Royal Pavilion.

Bangkok

Grand temples like Wat Phra Kaew shimmer in the sun, while the mega malls of Siam Square provide air conditioned relief after the heat of Banglamphu’s thronging markets.

Nottingham

Forever linked with Robin Hood, a visit to Nottingham Castle is a must to bring the tales of the legendary outlaw to life but there’s a thriving contemporary scene here too.

Frankfurt

Tradition still flows through the heart of the place, with the gabled townhouses of Romerburg particularly charming – especially when the area hosts the annual Christmas market.

Lake Buena Vista

Beyond the acres of fun in the Disney World theme parks, there’s plenty for grown-ups too, with sweeping green golf courses and luxury spas.

Budapest

Budapest is renowned for its rejuvenating, health-giving thermal spas, while there are plenty of historical museums and stunning churches to keep culture-lovers happy.

Cape Town

Couched between flat-topped Table Mountain and the wild waves of the Southern Atlantic, Cape Town is a beguiling city where outdoor adventure abounds.

Cologne

The twin-spired cathedral is the jewel in the crown of Cologne, and it stands right at the heart of the city, while around it, the cobbled streets have a perpetually festive atmosphere.

Geneva

The iconic lake, with its jet plume, is the focus of the city, while the Old Town offers creaking medieval structures in tiny pedestrianised streets.

San Diego

Colourful attractions include Legoland and a world-famous zoo, as well as a strip of sandy beaches and perfect surf conditions for newbies and veterans alike.