Argentina

Buenos Aires

The birthplace of the tango is, like the dance itself, captivating, seductive and bustling with excited energy. Atmospheric

Argentina

Córdoba

As one of Argentina’s largest cities, Cordoba’s rich history is showcased in its regal colonial buildings and UNESCO-list

Argentina

Mar del Plata

Argentina's top beach resort town, Mar del Plata boasts 10 miles of sandy beaches, from family-oriented La Perla in the north

Argentina

Mendoza

Known best for its wine, Mendoza is a bustling city to the east of Mount Aconcagua, the highest peak in the Western Hemispher

Argentina

Rosario

This urban waterworld is a fast-growing city tucked into a bend of the Parana River about 186 miles northwest of Buenos Aires

Argentina

Salta

Vibrant Salta is a mashup of old world architecture and modern fun—a truly sophisticated bohemia! Marvel at the intricate f

Australia

Sydney

Sydney offers plenty of historical and contemporary Australian flavor. The marvelous Sydney Opera House looks like a great or

Austria

Vienna

In Vienna, the coffee house isn’t just a hangout: it’s an institution. Lingering over a newspaper with a pastry and a str

Belgium

Brussels

Unassuming Brussels is the capital of Belgium, Flanders and Europe. Medieval Grand-Place, is indeed grand, with many 17th-cen

Brazil

Belo Horizonte

The name says it all: Belo Horizonte, or “beautiful horizon,” has stunning views of surrounding mountains. Built as a pla

Brazil

Brasília

Renowned for its modernist lines and futuristic design, Brasilia is a study in urban planning and the only city built in the

Brazil

Campinas

Set in a historic coffee region, Campinas combines the youthful energy of its universities with longstanding cultural traditi

Brazil

Curitiba

The French-inspired Botanical Garden of Curitiba is one of the Brazilian city’s most popular attractions, its colorful flow

Brazil

Fortaleza

Beaches are the top draw in this sunny, rapidly developing city, particularly bohemian, party-hearty Iracema, family-friendly

Brazil

Goiânia

Art deco landmarks fill Goiania’s planned city center, where families lounge in abundant parks and walk tree-lined avenues.

Brazil

Manaus

When you can trek through the rainforests in the morning and take in a tear-jerking opera at night, you know you're in a spec

Brazil

Natal

Gateway to the stunning beaches of Rio Grande do Norte, the city of Natal is perched on Brazil's Atlantic coast, at the mouth

Brazil

Porto Alegre

Porto Alegre is a cultural heavyweight—from museums to an edgy music scene, the city overflows with creativity. The best sh

Brazil

Recife

From the picturesque canals and brightly painted colonial buildings of its old town to its skyscraper- and palm-fringed beach

Brazil

Rio de Janeiro

With its plentiful beaches, dramatic mountains, and backdrop of samba and bossa nova rhythms, it's easy to fall in love with

Brazil

Salvador

Brazil's former capital is renowned for its African-influenced cuisine, music and architecture. Known as "the Capital of Joy,

Brazil

São Paulo

The largest city in South America, Sao Paulo’s cuisine and art is as multinational as its diverse population of 10 million.

Canada

Toronto

We've heard Toronto described as "New York City run by the Swiss," and it's true—you can find world-class theater, shopping

China

Beijing

Welcome to a capital city whose story goes back at least 3000 years. In Beijing, you'll find a wealth of history, both ancien

China

Chengdu

Perched in a high mountain valley, Huanglong or Yellow Dragon National Park offers invigorating adventure options. The ambiti

China

Guangzhou

China’s third-largest city is the capital of Guangdong Province and a thriving commercial center. Its location on the Pearl

China

Hangzhou

Hangzhou is the capital of Zhejiang Province and one of the seven ancient capitals of China. It was described by Italian trav

China

Shanghai

The largest city in China is also its most cosmopolitan, offering visitors a chance to experience the past, present, and futu

China

Shenzhen

Located in the south of China, the cityscape--Shenzhen-- is home to some of the most modern buildings worldwide. Although thi

China

Suzhou

Suzhou is a major city on the lower Yangtze known for its canals, bridges, pagodas, and beautiful gardens.  These gardens we

China

Xi'an

Today the walls of the Ming dynasty and the Tang palace walls hint at the Xi’an’s glorious past. Stare in awe at the Terr

Cuba

Havana

A city trapped in time, Havana captures the imagination like no other. Faded glamour meets careful colonial-era reconstructio

Czechia

České Budějovice

Known by the German name "Budweis" in the 19th century, the south Bohemian city of Ceske Budejovice has been a center of brew

Czechia

Prague

The bohemian allure and fairytale features of Prague make it a perfect destination for beach-weary vacationers who want to im

Egypt

Cairo

Cairo’s an ancient city that also happens to be a modern metropolis—it’s one of the biggest cities in the Middle East a

Finland

Helsinki

Sitting on the edge of the Baltic, the modern, cosmopolitan city of Helsinki is the World Design Capital for 2012. The beauty

France

Paris

Lingering over pain au chocolat in a sidewalk café, relaxing after a day of strolling along the Seine and marveling at icons

Germany

Berlin

Berlin is an edgy city, from its fashion to its architecture to its charged political history. The Berlin Wall is a sobering

India

Agra

Where better to go for a romantic vacation than to the great testament of love, the Taj Mahal? Built by the grieving Mughal E

India

Ahmedabad

Founded in the 15th century, Ahmedabad is the largest city in the state of Gujrat. The city is a vibrant business district a

India

Bengaluru

Known as both the "Garden City" and "The Silicon Valley of India," Bangalore (officially "Bengaluru") is a techie’s paradis

India

Chennai

The diverse population of Chennai (Madras) is reflected in its rich cultural scene. You’ll find serious theatre as well as

India

Delhi

New Delhi is all at once chaotic and calm, a complicated city where cows often wander the shanty-lined streets. The 17th cent

India

Hyderabad

An ancient granite fort keeps watch on this city of mosques and bazaars. On the site of the former town center sits its most

India

Jaipur

If you take one look at the glorious stucco buildings that line Jaipur's wide streets, you'll understand why this is nickname

India

Mumbai

Though Mumbai can feel chaotic and crowded, there are peaceful moments to be found here. Nibble a paper cone of bhelpuri whil

India

Pune

Education, the arts and music are staples of life in the culture-rich city of Pune. The Pataleshwar Cave Temple, dating to th

Mexico

Guadalajara

The inland city of Guadalajara is bursting with history and culture. Many attractions are in the city's historic center and i

Mexico

Mérida

The Yucatan capital has both colonial and Mayan treasures to discover. Nearby ruins at Uxmal give some insight into the lives

Mexico

Mexico City

Rising from the ruins of the Aztec capital, Tenochtitlan, Mexico City offers a unique collision of contemporary city life and

Mexico

Monterrey

The industrial city of Monterrey is reigned over by the mighty Cerro de Silla, a mountain that galvanizes adventurers with it

Mexico

Puebla City

Puebla lives in the shadow of the active Popocatepetl volcano, which provides a spectacular backdrop to one of Mexico’s Pue

Mexico

Tijuana

Having recently shed its rakish reputation, Tijuana has undergone a complete renaissance. Although lively bars serving tequil

Spain

Madrid

So many of Madrid’s buildings look like castles, you’ll think you’ve stumbled into a fairytale. Even City Hall is astou

Switzerland

Zurich

The largest city in Switzerland is a major contemporary art and shopping destination. Important artworks are displayed in the

United Arab Emirates

Ar Ruways

The birthplace of the tango is, like the dance itself, captivating, seductive and bustling with excited energy. Atmospheric

United Arab Emirates

Dubai

Dubai is a destination that mixes modern culture with history, adventure with world-class shopping and entertainment. Catch a

United Arab Emirates

Ras al-Khaimah

The U.A.E.'s northernmost Emirate offers a wealth of diversions between its miles of white sandy beaches and turquoise sea, m

United Arab Emirates

Sharjah

The emirate of Sharjah offers an inviting combination of culture, heritage, art and outdoor activities. Admire the rare artif

United Kingdom

Birmingham

The geographical heart of England, Birmingham started life as a sixth- century Anglo-Saxon village. Today, much of this city

United Kingdom

Bristol

Bristol is a quirky British city with beautiful hilly vistas and plenty of historic sights to explore. Anyone interested in s

United Kingdom

Edinburgh

Edinburgh is Scotland’s capital city, renowned for its heritage, culture and festivals. Take a long walk around the centre

United Kingdom

Glasgow

As Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is famed for its culture, shopping and people. Spend your day exploring a wide range of

United Kingdom

Leicester

Home to a colorful array of culture and cuisine, Leicester combines traditional English heritage with a diverse cultural scen

United Kingdom

Liverpool

Liverpool's fortunes have historically been tied to shipping. But imports and exports like sugar, spice and tobacco pale in c

United Kingdom

London

From Shoreditch’s swaggering style to Camden’s punky vibe and chic Portobello Road, London is many worlds in one. The cit

United Kingdom

Nottingham

This town in the very center of England is perhaps best known for its association with the legend of Robin Hood. The men in t

United Kingdom

Sheffield

With world-class trails, bouldering in the park and more, Sheffield is known as The Outdoor City — but the adventure doesn

United States

Brooklyn

It seems like most folks have a grandmother, great-uncle or some other distant relative that used to live in Brooklyn, or per

United States

Chicago

The windy city is a cornucopia of modern art, fine dining, cutting edge comedy, and die-hard sports fans. Snap a photo of you

United States

Houston

Houston hums with an energy and independent spirit all its own. A leading cultural and culinary destination in the South, th

United States

Los Angeles

Hollywood beckons to tourists who long for a brush with Tinseltown glamor. Tour movie studios, slip your hands into the famou

United States

New York

Conquering New York in one visit is impossible. Instead, hit the must-sees – the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liber

United States

NewYork

Conquering New York in one visit is impossible. Instead, hit the must-sees – the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liber

United States

Philadelphia

One of the most historic cities in America, Philadelphia is an ideal place to spend a weekend - preferably a long one. Be su

United States

Phoenix

Nearly perfect year-round weather and several impeccably designed championship courses have made Phoenix one of the top golf

United States

Queens

Queens is the most ethnically diverse area of its size on Earth, which means there's a little something for everyone. Chow do