The once-embattled Vietnamese city has a fast pace and vibrancy few cities can match
To make the most of the City of Light, linger over your meals and put on your walking shoes.
Long the gateway to the Wild West, the Mile High City maintains a freewheeling, outdoorsy spirit.
This charming city is historic, modern and, perhaps most important, eminently walkable, which makes seeing its sights in three days a real pleasure.
The Hamptons, that well-known summer camp for the rich and famous, are bordered by windswept beaches, rustic fishing piers and a plethora of artisanal eateries. Hard to believe they’re less than 100 miles from Manhattan.
North of the Han River lies a staid residential city; to the south, a modern, trendy destination. We sample the best of both worlds.
Known for its timepieces, its banking and the United Nations, this elegant city has a surprisingly smalltown feel.
The Texas capital boasts more live music per capita than any other U.S. city, as well as some of the best barbecue brisket in the world and a hefty dose of weirdness.
Once a remote fur-trading post, Montreal is now a thriving modern city brimming with Old World charm.
Napa’s rugged little sister in Northern California is quickly becoming the next big thing, thanks to a laid-back attitude and a thriving foodie scene. Oh, and the wine’s pretty good, too.
With pristine beaches, outdoor adventure and a splash of ancient history, it’s no wonder this area became a hit with tourists. Now that tourism has slowed, it’s the perfect time to pay a visit.
Reborn after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans is still a city with amazing food and music, quirky shops and bars, beautiful architecture and a true sense of history.
For centuries a tumultuous crossroads of art, architecture, invasion and rebellion, the bohemian capital of Hungary has finally found serenity. But it’s still got a maverick soul.
With a hint of Victorian refinement, a strong Native American flavor and a scenic mountain range, the City of Gardens has all the ingredients of a tourist haven—but don’t worry, it’s not one yet.
In the other city by the bay, surfers, scenesters and highbrow culture mavens all stay happily occupied. Sydneysiders, it turns out, are all of the above.
This sunny surf town offers 1920s Americana, sophisticated nightspots and laid-back California cool. Oh, and there’s a little zoo you might want to check out.
By day, Moscow is a city of historic cathedrals, vibrant squares and imposing statues. By night, it’s a bling-filled circus maximus of designer-clad clubbers lining up to get into exclusive venues featuring acrobats, synchronized swimmers and other attractions.
No matter what side of the aisle you’re on, it’s hard to deny that excitement has gripped Washington, D.C. As the locals well know, a changeover of administration always brings a new electricity to what is, after all a “company town,” and the city always seems to puts on its best face to welcome the newcomers and to send off the old guard.
Cautiously, cleverly, Singapore is shrugging off the stodgy mantle it’s worn for decades and morphing into a cool, even chic, place to live it up in Asia
Don your darkest shades and prepare to be dazzled by Dubai, the largest city in the United Arab Emirates.