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Cherry blossoms in bloom in Busan, South Korea.

20 underrated cities around the world you should visit in your lifetime

These cities may not be as well-known as their touristy counterparts, but they have just as much to offer (and will probably be less crowded, too).
Bangkok, Thailand, (left) and Ubud, Indonesia, (right).

The 15 best cities in the world, ranked

Hoi An, Vietnam, tops the Travel + Leisure's list of the "World's Best Cities," and three of the top five destinations are located in Mexico.
Lagos, Nigeria.

The 20 most crowded cities on Earth

From New York City to Tokyo, these are the most populous cities all over the world.
Tórshavn in the Faroe Islands.

Here’s what life is like in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, one of the world’s smallest capital cities

Tórshavn's cultural offerings are not proportional to its small size, with no shortage of historical and contemporary attractions.
The Golden Gate Bridge isn't the only site architects had other plans for.

12 photos that show what New York, London, and other major cities almost looked like, based on old city designs

The Golden Gate Bridge, the Times Square Tower, and the House of Parliament could have looked very different based on these unburied city plans.
Dubrovnik, Croatia, has placed a restriction on cars in the city center.

14 cities around the world that are better for pedestrians than people with cars

When traveling, it's common to find areas that have restricted cars. These destinations are leading the charge to prioritize pedestrians.
Photographer Weimin Chu's "Greenlandic Winter" earned this year's Grand Prize.

The winner of this year’s National Geographic Travel Photo Contest is a picture of a tiny village in Greenland where the building colors signify...

Photographer Weimin Chu's "Greenlandic Winter" depicts a family walking past the colorful buildings of Upernavik, Greenland.
Rising waters from Hurricane Sandy flooded the streets of New York in 2012.

Disturbing before-and-after photos show how US cities — and their famous landmarks — could be underwater in 80 years

As the planet and its oceans warm, sea-levels around the world are rising. By 2100, US cities like San Francisco and New York could be underwater.
People bike near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California.

The most environmentally friendly cities in the US

We consulted research by Siemens, WalletHub, and other sources to find the most environmentally friendly cities in America.
Rising waters from Hurricane Sandy flooded the streets of New York in 2012.

Disturbing before-and-after photos show how US cities — and their famous landmarks — could be underwater in 80 years

As the planet and its oceans warm, sea-levels around the world are rising. By 2100, US cities like San Francisco and New York could be underwater.