Category Archives: Top 10’s

The 10 Cities that should have been on the Top 50 List!

There are a few cities that I feel should have been included in the Top 50 Cities to see in your lifetime! My additional 10 cities are:

St. Petersburg, Russia – Museums and history!

Brussels, Belgium – For the food and beer!

Auckland, New Zealand – Home of beautiful harbours and of course “one tree hill”!

Vancouver, BC – Beautiful city and gateway for Alaskan cruises.

Barcelona, Spain – Food, architecture, with a mixture of new and old.

Dubai, UAE – A modern city in the middle of the desert, but still a taste of the old!

Papeete, Tahiti – Beaches and beauty!

Shanghai, China – Mixture of old and new!

Hong Kong, China – Food, markets, lights (lots of lights), and awesome views!

Chattanooga, Tennessee – I couldn’t have a list and not include one of the most beautiful cities in the South!

Top 50 Cities to see in your lifetime!

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Samarkand, Uzbekistan – Located on the ancient Silk Road and lots of madrasas and mosaics!

Sydney, Australia – From the Opera House to the famous beaches, Sydney has a blend of the natural and the urban!

San Francisco, California – Some of the best food in the world ….. and don’t forget bridges and the bay!

Mont Saint Michel, France – The spire of Mont Saint Michel raises above the Normandy coast and receives over 3 million visitors a year!

Dubrovnik, Croatia – The jewel of the Adriatic and one of the most picturesque areas in Europe!

Bangkok, Thailand – Exotic markets to rowdy night life, Bangkok has something for everyone!

Buenos Aires, Argentina – Called the Paris of South America! Great good and of course home of the Tango!

Antigua, Guatemala – A magical city with ruins of colonial churches and monasteries and you can gaze at three volcanoes!

Prague, Czech Republic – Mix of history, architecture, and cusine!

Budapest, Hungary -Some consider this city to be the most beautiful in Europe! The night life and hot springs makes Budapest a travel must!

Well, that’s the Top 50 cities that you must see in your lifetime! I personally feel that there were a few included that I might have left off the list and a few excluded that I would added to the list. That being the case, tomorrow I will share with you the 10 cities that I feel like should have been included.

Add your dream cities to the list and have safe and hapoy travels!

Top 50 Cities to see in your lifetime!

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Lyon, France – Cathedrals, gardens, and thousands of lights!

Oia, Greece – On the Greek island of Santorini. White and blue homes overlook the sea!

Siem Reap, Cambodia – Worth the trip just for the great food!

Vienna, Austria – A majestic city full of beautiful palaces, gardens, and elegant cafes!

Cusco, Peru – Gateway city gor exploring Machu Picchu!

Cartagena, Columbia – Located on the Caribbean and filled with history!

Zanzibar, Tanzania – On the sea and great cultural blending!

Mexico City, Mexico – Lots of people and great food!

Singapore – Worth a stop over or a vacation!

Lad Vegas – Sin City!

Top 50 Cities to see in your lifetime!

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Kathmandu, Nepal – The gateway to the Himalayas with lots of monks and one of the most colorful cities on Earth!

Vatican City – A city within a city and home of the Roman Catholic Church.

Lisbon, Portugal – The sun, sea, food, snd wine!

Tokyo, Japan – Shopping, food and home to beautiful shrines and gardens

Istanbul, Turkey – The city were east meets west and full of bazarrs and history!

Hoi An, Vietnam – A historic port city with a mixture of Japanese, Vietnamese, and European influence and the food is awesome!

Amsterdam, Netherlands – Beautiful city, museums, Red Light District, and so much more!

Luxor, Egypt – On the banks of the Nile and one of Egypt’s most stunning ancient cities and close to The Valley of the Kings!

Berlin, Germany – So much history and known for its nightlife and restaurants!

Jaipur, India – Home of some of India’s most spectacular palaces and gardens!

Top 50 Cities to See In Your Lifetime!

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Florence, Italy – Home of the Renaissance, gorgeous Cathedrals, and awesome Tuscan food and wine!

Havana, Cuba – Classic cars and great food and beaches!

Kyoto, Japan – Once the Imperial Capital of Japan. Explore elegant teahouses, gardens, and castles!

Jerusalem, Israel – The Old City and home to some of history’s greatest events and people!

Paris, France – The City of Lights! Museums, cafes, Effiel Tower, and lots of romance!

Beijing, China – China’s historical and cultural capital and home to the Forbidden City and the Great Wall!

Lalibela, Ethiopia – Stunning collection of monolithic churches and a very holy city!

Granada, Spain – Home of the Alhambra and a city of narrow cobblestone streets!

Athens, Greece РThe Acropolis overseeing a city full of history and ancient buildings!

Bagan, Myanmar- A very ancient city and lots of pagodas!

Top 50 Must See Cities In The World To See In Your Lifetime

We have talked about dreams and bucket lists and top ten lists of various categories ………. so let’s take it one step further …… what are the top 50 must see cities in the world that you should see in your lifetime? Some of these you may have visited, some may be on your dream destinations or your bucket list. I have had the opportunity to visit 29 of the 50 and hopefully will visit number 30 next spring. Over the years I could have visited several other of the 50 if I been aware of this list and had added them to my bucket list. I will share 10 of the cities daily for the next 5 days. The list is not ranked so the list just includes the top 50 must see cities!

First 10:

Venice, Italy – Picturesque canals, grandiose basilicas, and cozy wine bars!

Seville, Spain – Moorish Castles, narrow streets, and great tapas!

New York City, NY – The crossroads of the world!

Lhasa, China – The spiritual center of Tibetan Buddhism and is set against the fantastic Himalayas!

Rio de Janerio, Brazil – Beaches, Sugar Loaf, and Christ the Redemmer Statue and of course Carnival!

London, England – The Queen, museums, shopping!

Marrakech, Morocco – Maze like corridors full of souks, stunning architecture, and more!

Petra, Jordon – Set in the desert, Petra’s monumental rock-cut buildings are a must see!

Rome, Italy – Ancient history and buildings, great food and wine …. and of course the Pope!

Varanasi, India – Set on the banks of the Ganges, Varanadi is one of India’s holiest cities!

Top Nine Wi-Fi Speeds at Beaches!

I f you are looking at a beach and what to make sure you are connected, these are the top nine beaches based on connectivity!

1. Clearwater Beach (2.9 mbps)
2. Atlantic City Beach (2.8 mbps)
3. Mission Beach California (2.1 mbps)
4. South Beach Miami (1.8 mbps)
5. Myrtle Beach (1.8 mbps)
6. Santa Monica California (1.8 mbps)
7. Waikiki Beach (1.6 mbps)
8. Newport Beach California (1.2 mbps)
9. Hermosa Beach California (1.2 mbps)

I don’t know about you but I am not really concerned about connectivity when I am at the beach ………….. I try to have my mind on other things!