City Wars

The Most Interesting City in Ethiopia (Hint: It’s Not Lalibela)

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I like Lalibela—don’t get me wrong. But for me, another city in Ethiopia possesses a better-round trove of travel treasures.

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Pier in Coffs Harbour Australia

Coffs Harbour vs. Byron Bay, Australia

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I recommend building both Coffs Harbour and Byron Bay into your Australia travel itinerary, so you can see first-hand which one you prefer.

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Fruit in São Paulo, Brazil

City Wars: Rio de Janeiro vs. Sao Paulo

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Comparing Rio and São Paulo is like trying to choose between two vastly different types of fruit, each with a different flavor, texture and color.

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City Wars: Barcelona vs. Madrid

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Which of these two fantastic cities you end up preferring depends more on your own tastes and preferences than on Barcelona or Madrid itself, but both have a treasure trove of awesomeness to offer potential visitors.

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City Wars: Beijing vs. Shanghai

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Many of the other expats I met in China were adamant about being either “Beijing People” or “Shanghai People.” Which city is more your style?

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