Zurich is a world-famous economic center, complete with beautiful architecture, colorful streets and gorgeous nature. The city sits on Lake Zurich, in northern Switzerland. If you’re in the mood for some quality window shopping, head over to the Bahnhofstrasse neighborhood, and if you’re feeling more into medieval history, visit Altstadt (Old Town).
For nature lovers, they should take a cruise on the Limmat River, or go hiking in some of the nearby mountains.
If you're a lover of literature, Edinburgh is the place for you. The capital of Scotland is rich in history and has produced some of the world's most incredible writers, including Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Muriel Spark and J.K. Rowling.
The small city of Edinburgh has many sites to see, among them Arthur's Seat, the famous Edinburgh Castle, and the spookiest graveyard in the world, Greyfriars Kirkyard. The locals lovingly refer to Scotland as Auld Reekie (Old Smoky in Scots), because back in coal-burning days, people that lived in the countryside always saw a cloud of smoke over the city from afar.
Queenstown, New Zealand
New Zealand is one of the most stunning countries in the world, and Queenstown is one of its most beautiful cities. With the grand Southern Alps as its background, and the mysterious blue water of Lake Wkatipu, Queenstown looks like something straight out of a fairytale.
Adventure junkies will love this city, but it also has something to offer for the more quiet types, including wonderful vineyards, gardens, and a lovely drive to Glenorchy.
Canada has a few cities on this list, and Toronto should definitely be one of them. The waterfront views, the stunning green nature and a vibrant modern city center make Toronto one of Canada's most visit-worthy cities.
Visit the Cloud Gardens Conservatory, the Edwards Gardens or the Allan Gardens to soak up some beautiful nature. Another thing you can't miss when visiting Toronto is the magical ferry ride to the gorgeous Toronto Islands.
Dubbed the Windy City, Chicago has astounding views of the grand Lake Michigan, unique gastronomy and ultramodern skyscrapers. If you're looking for the complete experience, go have some Chicago-style hot dogs or a deep-dish pizza at any of the local eateries.
Take the "L" train to see Chicago's famous neighborhood of Wrigleyville, or visit some of the city's best restaurants at Hyde Park.