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Sydney voted as friendliest city in the world

Sydney voted as friendliest city in the world

Sydney has recently topped the 2015 poll for the world’s friendliest city for tourists, as voted for by the readers of the illustrious travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler.

The results were found as a result of the Condé Nast Traveler’s Reader Choice Awards survey. Those who voted in the poll claimed that there was nothing not to like about the city, with many voters recanting tales of how excellently they were treated by the local people.

Sydney had previously ranked in the 2014 poll, where they tied for fifth place, in a year which saw Melbourne clinch the top spot.

Those who voted were also questioned about their favourite things to do in the city, with tours of Sydney Harbour topping the list, with climbing the bridge and taking boat tours also included.

Cities in New Zealand have also experienced a good year in the poll, with Queenstown and Auckland ranking third and ninth respectively.

The top ten friendliest cities can be seen below:

1. Sydney, Australia

2. Dublin, Ireland

3. Queenstown, New Zealand

4. Kraków, Poland

5. Bruges, Belgium

6. Edinburgh, Scotland

7. Kyoto, Japan

8. Budapest, Hungary

9. Auckland, New Zealand

10. Reykjavik, Iceland

This is great news, as the three Australasian cities can be visited on our New Zealand and Australia tours. Why not book your place on a trip today and go and meet the welcoming locals for yourself?

Photo courtesy of Pavel, under Creative Commons



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