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Time Out lists the world’s best cities for 2022

(CNN) — Not each metropolis skyline consists of an extinct volcano, an imposing hilltop fort and a line-up of centuries-old buildings, however Edinburgh’s awe-inspiring horizon is only one of the the reason why the Scottish capital is Time Out’s best metropolis for 2022.

Each yr, the media firm asks some 20,000 city-dwellers throughout the world, alongside its community of world editors, to pinpoint what makes their metropolis nice by way of a survey often called the Time Out Index. Time Out makes use of the ensuing knowledge to compile its world metropolis rankings.

It’s not simply Edinburgh’s magnificence that nabbed it the high spot for 2022, the metropolis can be identified for its buzzy arts festivals and rising foodie scene, and surveyed locals praised the metropolis’s walkability, in addition to its welcoming, inclusive really feel.

“It’s been amazing to see how much the city has developed since we were children growing up here,” the staff behind not too long ago opened Edinburgh wine bar Eleanore, spotlighted by Time Out as one in all the metropolis’s highlights, informed CNN Travel. “It is great to see it getting the recognition it deserves.”

While final yr’s checklist praised locations that rallied collectively throughout the pandemic, this yr Time Out emphasised every thing we have been lacking out on over the previous couple years, intently analyzing every metropolis’s eating places, bars, nightlife and museums.

The aim, says Time Out, is to make the rating “the ultimate travel bucket list for 2022.”

“They’re all places that excel at the stuff that inspires people to travel and try new things,” Time Out’s Huw Oliver tells CNN Travel.

Resilience and partying

Hot on Edinburgh’s heels at No. 2 is the Midwestern American hub of Chicago, praised as a lot for its early hours nightclub scene as its pandemic-era resilience. Third on the checklist is Medellín, Colombia, celebrated for its nightlife, boutique resorts and mouth-watering meals.

And it is a sturdy exhibiting for Scotland as Glasgow is No. 4 on the checklist, with Time Out championing the various Glaswegian eating choices and the metropolis’s pleasant ambiance.

Sustainability initiatives, security and public transport additionally issue into the rankings. On the inexperienced entrance, Time Out name-checks Glaswegian membership SWG3’s latest initiative to generate energy by way of dancers’ physique warmth, whereas Amsterdam, at No. 5 on the checklist, is acknowledged as the world’s most bike-friendly metropolis.

The aim, says Time Out’s Oliver, was for the 2022 round-up to spotlight “all the stuff that makes cities fun, vibrant places to visit.” Check out the full rating here.

Time Out’s high 10 best cities

1. Edinburgh, Scotland

2. Chicago, USA

3. Medellín, Colombia

4. Glasgow, Scotland

5. Amsterdam, Netherlands

6. Prague, Czech Republic

7. Marrakech, Morocco

8. Berlin, Germany

9. Montreal, Canada

10. Copenhagen, Denmark



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