Best city to visit as a tourist

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Best city to visit as a tourist

London
10
32%
Paris
4
13%
Nice
1
3%
Rome
1
3%
Barcelona
5
16%
New York City
8
26%
Berlin
1
3%
Hong Kong
0
No votes
Tokyo
0
No votes
Rio de Janeiro
1
3%
 
Total votes: 31

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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby trans-chigley express » 09 Nov 2010, 04:12

Fired Plug wrote:
My favourite city to visit is London. It's great to not have a language barrier (Cockney/Geordie communication problems aside...), there's loads to do, lots of history, great parks, great food and whatever you want, you can find.



London is a great city to go with kids as there are loads of cool stuff of do: good parks, great museums, tons of really interesting historical stuff, world famous landmarks for photo oportunities. Never a boring place to visit with a family. I expect Paris to be equally good in that respect but haven't been there.

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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby Minnie the Minx » 09 Nov 2010, 06:24

GoogaMooga wrote:Best city to live in for me would be London, I lived there for six years total. Best curry in Europe.


Nope! 8-)
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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby GoogaMooga » 09 Nov 2010, 08:13

Minnie the Minx wrote:
GoogaMooga wrote:Best city to live in for me would be London, I lived there for six years total. Best curry in Europe.


Nope! 8-)


Where then for curry - Bradford?
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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby Minnie the Minx » 09 Nov 2010, 08:26

The Bradford/ / Leeds conurbation generally yes.
You come at the Queen, you best not miss.

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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby GoogaMooga » 09 Nov 2010, 08:39

Minnie the Minx wrote:The Bradford/ / Leeds conurbation generally yes.


So I've heard. I visited the Motion Picture Museum in Bradford once, but no time for a curry. It was an excursion. How about best fish'n'chips? I think London might take the prize there, there is one in Lisson Grove that is superb.
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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby GoogaMooga » 09 Nov 2010, 08:41

Copenhagen, Stockholm, and Amsterdam are also worth a visit.
1966 and all that

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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby funky_nomad » 09 Nov 2010, 09:38

GoogaMooga wrote:How about best fish'n'chips?

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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby Deebank » 09 Nov 2010, 10:02

Bangor North Wales...
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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby Bungo the Mungo » 09 Nov 2010, 10:14

GoogaMooga wrote:How about best fish'n'chips?


Whitehaven!

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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby Belle Lettre » 09 Nov 2010, 10:16

Bridlington's a strong contender. For fish and chips, that is.
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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby Phil T » 09 Nov 2010, 10:26

Belle Lettre wrote:Bridlington's a strong contender. For fish and chips, that is.



Nah, Whitby has it for that.
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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby The Fish » 09 Nov 2010, 13:53

Minnie the Minx wrote:
GoogaMooga wrote:Best city to live in for me would be London, I lived there for six years total. Best curry in Europe.


Nope! 8-)


Or then again. Yep :D

Previous Best in the UK Award Winners
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1991/4 ~ Chutney Mary, SW10
1995/7 ~ Bombay Brasserie, SW7
1998/9 ~ La Porte des Indes, W1[7]
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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby GoogaMooga » 09 Nov 2010, 14:48

I think Khan's in Westbourne Grove should be on the list.
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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby Deebank » 09 Nov 2010, 14:59

GoogaMooga wrote:I think Khan's in Westbourne Grove should be on the list.


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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby The Prof » 09 Nov 2010, 15:11

Wow, so the winners of the best curry from the London based Good Curry Guide are, in fact, restaurants in...... London.

That must be very reassuring for London based curry eaters.

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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby kath » 09 Nov 2010, 15:22

of the cities listed, i've only been to london, NYC, and berlin. i've been to many, many others... surprising, with my aerophobia... but the easy winner is london.

i will get to paris one day, i will.

... although something's telling me my stock of one-days may be getting a tad thinner.

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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby Still Baron » 09 Nov 2010, 15:25

Do it, kath!
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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby GoogaMooga » 09 Nov 2010, 15:43

Paris - The City of Lights
Rome - The Eternal City
New York - The Big Apple
New Orleans - The Big Easy
Tokyo - The Big Mikan
London - The Big Smoke
Chicago - The Windy City

any other nicknames?
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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby funky_nomad » 09 Nov 2010, 15:50

GoogaMooga wrote:Paris - The City of Lights
Rome - The Eternal City
New York - The Big Apple
New Orleans - The Big Easy
Tokyo - The Big Mikan
London - The Big Smoke
Chicago - The Windy City

any other nicknames?

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Re: Best city to visit as a tourist

Postby Snarfyguy » 09 Nov 2010, 15:56

They call Bangkok "The Big Mango," but it seems more like a designation drawn up in a Tourism Department boardroom than something that developed on da street.
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