FORBES HAS UNVEILED ITS COOLEST CITIES TO VISIT THIS YEAR, AND THEY’RE NOT KIDDING AROUND, THESE CITIES REALLY ARE AWESOME.
In fact, if we weren’t so concerned about our own coolness we’d be packing up and travelling to them immediately.
To help them with the list, Forbes asked some of the industry’s most influential people for their opinions and guidance.
From Africa to Japan and everywhere in between, these are the ‘Coolest Cities’ for 2018 according to Forbes.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
“Many travelers fly into Addis Ababa and then head straight out,” says Tom Marchant, the cofounder and owner of Black Tomato.
“They’re missing out on all the vibrancy of this stunning African city.”
Home to more than 80 nationalities, it’s a cultural epicenter and gateway to an ancient world.
“Skipping out on the capital is akin to skipping out on the very fabric of Ethiopia.”
Don George, GeoEx’s Japan expert, recommends this city for its “rich mix of history and culture.