Five Cities That I Would Definitely Return To

Jul 18, 2017


I am typically the type of person that must try somewhere new every time we go out to eat, or travel to a new destination. Like now, we just booked a hotel for Mexico and I could not bring myself to book the same hotel we went to last year even though it would have been a ‘safe bet’ because we knew it. I am sucker for trying new things and find it difficult to return to the same old spot. Anyone else suffer from that?! Cities especially have to be really out of this world to justify paying for flights over and over again, just to return to a destination you’ve technically already explored. Yet some cities do have that appeal! For us at least, these cities leave us wanting more!

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#1: Cape Town

Cape Town Cities I would return to

Okay, so we’re a little biased on this one — it was our home after all. I spent six years of my twenties here throughout university, so it was a good time in my life. But we’e not the only ones that think the ‘Mother City’ is pretty great: Cape Town has consistently topped travel lists the past few years, and if you ever visit, you’ll see why! Not to mention, there’s more than just Table Mountain; gorgeous beaches, and amazing gourmet food. The surrounding winelands are a must for your itinerary. Check out Franschhoek and Stellenbosch and extend your stay for a night or two.

Check out the top 8 Hotels to stay at in Cape Town here.  Read about our 5 days in the Mother City here

#2: Paris

Paris Cities I would return to

Most people are let down and disillusioned by their Paris experience, finding it to be unlike what they imagined it to be. But that wasn’t the case with us. We fell more in love, and we have been twice now! Here, and here. And we would still go back again! In fact we dream of it! I think the key for us is to try everything. Do things that locals do. Get lost and stroll around quaint areas instead of waiting in long queues to visit tourist traps.

Read about our second round in Paris for 5 days here. 

#3: New York

New York Minute

I loved our visit to NYC recently, but one hundred percent believe we need to go back to fully experience the city that never sleeps! I still want to check out Central Park, Brooklyn Bridge, and the Met, so we’re planning a full week on our next visit! Read about our weekend here.

#4: Reims

Reims Cities I would return to

We loved our spontaneous day trip to Reims from Paris and we’ve spoken about returning ever since for at least a night or two. It is a champagne-foodie getaway deluxe! The thing I love about this city is that many people don’t even know about it. It’s truly a hidden gem that everyone forgets about when they’re in Paris.

Here’s the ultimate guide for your visit to Reims. 

#5: Los Angeles

Los Angeles Where to Eat

I never thought we would have loved Los Angeles as much as we did, but now we’re dying to return. We went in April this year for a quick 3 days and it wasn’t enough time to explore this enormous city. We did, however, dine at all the hotspots in Downtown. Check out where to eat here.  The food was incredible — some of the best we’ve ever had!

Check out our day at Universal Studios while we were there, here, plus some tips for Harry Potter’s Wizarding World, here

Which cities would you return to? I’d love to know! Comment with your blog post links below too!

~ Leigh


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