Each year approximately one million tourists visit Jamaica, the largest English speaking island in the Caribbean, with the most popular resort centres being Kingston, Montego Bay, Ocho Rios, Negril, Port Antonio and the South Coast.
The Windy City is the largest city in Illinois and the third largest in the whole US with the metropolitan area across three states being more than 9.5million.Variously known as the Second City (an allusion to the fact that it is second in importance in the nation to New York), the Windy City (not as many believe because of the actual ‘wind’ that besets the city but rather boastful 19th century Chicagoan politicians)
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Melbourne is the largest city in the state of Victoria and the second most populous in the whole of Australia with nearly four million inhabitants making up the greater Melbourne metropolitan area.
By Lauretta Wright
The ‘Waterfront City’ of Toronto is home to some 5.6million souls, making it the fifth largest city in North America. Its diversity is reflected in the 80 or so cultural groups speaking 100 languages and helps make this a true cultural melting pot. Indeed Toronto’s mix of broadway-style shows, museums and galleries has earned it the accolade of being the fourth most culturally rewarding city in the world, only pipped by London, Paris and New York.
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By Lauretta Wright Photo credits: Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority
Abu Dhabi is the capital and second most populous city in the United Arab Emirates after Dubai. The city itself is cosmopolitan but unmistakeably Arabian in feel and tradition. The urban area is punctuated with pleasant gardens, oases of calm among the tall glass skyscrapers in this city of nearly a million.