Perth: second windiest city in the world

Perth, Australia

All the way in 1829, British settlers established a free settler colony as part of the Swan River Colony. They named it “Perth” after the city of Perth in Scotland, the hometown of Sir George Murray, the British Colonial Secretary at that time.
Perth is a beautiful city, that somehow has a small-town feel. It has several beautiful parks, amazing white sand beaches and nearby islands, the outback around the corner, together with forests and caves. They call it the most isolated city in the world as the nearest city is few thousand kilometers away, but you don’t feel it when you are there, where locals are friendly and laid back.

Abu Dhabi: a gem between a desert and a sea

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, a city and an Emirate and the capital of the United Arab Emirates is situated on the island, just off the coast, in Arabian Gulf. It started as a small village of fishermen and pearl divers and now it is one of the most developed and modern cities in the world. Together with Dubai, Abu Dhabi is a hub of trade, commerce and banking in this part of the world and main crossroad to airline traffic connecting east and west.

Chicago: ‘Windy City’ on Lake Michigan

Chicago, USA

Chicago is one of the biggest cities in the US, sitting on the shores of Lake Michigan in Illinois. It is known globally for its iconic skyline, filled with skyscrapers, such as John Hancock Center and Willis Tower. But, its architecture is not only in the high rise buildings, entire city core is a statement of history of American architecture, with many styles designed by many notable architects.

Wellington: windy capital of New Zealand

Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington, or Te Whanganui-a-Tara in Maori, is the capital of New Zealand and it sits on the south side of country’s North Island. It is New Zealand’s second largest city after Auckland, which was originally the capital city. Wellington was assigned as the capital in 1865, in order to have place more centrally located in the country.

Lisbon: poetic, colorful and exciting

Lisbon, tram

Lisbon is Portugal’s coastal capital, also known as ‘the city of seven hills’. This is actually inaccurate, as Lisbon is sitting on eight hills (the eighth one being the tallest – Graça). But, don’t worry, a discrepancy in number of hills will definitely not affect your visit to this wonderful city.