The friendliest and unfriendliest cities

The friendliest and unfriendliest cities August 20, 2014

Conde Nast Traveler has conducted a survey to find the friendliest and the unfriendliest cities in the world and in the United States.  See the lists after the jump.  Sound about right?  What does this tell us about the various cultures represented?

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World’s friendliest cities according to Conde Nast Traveler

11. Budapest, Hungary

9 (tie). Seville, Spain

9 (tie). Savannah, Georgia

8. Cape Town, South Africa

7. Siem Reap, Cambodia

5 (tie). Sydney

5 (tie). Dublin, Ireland

4. Charleston, South Carolina

3. Victoria, BC, Canada

1 (tie). Melbourne

1 (tie). Auckland, New Zealand


World’s unfriendliest cities

10. Nassau, Bahamas

9. Monte Carlo, Monaco

8. Milan, Italy

7. Frankfurt, Germany

6. Beijing

5. Marseille, France

4. Paris

3. Moscow

2. Cannes, France

1. Johannesburg, South Africa


From Friendliest/Unfriendliest Cities in the United States, CNN:

Friendliest cities in the United States

10. Asheville, North Carolina

= 8. Nashville

= 8. Key West, Florida

7. Jackson Hole, Wyoming

6. Fort Worth, Texas

5. New Orleans

4. Telluride, Colorado

3. San Antonio

2. Savannah, Georgia

1. Charleston, South Carolina

Unfriendliest cities in the United States

10. Miami

9. Wilmington, Delaware

8. The Hamptons, New York

7. Los Angeles

6. Detroit

5. New Haven, Connecticut

4. Atlantic City, New Jersey

3. Hartford, Connecticut

2. Oakland, California

1. Newark, New Jersey

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