The Coolest Neighborhoods In The World

Song Wat Bangkok, Thailand

This district has revived with long-standing businesses, iconic food booths, smart hostels, chic art galleries, and restaurants.

 Cantonments Accra, Ghana

Cantonments, a residential complex with embassies near Kotoka International Airport, is where the globe meets the city. 

The Annex Toronto, Canada

A new look has emerged from years of construction in this area. There are new shop spaces, more residences, and old favorites like Hot Docs Cinema.

Dotonbori Osaka, Japan

Osaka is recognized as Japan's Kitchen, a gourmet paradise. Don't go hungry in Dotonbori—from delicious street food to famous sushi eateries. 

Downtown Montreal, Canada

The Montreal International Jazz Festival and retail therapy have always drawn people downtown

Bonifacio Global City Manila, Philippines

BGC is Manila's food, shopping, and nightlife district. On a street art tour, you can see many interesting murals

Zhongshan Taipei, Taiwan

This busy mini-metropolis retains its colonial legacy in sites like the Tsai Jui-Yueh Dance Research Institute and Cafe Monument.

Ponsonby Auckland, New Zealand

The '60s and '70s artists and Pacific Peoples of Ponsonby, one of Auckland's most prominent dining and shopping areas, contributed to its artistic culture.

Bebek Istanbul, Turkey

Bebek has sophisticated and old-fashioned restaurants, cafés, and boutiques with stunning Bosphorus views.

Exarcheia Athens, Greece

The historically radical area of Exarcheia is attracting tourists. Luckily, activists and anarchists still meet here, preserving its charter.