Must-visit cities worldwide in 2018
The city of Harar, Ethiopia
Reason: To discover the most exciting city in East Africa.
Visitors in northern Ethiopia rarely come to this gentle land of the east, the home to the magical city of Harar. Dubbed as the "City of Saints," it has 82 Islamic mosques, the strongest khat (a popular kind of opium) and excellent quality coffee.
Interesting fact: The hyenas are the visitors who are welcome at night in Harar, where they eat leftovers.
District of Jujuy, Argentina
A motorcycle is crossing the province of Jujuy in northern Argentina.
Reason: To travel on natural rock mountains from the stars.
Situated in the northwestern outskirts of Argentina, Jujuy is home to the World Heritage Quebrada de Humahuaca. A narrow valley covered with colorful natural rocks has been created for millennium.
Interesting fact: Prehistoric men in the hunter-gatherer time (9000 BC - 400) lived in Quebrada de Humahuaca.
The lively buildings create the attractive cityscape of Tbilisi, Georgia.
Reason: To experience the true beauty of ancient Tbilisi.
The geological shift here changes the landscape of the capital city of Georgia at a rapid pace. Behind Tbilisi's troubling disorder is the traditional Geogia experience for you including open 24-hour sulfur baths, full khinkali (a kind of spicy corn tortillas), and the legendary hospitality of the locals.
Interesting fact: Persia, Arabia, the Byzantine Empire, the Ottoman Empire, Russia and the Soviet Union all affect the architecture of Tbilisi.
Sydney Opera House
Reason: To come to see the new look of the Opera House
A $ 273 million upgrade package which was launched in May, 2016 has changed the interior of the Sydney Opera House. Renovations include state-of-the-art audio systems, a friendly lobby, and the innovation of Joan Sutherland Theater.
Interesting fact: Opera House has over a thousand rooms and over a million tiles on the roof.
A woman is wearing a traditional dress embroidered with silk flowers.
Reason: To discover the ancient natural dye art.
Travelers are more welcome than ever to come to the colorful state of Oxaca, Mexico; which was hit by two strong earthquakes in September. Local shops sell light-filled wool rolls and hand-dyed fabrics using ingredients such as fruit, insects and other natural pigments.
Interesting fact: The most coveted fabric in Oxaca is woven by dyed purple snails.
Schönbrunn Palace is located outside the Neptune Fountain in Vienna, Austria.
Reason: To celebrate the Breakaway Art Movement.
Gustav Klimt, Koloman Moser, and Otto Wagner - the three leaders of Vienna's breakaway art movement - died in 1918. For the 100th anniversary, Belvedere, Leopold, MAK, and other museums in Vinna will be holding an exhibition of special artists of Breakaway Art.
Interesting fact: Picture of Beethoven Frieze is 2.1 meters high and 34.1 meters long.
By: Christina Baker