Which Two Aussie Cities Have Been Voted Into The World❜s Greatest Places By TIME Magazine?

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The travel bug is back in full swing, and TIME is here to inspire your next adventure with their annual list of the World's Greatest Places. Featuring iconic destinations and hidden gems, the list even includes two extraordinary Australian locations you won't want to miss.

To curate this exceptional list, TIME collaborated with its international network of correspondents and contributors, focusing on places that offer new and exciting experiences. So, without further ado, let's dive into the 50 destinations that made it onto the 2023 World's Greatest Places list!

Australia has proudly secured two spots on this prestigious list!

Plus, We're The Only Country To Be Named Twice

Kangaroo Island was chosen for its breathtaking natural beauty and impressive conservation efforts, while Brisbane was recognised for its infrastructural advancements, which will see the city host the 2032 Olympics. But let's look a little deeper, shall we?

Start planning your next unforgettable adventure and explore the world's greatest places today!

Discover the Pristine Wilderness of Kangaroo Island, Australia's Eco-Tourism Gem

Kangaroo Island, a jewel off the coast of South Australia, has been celebrated for its breathtaking natural beauty and impressive conservation efforts. Home to an abundance of native wildlife, pristine beaches, and dramatic landscapes, the island offers a unique and unforgettable experience for visitors.

With a focus on eco-tourism and preserving its stunning environment, Kangaroo Island has successfully positioned itself as a must-visit destination for nature enthusiasts and those looking to immerse themselves in a tranquil and unspoiled setting.

Experience the Vibrant Culture and Urban Excitement of Brisbane, Australia's Rising Star

On the other hand, Brisbane, the vibrant capital of Queensland, has been recognised for its infrastructural advancements that have transformed the city into a thriving hub of culture, entertainment, and innovation. As the chosen host for the 2032 Olympics, Brisbane has gained global attention for its world-class facilities, stunning riverside location, and an array of attractions catering to diverse interests.

The city's commitment to sustainable development and growth, along with its welcoming atmosphere and warm climate, make Brisbane a top destination for travellers seeking a mix of urban excitement and natural beauty.

For more information on these incredible destinations and why they were selected, TIME offers travel tips for each location in its comprehensive list. With an aim to showcase fresh and exciting experiences, TIME solicited nominations of places - including countries, regions, cities, and towns - from an international network of correspondents and contributors to compile this list.

The result is an extensive collection of 100 exceptional destinations for adventurers across the globe to discover. So, what are you waiting for? Start planning your next unforgettable adventure and explore the world's greatest places today!

Take a trip through TIME Magazine's 2023 World's Greatest Places.

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