Features - North America

24 Hours in Boston

Home to some of the USA’s best seafood, universities, and sports teams, Boston is both a cosmopolitan hub and an unimposing small town. Walkable from end to end in just a couple of hours, the city is divided into several distinct neighbourhoods, each with its own flair. While the North End is home to the city’s vibrant Italian population, the South End is where the city’s arts community chooses to roost.

24 hours in New York City

It’s called ‘the city that never sleeps’, and for good reason. New York City defines energy, and any visitor to the city absorbs this immediately. The USA’s largest city since 1790, New York has become an international cultural, political, and financial epicentre. More than a third of its residents were born outside the country, and more than 170 languages are spoken. From food to the arts, diversity is New York’s brand.

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24 Hours in Chicago

In 2015, all eyes are on the USA’s new ‘It’ city: Chicago. The ‘Second City’ (behind New York) has seen an influx of trendy restaurants, luxury shops, and swanky high-rise skyscrapers recently. But where Chicago shines is its down-to-earth, everyman sensibility mixed with its unabashed lifelong love for architecture, urban planning, and design. When winter whips in off icy Lake Michigan, tough Midwesterners just throw on an extra layer or head inside those beautiful buildings.

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24 Hours in Dallas and Fort Worth

One of the best times to visit Dallas-Fort Worth is September. The scorching summer heat is slowly subsiding and the legendary State Fair of Texas begins. Autumn means football in the Lone Star state, and the beloved Dallas Cowboys are back on the gridiron. Known jointly as the Metroplex, Dallas and Fort Worth have their own identities. The Big D has a diverse, international, and cosmopolitan vibe, while Cowtown offers a traditional Texas feel, mixed with a world-class cultural scene. By exploring both Dallas and Fort Worth, visitors experience the best of both worlds.

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24 Hours in Philadelphia

Qatar Airways introduction of Philadelphia to its destination list on April 2 has opened up access to one of the United States great cities, rich in history as the centre of the US fight for independence while undergoing a seemingly perpetual modernisation through ambitious boutiques, top-class restaurants, and an energy buoyed by an influx of transplants priced out of nearby New York City and Washington DC.

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24 Hours in Miami

Often referred to as ‘The Capital of Latin America’, Miami boasts the largest Spanish-speaking population in the USA, with its every corner emanating a Latin buzz. Couple that with year-round temperate weather (thanks to the Gulf Stream ocean current), and you have the ideal place for a US vacation.

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24 hours in Chicago

Adversity builds character. In Chicago, it also built skyscrapers. The massively destructive Great Chicago Fire of 1871 set the stage for the city's transformation into what it is today.

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24 hours in Montreal

Odd, given its minus 13°C average winter temperatures, but Montrealers are especially fond of their all-weather, buzzing street culture.

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24 hours in New York

It’s called ‘The City That Never Sleeps’ – and with good reason. New York City defines energy, and any visitor to the city absorbs this instantaneously. You can sleep later – now, you have 24 hours in Manhattan. So let’s make the most of it.

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