Each year, we compile a list of the best places for you to visit in the next twelve months. This year, we've gone all out and written a comprehensive guide to travel in 2014 – including which city deserves your attention next.
From the USA to Sweden to Kazakhstan, we scoured the world's cities to find the most exciting events, best developments and top attractions for 2014. Among the contenders for 2014's best city are Liverpool, Sarajevo and Umeå – but what made it to the top of our list? You'll have to read it to find out: read the Rough Guide top ten cities for 2014.
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