Sydney, spectacularly draped around its glorious harbour and beaches, has visual wow factor like few other cities. Scratch the surface and it only gets better. National parks ring the city and penetrate right into its heart. Large chunks of harbour are still bush-fringed, while parks cut their way through skyscrapers and suburbs.
Porto is Portugal´s second biggest and one of Europe´s most ancient cities, stemming from the northern bank of the Douro River during the Middle Ages