Visiting a popular city is all well and good, but to get the most out of it, you need to know exactly where the action is!
Off the beaten tracks where locals actually live, these neighbourhoods offer non-tourist menus and gritty charm kept alive by community spirit.
From Astoria in New York to Peckham in London, make sure to add these cools spots to your city itineraries.
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