You don't need to be a country music mega star to be welcomed to Nashville, at No. 10 on the world's friendliest cities list. But if you hit the big time -- and even switch to pop -- Nashville will continue to love you.
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9. Bruges, Belgium —
Beer and chocolate will make any place seem friendly. Bruges, Belgium, seemingly has limitless supplies of both. And canals.
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8. Krakow, Poland —
Don't let the ancient medieval architecture fool you, Poland's southern jewel Krakow is young, cool and welcoming.
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7. Savannah, Georgia —
They're so friendly in Savannah, Georgia, they don't mind folks doing this. Even if it is St. Patrick's Day.
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6. Galway, Ireland —
Galway has one of the best food scenes in Ireland. It also hosts the World Oyster Opening Championships, where teams from around the world compete to shuck the most oysters in the quickest amount of time.
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5. Park City, Utah —
Winter or summer, Park City is the center of a booming tourism industry. In the warmer months, there's biking and hiking. When snow falls, skiers like this group head to Park City Mountain Resort.
4. Queenstown, New Zealand —
It's annually one of the first cities to welcome the new year. No wonder Queenstown, New Zealand, is at No. 4 on the Conde Nast Traveler friendly cities list.
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3 Dublin (Ireland) —
Any excuse for a party: Dublin scores third place in the Conde Nast Traveler list of friendliest cities.
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2. Sydney, Australia —
One Conde Nast Traveler reader said of their visit to the Sydney: "Aussies are very friendly. Every time we stopped to stare at our map to get our bearings, an Aussie would stop and offer to help us."