In news that may (or may not) surprise you, Canberra has beaten Sydney and Melbourne in the world’s top cities to visit in 2018.
The Best in Travel 2018 list by Lonely Planet, rated the capital of Australia as the third best city to visit in 2018.
"Rich with history, culture and entertainment, it offers something for every kind of traveller," Lonely Planet spokesperson Chris Zeiher said.
"Recent revitalisation efforts has given Canberra a new lease of life, establishing a truly contemporary and unique sense of style, with boutique precincts emerging throughout the city, bursting with cool bars, cafes and restaurants."
Coming in at number one was Seville in Spain, followed by Detroit, Canberra and Hamburg.