This is the best city in the world (Hint: It’s Not New York, London, or Paris!)

Looking for an new, fun destination to visit during your next vacation? Whether you're a budding traveler or seasoned jet setter, don't settle on a typical trip to Paris or London. Sure, those cities can certainly dazzle. But if you're feeling inclined to hop across the pond, you should opt for a more exciting location instead. (Such as the top travel destinations for food lovers around the world.) We guarantee you won't regret it!

Our suggestion: Bangkok, Thailand. Why? As per a new report by Mastercard, the Thai capital is the most popular city in the world for international travelers—for the second consecutive year.

The report projects that Bangkok will welcome nearly 20.2 million international overnight visitors this year. While London used to hold No. 1 spot, England's capital city maintained its position in second place for the second year in a row. It expects over 20 million visitors this year.

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1. Islamabad Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Pakistan

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2. Jeddah King Abdulaziz International Airport, Saudi Arabia

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3. Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, Nepal

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4. Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Philippines

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5. Tashkent International Airport, Uzbekistan

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6. Paris Beauvais-Tille International Airport

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7. Frankfurt Hahn International Airport, Germany

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8. Bergamo Orio al Serio International Airport, Italy

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9. Berlin Tegel International Airport, Germany

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10. New York City LaGuardia International Airport, USA

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Now, read on for the 10 best airports in the world.

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3. Helsinki International Airport, Finland

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5. Vancouver International Airport, Canada

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6. Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia

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7. Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong

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8. Tokyo Haneda International Airport, Japan

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9. Amsterdam Schiphol International Airport, Netherlands

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10. Zurich International Airport, Switzerland

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Paris was ranked third, with a projected 16.1 million international visitors. Dubai and Singapore came in fourth and fifth place, respectively. (If you happen to swing by Singapore, make sure to fly through the best airport in the world, too.) The Big Apple ranked sixth with 12.7 million visitors, and that number is expected to decline this year, according to the report.

Toyko may be in eighth place right now, but jet setters might want to watch out for this Asian capital. With a projected growth rate of 12.2 percent, it's poised to overtake the top-ranked cities in the near future.

And don't worry—despite its position on top of the list, Bangkok doesn't rank amongst the most outrageously expensive vacations. That honor goes to Dubai, whose international overnight visitors spent $28.5 billion at the capital city last year. On the other hand, Bangkok falls in fifth place for visitor spending, with $14 billion in revenues.

Ready to buy your tickets and pack your bags? Before you book, make sure you go during the best time of year to travel to these 12 major cities.

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An attendee uses a mobile phone in front of the 'Petalclouds' kinetic installation during a media preview of the new Terminal 4 (T4) at Changi Airport in Singapore, on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. The terminal which will open later this year, will feature an array of fast and seamless travel (FAST) technologies to speed people-processing without the need for human supervision, from face-recognition software to automated bag-tagging and checking. Photographer: Nicky Loh/Bloomberg via Getty Images
The departure transit hall is seen during a media preview of the new Terminal 4 (T4) at Changi Airport in Singapore, on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. The terminal which will open later this year, will feature an array of fast and seamless travel (FAST) technologies to speed people-processing without the need for human supervision, from face-recognition software to automated bag-tagging and checking. Photographer: Nicky Loh/Bloomberg via Getty Images
An employee demonstrates the automated luggage check-in system during a media preview of the new Terminal 4 (T4) at Changi Airport in Singapore, on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. The terminal which will open later this year, will feature an array of fast and seamless travel (FAST) technologies to speed people-processing without the need for human supervision, from face-recognition software to automated bag-tagging and checking. Photographer: Nicky Loh/Bloomberg via Getty Images
An automated robotic cleaner travels along the departure hall during a media preview of the new Terminal 4 (T4) at Changi Airport in Singapore, on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. The terminal which will open later this year, will feature an array of fast and seamless travel (FAST) technologies to speed people-processing without the need for human supervision, from face-recognition software to automated bag-tagging and checking. Photographer: Nicky Loh/Bloomberg via Getty Images
The 'Petalclouds' kinetic installation hangs in the Central Galleria area during a media preview of the new Terminal 4 (T4) at Changi Airport in Singapore, on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. The terminal which will open later this year, will feature an array of fast and seamless travel (FAST) technologies to speed people-processing without the need for human supervision, from face-recognition software to automated bag-tagging and checking. Photographer: Nicky Loh/Bloomberg via Getty Images
An attendee tests out the electronic tourist refund automated system during a media preview of the new Terminal 4 (T4) at Changi Airport in Singapore, on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. The terminal which will open later this year, will feature an array of fast and seamless travel (FAST) technologies to speed people-processing without the need for human supervision, from face-recognition software to automated bag-tagging and checking. Photographer: Nicky Loh/Bloomberg via Getty Images
The 'Immersive Wall' LED panel displays visuals at the security screening area during a media preview of the new Terminal 4 (T4) at Changi Airport in Singapore, on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. The terminal which will open later this year, will feature an array of fast and seamless travel (FAST) technologies to speed people-processing without the need for human supervision, from face-recognition software to automated bag-tagging and checking. Photographer: Nicky Loh/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Traditional Singaporean Peranakan houses are mocked up as part of an interior display in the Heritage Zone during a media preview of the new Terminal 4 (T4) at Changi Airport in Singapore, on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. The terminal which will open later this year, will feature an array of fast and seamless travel (FAST) technologies to speed people-processing without the need for human supervision, from face-recognition software to automated bag-tagging and checking. Photographer: Nicky Loh/Bloomberg via Getty Images
A worker tends to wall-hanging plants on the facade of Changi Airport's newly-built Terminal 4 in Singapore on July 25, 2017. Singapore's Changi Airport on July 25 held a media preview of its fourth terminal, which will open at a yet to be announced date later this year. The terminal, which relies heavily on automation and self-service machines, will be able to handle some 16 million passengers a year. / AFP PHOTO / ROSLAN RAHMAN (Photo credit should read ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
An airport employee demonstrates the use of an automated immigration gate during a media preview at the departure hall of Changi Airport's newly-built Terminal 4 in Singapore on July 25, 2017. Singapore's Changi Airport on July 25 held a media preview of its fourth terminal, which will open at a yet to be announced date later this year. The terminal, which relies heavily on automation and self-service machines, will be able to handle some 16 million passengers a year. / AFP PHOTO / ROSLAN RAHMAN (Photo credit should read ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
A cleaner sweeps in the departure hall during a media preview of the new Terminal 4 (T4) at Changi Airport in Singapore, on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. The terminal, which is scheduled to open later this year, will feature an array of 'fast and seamless travel' (FAST) technologies to speed people-processing without the need for human supervision, from face-recognition software to automated bag-tagging and checking. Photographer: Nicky Loh/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Traditional Singaporean Peranakan building facades adorn a wall in the Heritage Zone during a media preview of the new Terminal 4 (T4) at Changi Airport in Singapore, on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. The terminal, which is scheduled to open later this year, will feature an array of 'fast and seamless travel' (FAST) technologies to speed people-processing without the need for human supervision, from face-recognition software to automated bag-tagging and checking. Photographer: Nicky Loh/Bloomberg via Getty Images
A sculpture piece titled 'Travelling Family' by Kurt Metzier stands in the departure transit area during a media preview of the new Terminal 4 (T4) at Changi Airport in Singapore, on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. The terminal, which is scheduled to open later this year, will feature an array of 'fast and seamless travel' (FAST) technologies to speed people-processing without the need for human supervision, from face-recognition software to automated bag-tagging and checking. Photographer: Nicky Loh/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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