New York has topped a survery into the world's best nightlife.
New York has topped a survery into the world's best nightlife. Don Emmert

New York 'the world capital of big nights out'

SUFFERING insomnia or just fancy a big night out? New York is the city to visit for matchless nightlife.

A recent survey by hotels expert Hotels.com shows the Big Apple is the world's best city when it comes to night-time entertainment.

Gamblers' paradise Las Vegas is the globetrotters' second-favourite choice while London comes in at number three.

The survey of 27,000 travellers also reveals that, although the gold and silver medals go to the US, six out of the top 10 cities are in Europe.

London, Paris, Barcelona, Berlin, Amsterdam and Madrid make it into the world's favourite list while Los Angeles and Bangkok complete the list.

"New York and Las Vegas always provide an amazing travel adventure," Hotels.com spokeswoman lison Couper said.

"But it is the variety among the European cities that makes them so interesting and exciting for travellers from all around the globe."

Sydney pipped Melbourne at the post to rank as Australia's top town to party, according to Australian travellers.

Brisbane, the Gold Coast and Canberra rounded out the top five.

 

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