How to say city names like a local

When I travel abroad, I like to do my best to fit in. Obviously I’m not fluent in all of the languages of the world, but when I’m in someone else’s country, the least I can do is try. And it all starts with the name of the city.

Kaylin Pound published an article on Elite Daily, complete with graphics, to help you get it right when you’re abroad. Here are a few:

Bangkok, Thailand

bangkok

Beijing, China

beijing

Brisbane, Australia

brisbane

Budapest, Hungary

budapest

Colombia

columbia

Iraq

iraq

La Jolla, California, USA

la jolla

Melbourne, Australia

melbourne

Montreal, Canada

montreal

Phuket, Thailand

phuket

Qatar

qatar

Reykjavik, Iceland

reykjavik

River Thames, UK

river thams

Versailles, France

versailles

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