2. Changsha, China
The authentic city of Changsha is home to several Western Han Dynasty Tombs, and is starting to rise in popularity among tourists for its rich history and cultural offerings. It also happens to be the capital city of China's Hunan province. Check out the old city remnants, take in an impressive view from a cable car on Mount Yuelu, taste street food, and use the city as jumping-off base for adventure in Zhangjiajie National Forest, which is three to four hours away.