A Travel + Leisure Magazine's readers' survey ranked Bangkok as the third best city in the world.  The city of angels was surpassed by Florence, Italy, and Buenos Aires, Argentina. Last year, Bangkok ranked number 7 on the list.  Singapore Airlines was voted the world's best international carrier, while The Peninsula Bangkok won the title of the world's best hotel for $250 or less.  Meanwhile, the Four Seasons Resort in Chiang Mai was named the best hotel spa in the Asia Pacific region. Phuket ranked number 8 on the list of 10 best islands.  
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