Visiting other countries has always been an exciting thing to do. Immersing oneself in the culture of a people is always a stimulating experience. Discovering the beauty of a country by its breathtaking scenery, food and people are some of the reasons why people pack their bags and go on an adventure trip that they almost always never forget. So, if you are tempted to do some traveling of your own, here’s a top 10 list of countries you should put on your wishlist.
This country is planted in the heart of Europe. It has a rich history and has plenty of tourist attractions to offer. People from all around the globe visit this beautiful country for its architectural wealth and natural scenic views. It is abound in castles that tells of fairytales, legends, and tragedies as well.
While you are there, you can also check out the Berlin Wall, Frauenkirche, Oktoberfest, Cologne cathedral, Brandenburg gate, and Neuschwanstein castle.
Morocco is famous for its long beaches and Moroccan-style architectures that are now being incorporated into modern-day architecture. The country is also characterized by rugged mountains and vast deserts. The food is so diverse that you are going to be in for a treat because of the flavorful Moroccan dishes.
Also visit Todra Gorge, Draa Valley, Erg Chebbi, and Djemaa el Fna for their breathtaking scenery and different activities you can do in each place.
Dubbed as “the land down under” because of its geographical location, Australia is one of the best travel destinations in the world. Aside from the beautiful beaches that the people are really proud of, they have the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park listed as a World Heritage site.
You should also check out the Blue Mountains National Park as one of UNESCO’s World Heritage Site as well.
The country where the most famous and finest museums can be found. The people are friendly, the food is good, the weather is warm and Spain is also well known all over the world for its festivities. While you are in Spain, be sure to visit Sagrada Familia, El Escorial, Mezquita of Cordoba and Alhambra.
Also, don’t forget to run around with the bulls at the El Encierro festival celebrated every July 6th in Pamplona.
Portugal is one of Europe’s most visited countries because of its wonderful climate, extraordinary and breathtaking attractions, and very affordable travel costs. Try to visit its Archipelago of the Azores known for its whale-watching, hot springs, and whimsical seaside towns.
Visit Madiera for its lush landscapes and wines. Don’t forget to drop by Algarve famous for its picturesque scenery and great food.
Italy is rich in history, culture, and architecture, what more can you ask for. It is home to Michaelangelo’s David, the Sistine chapel, Da Vinci’s Last Supper, and Boticelli’s Birth of Venus. The food in Italy offers an extraordinary gastronomic experience for the traveler coupled with its verdant landscapes are which makes Italy one of the best countries to visit.
Never forget to visit the Colosseum, Pompeii, the leaning tower of Pisa, and the Santa Maria del Fiore. They are big hit travel destinations in Italy.
China has long been a treasure of great history and culture as well. One of Asia’s beautiful countries, China has made its mark as one of the world’s best travel destinations. Visit the world-famous Great Wall of China, one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Also, go and see the Terracotta Army in Xi’an, The Forbidden City in Beijing, The Potola Palace in Lhasa, The Bund in Shanghai, and the West Lake in Hangzou for their breathtaking views you’ll love.
Japan is well-loved by travelers from all over the world for its good food, friendly people, and beautiful temples and buildings that say so much about a country’s history. This country is ideal for travelers for its low crime rate. While you’re in Japan, visit Kiyomizu- Dera, a Buddhist temple in Eastern Kyoto.
Also, check out Himeji Castle, the Great Buddha of Kamakura, Tokyo Imperial Palace, Mount Fuji, and the Golden Pavillion which is one of the famous tourist spots in Japan because it’s simply beautiful.
England houses the most famous museums in the world with the most famous art collection pieces to boast of. Traveling through this country is like traveling through time as well. Because of its very rich history, picturesque England tells a story just by looking at its fine architectural buildings, churches, and castles.
So, if you’re touring England, make sure to pass by the Tower of London which is home to the Crown Jewels, Warwick Castle, Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, the Big Ben, and the top prehistoric site in England, the Stonehenge.
France is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. Its engaging and seductive culture lures travelers to come and visit. Food is important to the French that is why it is almost always made to perfection. France has world-class art and architecture, impressive museums, and famous landmarks that make this country stand out.
Be sure to come and see the world-renowned Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, Chartres Cathedral, Palais des Papes, Chateau de Chambord, Palace of Versailles, and St. Tropez. Enjoy your stay in one of the most romantic places on earth.
When traveling, do open your mind and heart and unearth the beauty of the place you are visiting not through the eyes of a traveler but of its people. That way, you will know why the place is so beloved by its people.