Country lists

Experiences

Countries known for ancient ruins

  • Greece
  • Turkey
  • Italy
  • France
  • Mexico
  • Peru

Countries known for natural beauty (Large Mountains)

  • Switzerland
  • Austria
  • France
  • Italy
  • Nepal
  • Chile
  • Peru
  • Bolivia
  • United States
  • Canada
  • Ethiopia
  • New Zealand
  • Ecuador
  • Georgia
  • Tajikistan

Countries known for natural beauty (Deserts)

  • United States
  • Morocco
  • India
  • Mongolia
  • Namibia

Countries known for natural beauty (Coastlines)

  • Italy
  • Croatia
  • Thailand
  • United States
  • South Africa

Countries known for natural beauty (Untouched Wilderness)

  • United States
  • Iceland
  • Bolivia
  • Norway
  • Russia
  • Mongolia
  • Canada
  • Namibia
  • Botswana

 

 

Countries known for natural beauty (Unique landscapes found in few other places)

  • United States
  • Iceland
  • Bolivia
  • Norway
  • Namibia
  • Mongolia

Countries known for natural beauty (Wildlife)

  • Panama
  • Brazil
  • Belize
  • Guatemala
  • Costa Rica
  • Kenya
  • Tanzania
  • South Africa
  • Botswana
  • Namibia
  • Australia
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia

Western countries known for classic architecture (post ancient, pre 20th century)

  • France
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Hungary
  • Austria
  • Germany
  • The Netherlands
  • Portugal
  • Poland
  • The Czech Republic
  • The Baltic States
  • Armenia

 

Countries with great museums

  • The Netherlands
  • South Korea
  • France
  • England
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Russia
  • Austria

Non-western countries with great architecture

  • South Korea
  • Japan
  • China
  • Thailand
  • Cambodia
  • Turkey

Countries with iconic modern-world sights

  • United States
  • Australia
  • United Kingdom
  • Japan
  • United Arab Emirates

Cultures and Societies

Countries with great national cuisines

  • Mexico
  • Italy
  • France
  • Spain
  • Ethiopia
  • India
  • Thailand
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • China
  • Cambodia
  • Malaysia
  • Vietnam

Countries known for a great Painting heritage

  • Japan
  • France
  • Italy
  • Spain

Countries known for a great folk art heritage

  • The Baltic States
  • Poland
  • Russia
  • Romania
  • Bulgaria
  • Hungary
  • The Czech Republic
  • Slovakia
  • Ghana

Countries known for indigenous tribal cultures

  • Papua New Guinea
  • Kenya
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Peru
  • Bolivia
  • Senegal
  • Mozambique
  • Malawi
  • Zambia
  • Botswana
  • Namibia
  • Indonesia
  • Laos
  • Vietnam
  • Thailand
  • Ghana

 

Countries known for great literature

  • Russia
  • United Kingdom
  • France
  • United States

Countries known for great traditional folk music

  • Ghana
  • Japan
  • The Baltic States
  • Poland
  • Hungary
  • Ireland

Countries known for great modern music (20th century and onwards)

  • South Korea
  • United States
  • England
  • Ireland
  • Norway
  • Finland
  • Sweden

Countries known for being ethnically homogenous

  • Poland
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Armenia
  • Finland
  • Norway
  • Denmark
  • Sweden
  • Iceland

Countries known for being ethnically diverse (melting pot)

  • France
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Canada
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • South Africa
  • Brazil

Countries known for having major regional cultural differences

  • France
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Kenya
  • South Africa
  • Mozambique
  • Ghana
  • Indonesia
  • Papua New Guinea
  • China
  • India
  • Nepal
  • Laos
  • Vietnam
  • Thailand
  • United States
  • Mexico
  • Brazil
  • Russia

Travel Logistics

 

Countries that are doable on a very tight budget

  • Thailand
  • India
  • Laos
  • Cambodia

More to come

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