Month: November 2016

By Preston Nix

#29 Ethiopia

Addis Ababa (Spend 3 days here, I spent 1 night) In Ethiopia I spent 2.5 hours in line to get a stupid visa (at one point 30 people were in line for 1 attendant, and she was doing everything by hand) and a free hotel room (I would have preferred a shorter wait, but whatever)….

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#30 Turkey

Turkey is an incredible country that I am not done seeing. I have been to Istanbul a few times, but there is so much here that deserves to be seen seen. It is a much different place than when I was there the first time around, and may be getting worse, but I do think it…

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#28 Rwanda

Rwanda is the cleanest poor country I have ever been to. Apparently, once a month you are not allowed to drive, and everyone has to walk around and clean up. There is still trash of course, but not nearly as much as in other parts of the continent. If you want to go to Africa,…

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#25 Uganda

Like Kenya, Uganda is a popular spot for mission trips, and for first time travelers to Africa. It’s relatively safe, the Nile is pretty amazing, and there are some good parks throughout the country, and even gorillas in the southwest. They speak English, for the most part, and is somewhat easy to get around. The…

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#33 Croatia

Croatia had been high on my list for a while, and for good reason it seems. Dubrovnik is beautiful and is economically in an interesting position. It is the first time I have noticed a country that has developed economically enough to be a first world country, but not so much that it attracts a…

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#34 South Africa

  South Africa is my favorite country in the world so far (besides the U.S. of course). It feels almost cliche given how it may be the only African country someone goes to, and it is very different from the rest of the continent, but it really is incredible. There is a ton to do,…

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