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By Preston Nix

#55 – Greece

Greece can be two different types of a trip. The first is a beach vacation. Think Santorini, Mikonos, islands, yachting, etc. The second type is historical: Delphi, Marathon, Acropolis, etc. You can do a bit of both, but few people would want to do both fully, and a mix of the two is what I did…

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#54 Kurdistan (Iraq)

Kurdistan is a fascinating place that I will get into trouble for visiting. Yes it is in Iraq, and yes, Iraq contains active war-zones, but Kurdistan is quite possibly one of the safest, friendliest places I have ever been. No, it’s not the most beautiful or most relaxing, but neither is Texas, and both are…

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#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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By Preston Nix

#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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