Countries Bucket List

Africa (54)

Egypt

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Pyramids, pharaohs, sphinxes, ancient curses, buried tombs, and thousands of years of history – why wouldn’t you want to experience the mysteries of Egypt?

 

Kenya

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Kenya is more than just safaris and the Big Five – the pristine Kenyan coast is home to some of the world’s most beautiful beaches, friendliest locals and some truly delicious Swahili cuisine.

Morocco

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North Africa’s Morocco is a melting pot of African, Arab, Andalusian and European influences, and these come through in the architecture, the food, and the culture. The range of colourful spices that line the market places will ensnare all the senses – Morocco is truly intoxicating.

South Africa

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From the pristine beaches from which you can watch whales leaping from the ocean, to the vast plains where zebras, rhinos, and lions prowl not far from city borders, South Africa is a perfect mix of trendy urban and unknown wilderness. 

Algeria

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Angola

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Benin

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Botswana

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Burkina

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Burundi

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Cameroon

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Cape Verde

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Central African Republic

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Chad

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Comoros

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Congo

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Djibouti

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Equatorial Guinea

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Eritrea

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Ethiopia

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Gabon

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Gambia

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Ghana

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Guinea

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Guinea-Bissau

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Ivory Coast

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Lesotho

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Liberia

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Libya

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Madagascar

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Malawi

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Mali

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Mauritania

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Mauritius

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Mozambique

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Namibia

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Niger

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Nigeria

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Rwanda

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Sao Tome and Principe

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Senegal

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Seychelles

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Sierra Leone

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Somalia

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South Sudan

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Sudan

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Swaziland

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Tanzania

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Togo

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Tunisia

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Uganda

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Zambia

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Zimbabwe

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Asia (44)

Thailand

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Whether you visit the teeming metropolis that is Bangkok, or head out to one of the many perfect islands off the coast, one thing is for sure – you will be blown away by how beautiful, welcoming, and gentle Thai people are. Thailand offers culture, relaxation, nightlife – whatever you are looking for, you’ll find here.

 

Singapore

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A true melting pot of cultural diversity, Singapore is home to some of the most incredible food, shopping and architecture in all of Asia. While some may write it off as being too expensive and clean, the Singapore Zoo and Marina Bay Sands alone are worth the visit.

Japan

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There is no culture quite like Japan. From the food to the temples, the anime to the cherry blossoms, Harajuku to Mt Fuji – there is something for everyone, and yet nothing is anything like what you’ll experience elsewhere. Japan is completely its own.

 

Indonesia

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If you think Bali is the only place worth visiting in Indonesia, think again (though obviously Bali is well worth a visit too). See some Komodo Dragons, go scuba diving through magnificent coral reefs, and taste some nasi goreng and a cup of fresh coffee.

India

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A cacophony of sounds, smells, colours, and tastes, India is an overwhelming place to visit – which is probably why so many people head there to “find themselves”. If you can adventure through India, you can adventure through pretty much anywhere. Plus the people are beautiful and the culture is rich and colorful.

 

Turkey

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Turkish cuisine is worth the price of admission into Turkey just by itself, but there’s more this beautiful country than kebabs and kofte. From the mountain ranges to the gorgeous beaches, Turkey is full of history, culture, and incredible scenery.

China

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A country rich in history and culture, China is much more than just the Great Wall. Shanghai is one of the busiest, most futuristic cities on earth, with some of the tallest skyscrapers sitting next to old shanty towns, and local eats alongside trendy new bars. And if you venture outside the cities, the landscape is also incredibly diverse. There’s truly something for everyone.

Cambodia

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Often forgotten by tourists in the rush to visit the more well-known beaches of Thailand and Bali, Cambodia is a true authentic paradise. Check out Angkor Wat, the largest religious monument in the world, or the pristine beaches of one of the many islands. Home to the ancient temples of the Khmer Empire and jungles featuring orangutans, Cambodia is a true hidden gem.

Israel

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Jerusalem is the holiest city in the world for Jews, Christians, and Muslims, so it’s worth visiting for the history of that alone. Israel is also home to Tel Aviv, which has some incredible nightlife and is a real 24hour city, and the Dead Sea, which is the lowest place on Earth.

Vietnam

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Vietnam is already well-known for the food; Vietnamese cuisine is popular all over the world, but it’s worth tasting it the way it should be tasted – from a little old lady at tiny stall in an alleyway. Grab some pho, a papaya salad and some Vietnamese coffee then wander through the busy streets, checking out the mix of historical monuments and the French influence from the occupation. The people are beautiful and friendly, and your money will go a long way here.

Malaysia

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Vietnam is already well-known for the food; Vietnamese cuisine is popular all over the world, but it’s worth tasting it the way it should be tasted – from a little old lady at tiny stall in an alleyway. Grab some pho, a papaya salad and some Vietnamese coffee then wander through the busy streets, checking out the mix of historical monuments and the French influence from the occupation. The people are beautiful and friendly, and your money will go a long way here.

 

Afghanistan

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Bahrain

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Bangladesh

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Bhutan

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Brunei

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Burma (Myanmar)

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East Timor

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Iran

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Iraq

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Jordan

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Kazakhstan

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Korea, North

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Korea, South

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Kuwait

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Kyrgyzstan

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Laos

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Lebanon

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Maldives

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Mongolia

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Nepal

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Oman

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Pakistan

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Philippines

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Qatar

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Russian Federation

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Saudi Arabia

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Sri Lanka

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Syria

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Tajikistan

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Turkmenistan

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United Arab Emirates

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Uzbekistan

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Yemen

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Europe (47)

France

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We don’t need to tell you why you should go to France, but here are some reasons anyway: The Eiffel Tower. Croissants. Baguettes. Cheese. All the foods, basically. Wine. The Louvre. The history. The culture. The rolling hills. Did we mention the food?

 

United Kingdom

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While the UK may be in a bit of turmoil at the moment, that doesn’t mean it’s not still worth a visit. If you’re a fan of the Royals there’s Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, and the Tower of London. If you’re not, there’s the pubs, the shopping, the shows, the London Eye, the Natural History Museum, the Tate… you definitely won’t get bored or run out of things to do.

Italy

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Visit the country that invented pizza, pasta, and vespa scooters. Whether you’re gazing up at the Colosseum in Rome, shopping in Milan, paddling through Venice, or scooting down the Amalfi Coast, you will love the beauty, simplicity, and passion of Italian living.

Germany

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Germany is a fascinating mix of centuries old history, more recent history, and a thriving present. Whether you hit up the underground raves of Berlin or the beerhalls of Munich, you will find a good time in Germany.

Spain

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Spain has it all – gorgeous beaches, an amazing nightlife, food to die for and rich history dating back to it’s time as the world superpower during the Golden Age. Take a trip out to one of the beautiful Spanish islands, join in the running of the bulls, take a cheeky siesta, then do it all again!

Netherlands

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While Amsterdam has it’s obvious attractions, the Netherlands don’t begin and end there. Get a bike and cycle through the vast tulip fields, dotted with iconic windmills. Check out the gigantic sea-walls that prevent the country from sinking into the ocean. Take a boat down one of the canals in many Dutch cities. And of course, check out the incredible art history – the country is home to Rembrandt, Bosch, and Van Gogh, after all.

Iceland

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A perfect spot to see the Northern Lights, Iceland is on many peoples bucket list – and with good reason. The people are warm and welcoming, the landscape is icy and rugged as well as green and inviting, and the history is full of myths and legends. If you head there during summer you can experience the Midnight Sun, where the sun never sets.

Greece

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Whether you spend your days hopping around the Greek Islands, checking out the history of Athens, or sipping wine in Santorini, you’re guaranteed a good time in Greece. From delicious tzatziki and souvlaki to mouth-watering wines, Greeks love to host and are very good at it. Perfect weather all year round means that it’s always a good time to visit!

Ireland

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An enchanting mix of legend and ancient history makes Ireland a fascinating place to visit. Head to a local Irish pub for a pint of Guinness and a hearty beef pie, then venture out into the rugged countryside for one of Ireland’s world-renowned hikes across beautiful hills and windswept cliffs.

Portugal

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Stroll around Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, and check out the magnificent plazas, cobbled alleyways, and beautiful architecture while munching on a Portuguese tart. Then head out to Monsanto, the village that was built into enormous granite boulders like the town that time forgot. Between the food, the beaches, and the history, if Portugal isn’t on your bucket list, perhaps it should be.

Albania

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Andorra

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Armenia

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Austria

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Azerbaijan

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Belarus

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Belgium

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Bulgaria

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Croatia

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Cyprus

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Czech Republic

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Denmark

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Estonia

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Finland

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Georgia

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Hungary

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Latvia

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Liechtenstein

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Lithuania

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Luxembourg

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Macedonia

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Malta

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Moldova

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Monaco

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Montenegro

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Norway

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Poland

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Romania

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San Marino

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Serbia

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Slovakia

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Sweden

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Switzerland

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Ukraine

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Vatican City

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North America (23)

United States

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The US is a melting pot of different cultures, histories and stories. From the music and cuisine of New Orleans to the tacky glitz of Las Vegas, from the craggy mountain ranges of Colorado to the constant buzz of New York, and the dusty glamour of LA to the larger than life Texas – if you can’t find something for you in America, you’re just not looking hard enough.

Canada

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Canada is well known for its outdoor activities – with a landscape this picturesque, you’ll want to spend all your time outdoors. Whether you head there in winter for some of the worlds best skiing, or the warmer months when you can camp, hike, river raft and climb. The cities are also known for their multicultural and friendly vibe, so when you’re ready to head back into civilisation you can expect a good time there too.