Planning your summer holidays, you may not have to go so far away this year. Rough Guide have released their 20 ’Most Beautiful Countries in the World’ list for 2019 and the winner is quite surprising.
Deciding where to go on holiday can be a chore these days, with Instagram, Facebook and other social networks showing you all the beauty the world has to offer. Rough Guides’ list has been taken from a public vote and is a starting point for inspiration for those of you who are lacking in ideas or, the lucky few, have been everywhere.
Close to home, the guide praises Wales with “beaches that could rival the Mediterranean (on sunny days at least), plus a slew of historic castles, mountains to climb, coast paths to walk, and of course, buttered W
Discussing Ireland, the guide stated “green fields and moss-covered walls that seem impossibly vibrant, quiet lakes and hilltop walks that will clear the cobwebs from the foggiest mind.”
Unsurprisingly, Italy, Iceland, and Canada made the top ten, with their range of nature, culture and foods adding to their endless positivities. What was a pleasant surprise—for us Brits of course— is that this year’s first-place spot which goes to
For your viewing pleasure see the top 20 below:
- New Zealand
- South Africa