Top 7 Countries to Visit in 2016
From the Andes Mountains to Niagara Falls, here is a list of the top 7 countries that simply cannot be missed in 2016!
Known in Sanskrit as Singapura, Singapore is a stunning island country that sits just off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, bursting at the seams with culture and history; what was once a country ridden with war has now transformed into one of the most adventurous must-see destinations. From the wealth of museums and glorious architecture to the breathtaking cultural Chinese and Botanical gardens, to the quirky villages, temples and commercial activities such as theme parks and Universal Studios, it is plain to see that if one visits Singapore, you will gain some amazing memories and have a great adventure.
Sandwiched in between Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Namibia, Botswana is a land-locked country with a heart of golden desert that offers the safari adventure of a lifetime. Traverse across kilometres of undisturbed open land in a 4x4, take a hot air balloon and view the desert from above, mountain bike through the Mashatu Game Reserve – there is so much to do, including sipping on a sundowner cocktail in the local bar!
Despite being a landlocked country, Macedonia is in a world of its own, boasting beautiful mountain villages, historical castles and fortresses, lakes, a wonderful zoo and many festivals that will seal the deal for Macedonia being one of the best places to visit for a holiday.
Jamaica is renowned for its beauty; the sight of the lush green terrain, exploring the hidden waterfalls in the thriving rainforests, rafting in the blue waters or sipping rum on one of the golden beaches whilst watching the sunset is enough to steal your heart and open up a whole new world of nature. Not only does this country have beautiful scenery, it is well known that music is the beating heart of Jamaica's soul, from the song that carries down the street from the churches, to the beat of the drums, singing and dancing in the street parties as well as Bob Marley's popular reggae music.
It is no wonder why people come back to visit New Zealand year after year; the topography of this country is truly stunning, so much so that it is not only a prime tourist spot but also a popular filming location!
Known as the dive capital of Asia, Philippines is a sovereign island country that has truly made its mark in history, as it is one of the founding members of the United Nations. As well as discovering the Tubbataha Reef, adventurers can experience the wonders of a relaxing spa massage, visit one of the many UNESCO world heritage sites, sunbathe at the beach or even go white water rafting in Chico River!
Canada is the second largest country in the world by total area and has a plethora of activities and magnificent landscapes to fill every corner. Visit the cascading waters of Niagara Falls, head over to the eccentric brick – laden streets of the Distillery District or browse the art at Ontario’s art gallery.