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best and worse countries you have visited?

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StressedIsMyFirstName Tue 11-Aug-15 18:48:57

Have you travelled alone?

StressedIsMyFirstName Tue 11-Aug-15 18:49:37

Sorry not aibu just traffic here

Weebirdie Tue 11-Aug-15 18:51:22

Yes, I travel alone and love it.

Birdsgottafly Tue 11-Aug-15 18:52:22

I think it's unfair to say Country, as opposed to Place.

I despise Marmaris, but other bits of Turkey are ok.

TheWitTank Tue 11-Aug-15 18:55:13

I've travelled quite widely and have enjoyed most places - loved Italy and Scicily particularly. Disliked the Dominican Republic. Couldn't walk to the beach at night without being followed by an armed guard, harassed constantly by sellers on the beach, so hot it was unbearable, got a dodgy belly. Nice people, but it was crap.

VixxFace Tue 11-Aug-15 18:56:35

Worst place was Tunisia and the best place Cuba.

thenightsky Tue 11-Aug-15 19:00:27

Worst place was Cairo.

Best place was is up between Cuba (old Havana) and Olu Deniz in Turkey.

thenightsky Tue 11-Aug-15 19:00:56

*is a toss up between

QforCucumber Tue 11-Aug-15 19:01:14

Vancouver, travelled alone, met cousin out there for a few days. Loved it.

AlbrechtDurer Tue 11-Aug-15 19:04:04

Loved: India
Hated: SantorinI
I travel alone a lot and really enjoy it.

Murfles Tue 11-Aug-15 19:06:22

Hated India, Tunisia and Japan. Loved Mexico, Thailand, Bali, Malaysia, Italy.

BeverlyGoldberg Tue 11-Aug-15 19:06:49

Best Malta
Worst Scotland

BeaufortBelle Tue 11-Aug-15 19:07:14

Hmm, not particularly well travelled. Love Italy, adore France, can't see much about Portugal. Like Virginia, Hawaii was over commercialised, could take or leave Vegas but like San Francisco, disliked Wales, Albania was like a tinderbox when I went in the early 90s, Greek Islands brill for relaxing and so are the Maldives. So many places I haven't visited and should including Asia, Africa and the Antipodese. Will report back in ten or fifteen.

Guitargirl Tue 11-Aug-15 19:07:52

Worst - Barbados

Best - Ireland, Bosnia, Slovenia

Have travelled to best alone but not Barbados

Murfles Tue 11-Aug-15 19:09:16

I forgot Poland, I loved it.

londonrach Tue 11-Aug-15 19:09:36

Bosnia and Croatian was amazing. I will never forget arriving in a country i was frighten of (grow up watching the war in bosnia on tv) dh told us we were going as cheap and a beautiful country (he been before). He under sold this stunning country. My fav bits..dancing with a bosnian young waiter Next to a backdrop of a stunning waterfall To a certain very famous bosnia music after enjoying amazing meal that cost about £8 including wine. Dh gave him a look and he smiled. We talked via ipad and goggle translate. Then arriving in croatian to a bay where the water was clear. The stunning buildings around this bay.. Honestly heaven must be this bay.

SmashleyHop Tue 11-Aug-15 19:10:32

It's hard- I've loved so many places...

Loved: Belgium and South Korea

Hated: Nevada- the shit holes of all shit holes. Being from California may make me a tiny bit bias though.

spanieleyes Tue 11-Aug-15 19:11:53

Loved: Barbados, Croatia, Italy
Hated: St Lucia, Panama,

hollieberrie Tue 11-Aug-15 19:13:17

Best was Brazil. Everything to love - great people, food, weather, beaches, music.

Worst, hmm, maybe Poland? But i did go in Winter. So bloody cold. Hated the food and everyone was very grumpy.

SmashleyHop Tue 11-Aug-15 19:14:06

Also I'm aware that Nevada is a state and not a country- it's just that no country I have ever been to is worse than Nevada. grin

StandoutMop Tue 11-Aug-15 19:14:43

Loved Croatia, haven't hated anywhere but, as a woman, found attitudes in Egypt challenging and wasn't a fan of Vegas.

bertsdinner Tue 11-Aug-15 19:18:02

I'm not particularly well travelled, but I love Greece. Also like France and Germany. I'm also fond of good old Lanza-grotty, especially further inland.
Albania was a bit of an eye opener but I still enjoyed it.
My worst was Santorini, it is a beautiful island but I didn't like it, cant quite put my finger on why.
Never travelled alone.

Changebagsandgladrags Tue 11-Aug-15 19:18:49

Yes travelled alone lots, now have the DC.

Best: Albania, West Coast of Ireland, Ecuador

Worst: No one country. Would put Brindisi (Italy) in dislike due to sexual assault. Also maybe East Anglia but then it did rain lots so judgement may be clouded s bit ha ha.

DrHarleenFrancesQuinzel Tue 11-Aug-15 19:20:08

Ive always loved Italy. Its the only country I want to travel around as apposed to just going to one place at a time. I fancy inter-railing around Italy.

I wasn't impressed with New York (again I know its not a county, but as its the only place in USA I have been I dont want to say the whole of America is the same, besides I really want to go to America again) as I think it wasn't as good as I imagined. Id rather have spent the same on a trip to London. I love London.

Id like to travel alone, must be awesome. One of my regrets is not travelling before DH and DCs

TaylorQuifft Tue 11-Aug-15 19:20:43

Best : Australia, South Korea

Worst : Scotland, Brazil

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