60 days in Europe, Asia, Africa, South America, Central America & South Pacific Itinerary

60 days in Europe, Asia, Africa, South America, Central America & South Pacific Itinerary

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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Bamyan, Afghanistan
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Drive to Kabul, Fly to Beirut
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Beirut, Lebanon
— 4 nights
Fly to Douala International Airport, Drive to Buea
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Buea, Cameroon
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Drive to Douala International Airport, Fly to Malabo
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Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
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Bamako, Mali
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Conakry, Guinea
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Marrakech, Morocco
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Bogota, Colombia
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Roatan, Honduras
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Ha'apai Islands, Tonga
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Taveuni Island, Fiji
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Barcelona, Spain
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Brussels, Belgium
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Tbilisi, Georgia — 1 night

On the bank of the Mtkvari River and at the foot of Trialeti mountain range, Tbilisi's location has given the city strategic significance since it was founded in the 5th century.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Gamarjoba Georgia Tours as well as Museum of Illusions. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): see Gamarjoba Georgia Tours, take a memorable drive along Rustaveli Avenue, look for gifts at 17 Kvadrati, then revel in the low prices at Yuliko & Friends Concept Store, then slough off your stress at Turkish baths, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at Museum of Illusions.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Tbilisi day trip planner.

Krakow, Poland to Tbilisi is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Krakow to Tbilisi due to the time zone difference. In July, Tbilisi is a bit warmer than Krakow - with highs of 36°C and lows of 23°C. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bamyan.
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Tours · Wineries · Shopping · Baths

Bamyan, Afghanistan — 2 nights

For centuries a major Buddhist pilgrimage site, Bamyan now represents one of the most stable places in war-torn Afghanistan.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Band-e-Amir National Park.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bamyan online journey planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tbilisi to Bamyan. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Tbilisi to Bamyan due to the time zone difference. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Beirut.
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Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Beirut, Lebanon — 4 nights

Sitting on the Mediterranean coast, Beirut, the country's capital and largest city, has plenty of appeal itself, as well as offering a convenient base for exploring the country's other sights and cities.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Chir Bay and Lazy B Beach Club. Step out of the city life by going to Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve and White Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Beirut: Zahle (Chateau St Thomas & Coteaux Du Liban), Bkassine Pine Forest (in Jezzine) and Chouane Lake (in Chouaneh). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Joining Beach, see what you can catch with XDC - Xtreme Dive Center, and stop by Miky's Accessories.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Beirut trip maker tool.

Getting from Bamyan to Beirut by combination of car and flight takes about 14.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2.5 hours traveling from Bamyan to Beirut. July in Beirut sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Buea.
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Buea, Cameroon — 2 nights

Buea is the capital of the Southwest Region of Cameroon. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Bimbia and then look for all kinds of wild species at Limbe Wildlife Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): contemplate the geological forces at Mount Cameroon.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Buea trip itinerary planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Beirut to Buea. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Beirut to Buea due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Beirut in July, you will find days in Buea are slightly colder (33°C), and nights are about the same (27°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Malabo.
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Malabo, Equatorial Guinea — 2 nights

The oldest city in Equatorial Guinea, regional capital Malabo represents a monument to Spanish colonial architecture, mingled with modern buildings commissioned since decolonization.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de San Fernando, enjoy the sand and surf at Arena Blanca, take in the awesome beauty at Pico Basile, then get your bearings at Centro Cultural de Espana en Malabo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Santa Isabel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to La Casa Verde and then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Malabo National Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Malabo trip maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Buea to Malabo. In July, daytime highs in Malabo are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bamako.
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Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Beaches
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Bamako, Mali — 2 nights

Mali's capital and the fastest-growing city in Africa, Bamako acts as a major port, as well as a cultural and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yacouba Guindo Mosque, try to win big at Casino De L'amitie, make a trip to Bamako Grand Mosque, then explore the galleries of Musee National de Bamako, and finally explore the striking landscape of Parc national du Mali, Bamako. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Monument de l"Independance, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Bamako, then don't miss a visit to Bamako City Centre Market, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo National du Mali.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bamako travel route planner.

Getting from Malabo to Bamako by flight takes about 9 hours. The time zone changes from West Africa Standard Time (WAT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Malabo in July: highs in Bamako hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Conakry.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Nature

Conakry, Guinea — 2 nights

Guinea's capital and largest city, Conakry acts as the nation's economic and cultural center, containing nearly a quarter of the population.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): enjoy some diversion at CanalOlympia Kaloum, head off the coast to Iles de Los, admire the striking features of Sante Marie Cathedral, then browse the exhibits of National Museum (Musee National), then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Conakry Grand Mosque.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Conakry trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Bamako to Conakry takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Bamako, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Conakry, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 27°C. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Sun) before leaving for Marrakech.
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Historic Sites · Spas · Museums · Parks
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Marrakech, Morocco — 3 nights

You won't run out of things to do in Marrakech, a city where you can spend days exploring grandiose palaces and mosques, photogenic gardens, sacred tombs, and traditional mansions that evoke a bygone era.
On the 18th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at High Atlas Mountains, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, and then hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fna.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Marrakech online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Conakry to Marrakech in 11 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Conakry in July, you will find days in Marrakech are somewhat warmer (44°C), and nights are little chillier (23°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow time for the flight to Bogota.
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Bogota, Colombia — 2 nights

Colombia's heart and soul, Bogota has earned the nickname "Athens of South America" thanks to its abundance of universities, libraries, and lower-level schools.
On the 21st (Thu), explore the world behind art at Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica and then take in the awesome beauty at Monserrate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): see exotic creatures in open habitats at Minga Expeditions.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bogota trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Marrakech to Bogota in 17 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Marrakech to Bogota is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Marrakech in July, things will get cooler in Bogota: highs are around 21°C and lows about 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for the flight to Roatan.
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Roatan, Honduras — 5 nights

The largest of the Bay Islands, Roatan is the most developed and the most popular among its neighbors.
You'll get in some beach time at Tabyana Beach and West Bay Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Sea Divers and Mayan Day Passes. Next up on the itinerary: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Roatan Island Brewing Co., learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Manawakie Park, relax and rejuvenate at Cristina Physiotherapy & Massage Roatan, and enjoy the sand and surf at Little French Key.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Roatan trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Bogota to Roatan takes 9.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Bogota to Roatan is minus 1 hour. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Bogota in July; daily highs in Roatan reach 37°C and lows reach 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ha'apai Islands.
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Ha'apai Islands, Tonga — 3 nights

Get outdoors at Ha'apai Divers At Matafonua Lodge Resort and Luahoko Robinson Island.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ha'apai Islands sightseeing planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Roatan to Ha'apai Islands. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Tonga Standard Time, which is usually a 19 hour difference. In August, Ha'apai Islands is little chillier than Roatan - with highs of 29°C and lows of 24°C. On the 6th (Sat), you're off to Taveuni Island.
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Taveuni Island, Fiji — 2 nights

Known as the Garden Island, Taveuni is a tropical paradise of tall mountains draped in lush rainforest, filled with delicate wildflowers and colorful birds, and dotted with cascading waterfalls.
On the 7th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Bouma National Heritage Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with The Great White Wall, then admire the sheer force of Tavoro Waterfalls, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lavena Coastal Walk.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Taveuni Island trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ha'apai Islands to Taveuni Island. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ha'apai Islands to Taveuni Island due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ha'apai Islands in August, Taveuni Island is a bit warmer at night with lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Barcelona.
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Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

Barcelona, Spain — 6 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Head to La Boqueria and Passeig de Graciafor some retail therapy. Take a break from the city and head to Platja mar menuda and Platja Fonda. Venture out of the city with trips to La playa de Tamariu (in Tamariu), Begur (Platja Cala Aiguablava, Cala de l'Illa Roja, &more) and Lloret de Mar (Fenals Beach, Lloret Beach, &more). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, enjoy the sand and surf at Great Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de La Barceloneta, and make a trip to Casa Batllo.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Barcelona travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Taveuni Island to Barcelona in 34 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Taveuni Island to Barcelona is minus 11 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Taveuni Island in August, with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Brussels.
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Brussels, Belgium — 4 nights

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Head to The Chocolate Line Bruges and Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubertfor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Bruges (Bruges Beer Experience (Bruges Beer Museum), The Markt, &more). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, see the interesting displays at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe, and make a trip to Atomium.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Brussels itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Barcelona to Brussels in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in August; daily highs in Brussels reach 25°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Copenhagen.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping
Side Trip

Copenhagen, Denmark — 5 nights

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Copenhagen is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and theme parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Nyhavn, relax and rejuvenate at Zenzes Wellness, find something for the whole family at Tivoli Gardens, and wander the streets of Christiania.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Copenhagen travel route planner.

You can fly from Brussels to Copenhagen in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. August in Copenhagen sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Stockholm.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks · Tours

Stockholm, Sweden — 5 nights

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Get outdoors at Sandhamn and Riddarholmen. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Vasa Museum, admire the striking features of Drottningholm Palace, admire the natural beauty at Millesgarden, and get in on the family fun at Grona Lunds Tivoli.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Stockholm trip itinerary tool.

Do a combination of train, taxi, and flight from Copenhagen to Stockholm in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Stockholm are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can fly back home.
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Museums · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods
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Georgia travel guide

4.4
Churches · Landmarks · Gardens
Home to four World Heritage Sites, the beautiful country of Georgia epitomizes the saying, "the best of both worlds." Geographically, the land is divided in half by the Likhi mountain range, which yields a humid, subtropical climate to the west, and an arid, continental climate to the east. Experience a spectacular array of natural destinations, from low-land swamps, rainforests, mineral springs, and hot springs, to volcanic plateaus, snow-tipped mountains, and glaciers. Embrace the laid-back attitude, rich folklore, and ecclesiastic architecture among the sub-tropical gardens. Georgia boasts a healthy mix of rural charm and urban modernity, combined with Mediterranean hospitality. Here you'll find the deepest cave in the world, Krubera Cave, with 2,140 m (7,021 ft) of known depth. Relax in the sun along the pebbled beaches of the Black Sea, and sample the mouth-watering Georgian specialties, including "Khinkali," traditional meat dumplings, to round out your authentic Georgian holiday.
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Afghanistan travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · National Parks
Often the central story in the evening news for the worst of reasons, Afghanistan remains a troubled country ravaged by internal conflict and shaken to its core by political instability. Although few travelers take a trip to Afghanistan for pleasure, this landlocked nation boasts breathtaking extremes of landscape and a rich history spanning over 2,000 years. Powerful empires came and went over the ages, leaving an indelible mark on Afghanistan's culture, arts, and religion. The last few decades have brought mostly chaos, from the invasion of the Soviets in 1979, to the 2001 offensive led jointly by NATO and American forces. Today, Afghanistan remains a battered though undeniably picturesque country slowly figuring out how to reinvent itself as a young democracy.
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Lebanon travel guide

4.3
Landmarks · Monuments · Ruins
With a lengthy coastline along the Mediterranean, Lebanon has attracted its share of foreign invaders, from ancient Phoenicians and Egyptians to the medieval Crusaders and Ottoman Turks. Each of these peoples left an indelible mark on the tiny country's cultural heritage, art, religious traditions, and cuisine. Though it shares a border with troubled Syria, Lebanon remains one of the Arab world's most charming destinations. A tour of Lebanon allows travelers to discover modern seaside resorts, ancient ruins, lush nature reserves, and dynamic cities. Base your Lebanon vacation in Beirut, a cosmopolitan capital known for its cafe culture and European architecture, as well as many museums, parks, and squares.
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Cameroon travel guide

3.6
Waterfalls · National Parks · Art Museums
Africa in Miniature
With swathes of rainforest, tall mountains, and desert landscapes, Cameroon features many of the most iconic African environments within its borders. Ethnic diversity represents one of the main attractions for visitors on holiday in Cameroon, with the country offering an introduction to the rich and varied cultures of the continent as a whole. Unlike many other African countries, Cameroon has remained a largely peaceful place, with different ethnicities living side by side in relative tranquility. Good roads and a decent train service make vacations in Cameroon mostly pleasant experiences, with most places of interests relatively easy to reach.
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Equatorial Guinea travel guide

3.4
Churches · Nature & Parks · Landmarks
The mainland and offshore areas of Equatorial Guinea offer different flavors for off-road adventuring. The islands boast rainforests rich in endemic wildlife and volcanic rock formations, while the mainland offers a slew of gold beaches. The main port cities, on the mainland and off, hold few real charms for international visitors on vacation in Equatorial Guinea, with the emphasis much more on what lies beyond.
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Guinea travel guide

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Islands · Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
The coast and hinterland of Guinea hold many hidden areas of attractive scenery, largely untouched by human hand. Explorations of the inland forests top many Guinea itineraries, with forest elephants marching through the lush greenery and exotic birds up in the trees just waiting to be spotted.
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Morocco travel guide

4.1
Flea Markets · Gardens · Historic Sites
Diverse in landscapes and cultures, Morocco has long been a popular tourist destination, offering many quintessential North African vistas, sounds, and tastes. The ancient medinas of the main cities have retained their look and feel over the centuries, with bustling markets of colorful spice stalls, leather tanning in the streets, and teahouses. The dunes of the Sahara and the peaks of the High Atlas mountains battle for the interest of tourists on holiday in Morocco, with each possessing impressive, picturesque scenery, and hidden-away traditional villages, filled with crafts, carpets, and a rural way of life.
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Colombia travel guide

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Historic Sites · Landmarks · Beaches
Diverse in terms of landscapes, climates, and cultures, Colombia remains one of South America's least explored tourist destinations, overshadowed by its more popular southern neighbors. Combining the best of what the continent has to offer, a vacation in Colombia allows you to blend outdoor adventures with tours of picture-perfect cobblestoned towns dating back to the colonial era. Tourists on a Colombia holiday can easily hop from sun-kissed coastal spots to the hilly coffee-growing region, where thriving plantations quickly give way to a landscape of snow-covered volcanic peaks and the paramo--alpine ecosystems sheltering some of the rarest plants growing above the continuous forest line.
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Honduras travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Zipline
A vacation in Honduras can be an affordable and exciting addition to your Central American itinerary. Often undeservedly overlooked because of the high crime rate in a few of its cities, the country boasts pristine natural wonders, a rich history, and a vibrant atmosphere. From the vivacious Afro-Caribbean culture of the north shore, to the vast mountains and cloud forests of its national parks, Honduras has a lot to offer to the adventurous tourist. Visiting the ancient Mayan ruins of Copan, diving on Bay Islands, and admiring the colonial architecture in the capital remain just some of the things to do in Honduras.
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Tonga travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Nature & Parks
The Friendly Islands
Spread out over 177 islands, Tonga features an incredible array of natural environments and places to visit. "Island time" remains omnipresent in Tonga, and visitors may find that locals are in little hurry in their day-to-day lives. While sightseeing in Tonga, head for the country's three main island groupings--Vava'u, Ha'apai, and Tongatapu--to enjoy a taste of their world-class snorkeling and diving opportunities. Reefs and forests burst with life and lush foliage, and lend themselves well to enjoying the great outdoors, while sun-kissed beaches and idyllic lagoons make for fantastic lazy days along the shore. Alternatively, take advantage of the country's prolific whale-watching industry--frequently ranked among the best on the planet.
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Fiji travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Marinas · Fishing Charters & Tours
Located at the heart of the Central Pacific, Fiji is an archipelago of 333 islands and hundreds more tiny islets, many of which are uninhabited. The land masses range from vast Viti Levu, mountainous and covered in green jungle, to private desert islands available for rent. With bountiful sunshine, white sand beaches, tranquil oceans, and lush rainforest, it is no surprise that ecotourism in Fiji thrives. Local culture combines indigenous Fijian, Indo-Fijian, Asian, and European influences in a vibrant mix, with many of the smaller islands still retaining a strong element of traditional island life. Explore the countless pockets of paradise to find your favorite.
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Spain travel guide

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Beaches · Architectural Buildings · Landmarks
A colorful country known for its relaxed lifestyle, vibrant nightlife, excellent food, and world-famous folklore and festivals, Spain boasts a huge number of World Heritage Sites and other spectacular places to visit. It also deserves its reputation as a beach vacation destination; the Western edge of the Mediterranean Sea is home to some of the world’s top beaches. But Spain’s geography is so much more than just soft, sandy shores. Its landscapes are as diverse as its people, ranging from lush meadows and snowy mountains to huge marshes and sprawling deserts. The countryside bursts with unspoiled villages of timeless beauty and old-world charm, as well as vast and varied nature preserves.
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Belgium travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
A small country packing a big punch in terms of tourist attractions, Belgium sits at the crossroads of Western Europe, its cities soaked in history and famed for their lively arts, fashion, and dining scenes. Although it advertises itself simply as "A Food Lover's Dream," this country of just 11 million people boasts a rich architectural heritage, world-famous breweries, pristine natural areas, and touching memorials marking major battlegrounds from both World War I and World War II. Put the country's elegant cities of Brussels and Bruges at the top of your itinerary, but don't forget that Belgium's less-explored countryside offers dense forests, rolling hills, and lush valleys.
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Denmark travel guide

4.2
Theme Parks · Historic Walking Areas · Castles
Known for its old-fashioned charm, Denmark often is referenced as a fairy-tale setting by visitors and locals alike. With quaint cobblestone streets leading the way to art galleries, museums, and historical sights, plus a modern and easily accessible public transportation system, Denmark seamlessly blends its rich history with modern advancements. Be inspired by the works of local legends, including the fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen, the symphonies of Carli Nielsen, and the astronomy work of Tycho Brahe, then play a bit at amusement parks like Legoland. Visitors often find themselves developing "hygge," the untranslatable Danish trait that encapsulates a sense of coziness and contentment, which is thought to have a great deal of influence on Denmark's standing as one of the happiest nations on the planet.
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Sweden travel guide

4.2
History Museums · Specialty Museums · Landmarks
Mother Svea
Once the land of the Vikings, Sweden today combines a long and fascinating history with a propensity for the very modern. The grand Romanesque churches that dot the countryside contrast with the clean, simple lines and partiality for organization the country is known for. With its reverence for the shy, reserved, and considerate, the nation exudes a sensation of being comfortable. Peek into the quiet lives from afar, gather around traditional "fika" coffee with loved ones, or dine on meatballs, herring, and potatoes. Immerse yourself in nature among the forests and trails so respected by their citizens, and take in the latest design and cultural offerings in this modest yet aesthetically savvy country.
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