Frequent Travelers Can’t Get Enough of These 10 Countries (We Get It – They’re Incredible!)

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Which country would you revisit without a second thought? Is it the people, landscape, history, art, or diversity that makes it special? Whatever the case, some countries undoubtedly leave a lasting impression. A recent query on a popular travel forum asked members to share countries they’d love to revisit time and again. Here’s a compilation of the most popular responses.

Japan: A Blend of Tradition and Modernity

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Japan tops the list for the original poster, who would love to revisit the country repeatedly. The user commented, “For me, it’s Japan. I’ve been there four times and still have a strong desire to return. It’s the most picturesque country I’ve visited. The traditional culture, food, and excellent hospitality are simply unmatched.”

Costa Rica: Nature’s Diverse Playground

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Costa Rica is beloved for its varied offerings, as echoed by many commenters. The most upvoted comment read, “Costa Rica! The people are wonderful, the landscape stunning, and the scenery vastly differs depending on the region. The weather is terrific, and it hosts some of the best scuba diving spots I’ve experienced. I’ve been there multiple times and would return in a heartbeat. Pura Vida!”

Another user similarly praised Costa Rica, “This is my pick too! You can visit Costa Rica on any budget. I could find comfortable yet simple lodging for $20 a night or stay at luxurious resorts for around $250 a night.” Certainly, Costa Rica offers something for everyone.

Italy: A Journey Through History and Culture

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Italy is a country of endless wonders, enticing even its long-time residents. A user commented, “Italy is incredibly accessible, stunningly beautiful, and offers fantastic food and lovely people. Even with a smattering of English and Spanish, it’s easy to communicate there. There are still so many regions I want to explore!”

Another Italy admirer added, “Italy captivates me with its rich history, culture, and art. The Italian Renaissance, with Tuscany as its heart, is my favorite period. Rome, despite its crowd and noise, remains my favorite metropolis, offering endless sights and experiences. Despite their chaos, cities like Naples and Venice charm me with their spirit and beauty. Lake Como’s pristine nature is unparalleled. And I still have Sicily, Puglia, and the Dolomites on my list!”

Croatia: The Adriatic’s Hidden Gem

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Croatia seems to possess the power to surprise and charm its visitors. A comment read, “Unexpectedly, my ex-fiancé urged me to visit Dubrovnik during our European vacation, and I initially underestimated it. However, the city, also known as the Pearl of the Adriatic, turned out to be a wonderful surprise.”

Another user added, “Croatia was the first country I traveled to when I was just five years old. I fell in love with it then and rediscovered this love as an adult. I visit it yearly, and despite my numerous trips, there’s always more to explore.”

Vietnam: A Tapestry of Experiences

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Vietnam seems to maintain its novelty and charm, regardless of how many times it’s visited. A Vietnam enthusiast commented, “You can have a distinct experience in Vietnam every time.” Another remarked, “I’ve been to Vietnam countless times, and I would happily visit every summer if possible. The food, whether from a street vendor, market stall, or a five-star restaurant, is consistently delicious. The breathtaking mountains and bustling cities are incredibly captivating.”

Mexico: A Mosaic of Cultures and Landscapes

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The diverse offerings and regions of Mexico capture many travelers’ hearts. A user noted, “Mexico offers five different climates within a six-hour radius. Each region boasts its own subculture and unique cuisine. The landscapes are phenomenal, and there’s alcohol everywhere.” A fellow American added, “I’m continually astounded by how HUGE and diverse Mexico is.” Mexico is indeed a must-visit for its stunning beaches, mountains, food, and more.

Greece: Island Paradises Await

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Pristine beaches and beautiful islands make Greece a paradise for beach lovers. Although Santorini and Mykonos are popular choices, there are numerous other gems to discover. A user suggested, “I visited Santorini and Naxos back in 2021 and would revisit Naxos instantly – the food, landscape, and people are just superb. Plus, it’s much more affordable than Santorini or Mykonos.” Another user currently in Greece added, “If there’s a heaven out there, it probably looks something like this.”

Iceland: Nature’s Tranquil Retreat

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Looking for a tranquil escape from the rigors of daily life? Iceland might be the ideal destination for you. The peaceful serenity it offers is ineffable. A user shared, “Iceland is a place of profound tranquility. My wife and I have visited twice and find ourselves reminiscing daily, wishing to return for every vacation.” Another recently returned from a solo trip to Iceland and enthused, “I felt so liberated, relaxed, and at peace.”

Ireland: Beyond the Tourist Trails

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Ireland’s scenic beauty and charm are known to captivate its visitors, often presenting unexpected surprises. One user wrote, “Ireland’s nature, people, and history are incomparable for me.” Another added, “I second Ireland. Those who stick to the Ring of Kerry or Blarney Castle are missing out. Donegal and Mayo will absolutely take your breath away.”

India: A Kaleidoscope of Cultures

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Finally, India’s rich diversity has won many hearts. A user emphatically listed, “My top picks would be India. India. India. And India. Its amazing people, food, and diverse landscape are captivating.” Another user close to India stated, “Living in Singapore, India is nearby, plus I speak two of its languages. It’s affordable and offers a diverse range of experiences each time I visit.”

10 Countries Every American Should See Before They Die

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First, I’ll say that I do not take this list lightly. We’re talking about trips you’d spend your last reservation on. This is the last Airbnb you ever rest your head in. Not to be dark, but those are the stakes here! These countries have earned their reputations as world-class travel destinations. I don’t care if you have to spend your kid’s college fund or take out high-interest loans (partially kidding). See these places before it’s too late!

10 Countries Every American Should See Before They Die

6 Dreamy Caribbean Destinations You Haven’t Considered but Should

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Gen Z and Millennial travelers are looking for off-the-beaten-path travel experiences, ones their family and friends might not have heard of or considered, it’s time for new Caribbean destinations to shine.

6 Dreamy Caribbean Destinations You Haven’t Considered but Should

You Probably Can’t Afford These 10 Travel Destinations(They’re the Most Expensive in the World)

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You’re not imagining it; travel costs have increased. That’s not stopping luxury travelers from jet-setting around the world, though. In fact, new data shows travelers spent 44% more on trips to the 25 most expensive destinations in the world compared to that spent on travel to other countries.

You Probably Can’t Afford These 10 Travel Destinations(They’re the Most Expensive in the World)

Why Are People Overlooking These Travel Destinations? They’re Absolutely Spectacular!

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There’s something truly special about uncovering lesser-known locales that aren’t on every traveler’s radar. Sure, popular spots get all the attention, but there are so many amazing places that often go unnoticed. These offbeat destinations offer a kind of thrill and unique experiences that even the most seasoned traveler would appreciate. Here are ten of these truly spectacular places worth learning about. You never know, you might just find your new favorite spot.

Why Are People Overlooking These Travel Destinations? They’re Absolutely Spectacular!

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Karee Blunt is a nationally syndicated travel journalist, focused on discovering destinations and experiences that captivate and inspire others through her writing. She is also the founder of Our Woven Journey, a travel site focused on inspiring others to create memory-making adventures with their loved ones. Karee is passionate about encouraging others to step out of their comfort zone and live the life they dream of. She is the mother of six kids, including four through adoption, and lives with her family in the Pacific Northwest. You can learn more about Karee on her about me page.