The 5 Most Beautiful Countries In The World

Here’s why…

The Fumbling Generalist


Now, I feel obligated to tell you upfront that this is totally subjective. You will have a different list so please feel free to share them in the comments section and tell us why. The community would love to hear about it.

As for me, here’s my Top 5:

(In no particular order)


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Any region on Earth that produces chocolate as rich and as fine as Switzerland will always have a sweet spot in my heart. I have never been, but I’ve seen the videos on YouTube and have to wonder, “Do they landscape their grasslands and whole mountains too?!”

The Matterhorn, Lake Geneva, Zermatt. The place is just too perfect for words.

Switzerland is one of those countries that have not been ravaged by the Second World War. It makes you think about what the continent of Europe would look like if it weren’t marred by war or if we’ve been able to preserve it…instead of “rebuilding” it.

Switzerland is so beautiful it makes my eyes water. And as one of the most expensive places on Earth, the prices make my eyes water too! That’s what happens when you know your arms will never grace any of those expensive watches. (Hey, my smartphone tells time…and plays videos too!)

The Philippines

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Neighboring countries fly to the Philippines when they want to experience world-class beaches, affordable (but luxurious) food, and priceless smiles. The Filipinos are so welcoming, you’ll feel like a popular school jock walking around. Everybody greets you like family. (Whatever your name is, they’ll call you “Joe.” As in “Hey, Joe!”)

The place is generally safe, unless you go to those places even locals don’t. And why would you even end up in those places when 99.99% of the country is perfectly safe and will overload your Instagram with culture, history, and nature?

People who know food know Filipino food. The late Anthony Bourdain, the seasoned world traveler, who presumably have feasted on all the world’s…



The Fumbling Generalist

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