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51. Posted by snatterand (Travel Guru 454 posts) 10y

Quoting mjlayton

Well I think what somebody said before that the size of a country does come into it.

Being bias I am going to say NZ but then it's not very old so it doesn't really have the history of a country such as the UK.

I definately don't think Australia though and I'm not just saying that because I'm a kiwi. I don't think that Australia's ski season would be anything to brag about. Beaches are nice though.

Final answer for me would be Italy - beaches, history, culture, lakes and mountains and it's not too big that you can't get on a fast train and be somewhere.

Italy is a good suggestion! I didn't even think about Italy at first but I think you're right. But they have got the same problem as Argentina do - there aren't any Asian influences!

grasshoppa: although I like snowboarding and surfing it's not the only thing I'm looking for, so the US was never really an option for me. And yeah, snowboarding in Australia... I've never heard of it and I bet it's not very good anyway.

//Susanna

52. Posted by emejy (Budding Member 16 posts) 10y

slovenia is a nice country I am sure, and yes it has all in it!

France too!

Quoting claudina

That's easy! The smallest country in the world who has it all is Slovenia! Check it out for yourself!

53. Posted by pv_bg_sf (Budding Member 2 posts) 10y

B _ _ _ _ _ _ a

:) It's not a puzzle for me because I'm a native one but I want to tell you something more about this country. Good mountains for hiking(lots of peaks over 2000m), ski resorts(at least 3 good ones), plains with many fruits and vegetables(extremely cheep at this time of the year 1kg tomatoes=0.18Euro, watermelons 1kg=0.22Euro etc.) many forests for hunting and places for fishing, seaside resorts(they were crowded this year, because they are in times cheaper than in Italy, Spain or Greece) good public transport and rent-a-car firms(-snip-)Cheap houses for renting or buying in the country, many historical places, good weather(Continental to mediteranian), good people and everything is near beause it's a little country.

:):):)

So everybody who has been there knows this country

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54. Posted by rorone (Budding Member 40 posts) 10y

Well now il tell this and il tell ye no more,

Ireland is one of the best countries in the world and by far the best in Europe.

Sure didnt we build most of it?!

we have hiking here that beets New Zealand a coast line that beats spain and we have Guinness and Smithwicks! yes where would the world be without Guinness and Smithwicks?

Forget your Heineken and Bud ,Guinness is by far the most recognised.

We also have the best pubs in the world! without a doubt. i have never been in any other country where such profesionalism and customer service is shown when you order a drink in the Pub!

some fantastic scenary around kerry and the west coast, great mountains and reeks to spend weeks climbing!

10 Mins outside of Dublin and you have the Dublin mountains with walking trails and Hiking available all with the aid of a good map!

any way there is plenty more but by far i have wiped everyone off the map with Ireland! Sure isnt it only beautiful!

Slan,

Rory

55. Posted by Mel. (Travel Guru 4567 posts) 10y

I dont think any one country has it all. That is why i travel. I love variety. I get a different feeling, in every country.

Mel

56. Posted by dance (Budding Member 5 posts) 10y

Well this is a fair question that has certainly given rise to plenty of debate but I must say for me it would be a toss up between South Africa and New Zealand. Both offer nature in all its splendour, great climate, greater people and a rich history - the latter even though they are not "old" countries.Oh and both countries play fantastic rugby!!!!

57. Posted by attaque46 (Budding Member 16 posts) 10y

Argentina - and what it doesn't have, it's pretty near by, in Brazil :)

58. Posted by MCE (Budding Member 24 posts) 10y

weel i think Africa shd not be left out at this genture,especially Ghana,from Accra the capital in the southern sector with green grass land to the North much more a dry region.The 48 castels and forts in the cuntry with amazing views will trill u.the paga crocodile pond,the mole national park and many many more.

59. Posted by Jimz (Budding Member 34 posts) 10y

I think Italy is a relatively small country that has a wide diversity of range. From the Alps in the north to the Mediterranean beaches, to hill towns in the interior, to the ancient history and cultural heritage of Rome, Florence, Genoa, Venice, Milan, Naples, and Pompei, to the suberb wine and food throughout, to the hospitality dispensed from large cities to small villages, to the striking vistas of the southern coastal areas, to the temperate climate, it is a place one can spend some pleasant, relaxing time.

ThotsNRamblins

60. Posted by ChIqUiTtA (Respected Member 278 posts) 10y

i'm sure people could argue a lot about which country has it "all"... but who's to say that any one is actually true?