While everyone has heard of places like France, England, and the USA, there are actually 196 countries in the world today and many of those, you probably never even knew existed, let alone ever thought of visiting. Some of these countries are hard to get to and some have virtually no tourist industry at all, but that’s what makes visiting the more unusual countries so fascinating. So, if you are bored with packaged tours, run of the mill hotels, and looking at tourist attractions that everyone else has already seen, check out these ten lesser-known countries that would be well worth a visit.
1. Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso is a tiny, landlocked country in West Africa and it is one of the hidden jewels of the continent. What you won’t find here is thousands of tourists and shopping malls, but you will get to meet some the friendliest people on the planet. Burkina Faso is poor, but a very proud nation and it’s also home to some amazing wildlife. If you want to see a piece of Africa that has not been overrun by big corporations and foreign tourists, then Burkina Faso would be the place to find it.….READ MORE ON THE NEXT PAGE