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Poll: Most Beautiful Countries (80 member(s) have cast votes)

What is/are the most beautiful country/countries?

  1. United States of America (10 votes [5.62%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 5.62%

  2. Canada (55 votes [30.90%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 30.90%

  3. United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland) (7 votes [3.93%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 3.93%

  4. Australia (10 votes [5.62%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 5.62%

  5. New Zealand (14 votes [7.87%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 7.87%

  6. France (7 votes [3.93%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 3.93%

  7. Japan (6 votes [3.37%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 3.37%

  8. China (5 votes [2.81%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 2.81%

  9. Switzerland (15 votes [8.43%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 8.43%

  10. Greece (8 votes [4.49%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 4.49%

  11. Romania (2 votes [1.12%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 1.12%

  12. Russia (3 votes [1.69%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 1.69%

  13. Sweden (6 votes [3.37%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 3.37%

  14. Argentina (2 votes [1.12%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 1.12%

  15. Egypt (2 votes [1.12%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 1.12%

  16. Other(s) (Please specify in your post) (14 votes [7.87%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 7.87%

  17. Germany (4 votes [2.25%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 2.25%

  18. Italy (6 votes [3.37%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 3.37%

  19. Turkey (1 votes [0.56%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 0.56%

  20. Fiji (1 votes [0.56%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 0.56%

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#1 Hunter56

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 12:36 PM

Regarding landscape, architecture etc. What do you think are the most beautiful countries in the world? Obviously every country holds some kind of beauty so you may pick multiple ones.

It's a very tough choice but I'll go with U.S., Canada, New Zealand, and Nepal.

Pictures are encouraged if you want to share any. Being American I'll kick it off with some pics of why I think the U.S. is one of the most beautiful countries.

Mount Mckinley, Alaska

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Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
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New York City, New York
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South Beach, Florida
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Posted 01 November 2012 - 12:40 PM

Canada for sure!

friendly and polite people, great urban transportation system, everything works. and of course great landscapes...

Florida (USA) is nice, but if I want see beach I would stay on Brazil...


but I hope one day I can visit Russia too...
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Posted 01 November 2012 - 12:42 PM

Oh boy. I can't honestly answer this without bias. I haven't travelled to THAT many countries, but from one the ones I have it's a split between Canada (of course) and Scotland. I don't know what it is, but being in the countryside/nature of those two just feels...really good.

I'm sure it's the same with the States since Canada and the States often share similar landscapes.

Scotland: Super friendly people, steeped in so much rich history and culture, and absolutely gorgeous.
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Posted 01 November 2012 - 12:49 PM

I too haven't really travelled enough to answer that question well and have to admit basis for Canada, that being said I would vote for:

Canada, Switzerland, the US and Coasta Rica for natural beauty
Spain, France and the US for architecture

Those are only of the places I've actually been myself.  Of those places I've never been to but sounds nice from pictures, videos, etc...  New Zealand sounds like it would make the list for natural beauty and Thailand and Brazil for both natural beauty and architecture.Edit' I'll second the comment about how friendly the people in Scotland are, it's also a pretty beautiful place both architectually and naturally.

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 01:01 PM

I haven't travelled much, but Canada is the best of all the places I've been.
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Posted 01 November 2012 - 01:09 PM

There's so many beautiful places in the world it's impossible to narrow down to one single country. Canada/USA both have a lot of natural eye candy (rockies, grand canyon etc) but there's also places all over the world with beautiful mountains and/or architecture (Europe), tropical islands (South Asia) wild life (Africa), waterfalls, deserts, plains...

How the hell could you possibly pick ONE place?!
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Posted 01 November 2012 - 01:27 PM

I think that within Canada and the US there are loads of really nice places. It's difficult to pick "the most beautiful".

Scotland has some nice areas too. I don't think they're "stunning" though. I loved Bavaria in Germany. Pretty much my whole family are from Barra. It's really nice in the summer. Winter - not so much.

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 01:33 PM

How the hell could I forget the Amalfi Coast? Absolutely amazing.

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 01:34 PM

Totally subjective, but the nicest places I've been to

Best City: Rome, hands down. Architecture, people, food, history, hotties....it has everything.

Country: Tough to say, top places I've been (but for very different reasons...) Estonia, Italy, Japan, France, Russia, Nepal & Cambodia.

Best trip: Living in Korea/Japan, taking the Trans-Siberian across Russia, hiking around the Annapurna mountains in Nepal.

Tough to include Canada/US cause we are in it all the time but obviously they are in the top of it all.


Worst City: Hong Kong. Hot, stinks, just a mess of buildings. Been there twice, hated it both times.

Worst Country: Tough to say for a whole country, but Greece was kind of a put off. Crete was ok, the rest of it, meh.

Worst Trip: England in the pouring rain for 3 weeks. I should have just stayed here!
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Posted 01 November 2012 - 02:05 PM

Scotland has some nice areas too. I don't think they're "stunning" though. I loved Bavaria in Germany. Pretty much my whole family are from Barra. It's really nice in the summer. Winter - not so much.


Yeah they're probably more "quaint" is maybe the closest word.. and peaceful. I loved the area up by the Isle of Skye when I was there. More sheep than people and lots of fresh air. Enjoying a morning cofee while dolphins swam by in the Sound of Raasay was pretty freaking nice but I wouldn't call it "breathtaking or "stunning".

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 02:08 PM

Tahiti:
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Posted 01 November 2012 - 02:09 PM

France, French Polynesia (Tahiti, Moorea etc.), Mexico (particularly the Yucatan)... actually this list could go on and on.

Lets face it we live on damn beautiful planet!
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Posted 01 November 2012 - 02:14 PM

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Lets face it we live on damn beautiful planet!


Indeed! We should probably treat it nicer...
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Posted 01 November 2012 - 02:19 PM

Indeed! We should probably treat it nicer...


Truer words have seldom been spoken .. I favor Canada and the British Isles, but everywhere I have ever been offers its own form of beauty .. thus we should all cherish where we live and where we come from and where we'd like to go .. apparently even "Hell" has beautiful sunsets once you get by the brimstone ..
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Posted 01 November 2012 - 02:28 PM

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I have travelled to many countries and have found beauty in all of them .
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Posted 01 November 2012 - 02:30 PM

Indeed! We should probably treat it nicer...


We are this planets kidney stone :sadno:
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Posted 01 November 2012 - 02:36 PM

We are this planets kidney stone :sadno:

more like inflamed appendix.
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Posted 01 November 2012 - 02:39 PM

<--- never been outside North America

edit: so I didn't vote. but it's obviously Canada

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 03:37 PM

Every country is beautiful. It's just the way you look at it.
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Posted 01 November 2012 - 03:37 PM

I heard Switzerland is pretty nice.
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Posted 01 November 2012 - 03:43 PM

What about Iran?

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 03:44 PM

Yapan and US

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 03:51 PM

There's just no homer bias in this poll whatsover. Nope, none whatsoever!
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Posted 01 November 2012 - 03:57 PM

New Zealand.
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Posted 01 November 2012 - 03:59 PM

If I knew how post photos here I would put some of my country and others...


anyway. every country is nice. but more than landscape I like to see the people. the landscape alone is nice but is much better with the people on it...


I saw many things, some bad but many good things. every place I miss...

damm this is the problem to be an Aviator...

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 04:04 PM

Did that guy seriously put a photo of Las Vegas as a beautiful place?
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Posted 01 November 2012 - 04:07 PM

to each their own, some people like natural beauty, some people like architectural beauty, some just like bright and shiny lights flashing about all willy nilly.
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Posted 01 November 2012 - 04:13 PM

Every country has it's good and bad parts.


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Posted 01 November 2012 - 04:17 PM

Did that guy seriously put a photo of Las Vegas as a beautiful place?


I was kind of shocked by that too...but I guess vegas has kind of an absurd beauty to it like a John Irving novel or a Leonard Cohen song.

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 04:22 PM

I'd have to say some of the Scandinavian countries. The real remote parts. The mountains, forests, rivers. Also, Scotland :wub:

And of course we cannot forget about our own country.
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