Whether it’s tasting the world’s most exotic food or trekking on the most dangerous roads, adventure has a different way for each person. Regularly getting out of your comfort zone is easier in some places than others.
Thinking about it, the US News & World Report listed the best countries for an adventure, each country’s score was ranked according to the five attributes: “fun”, “sympathy”, “climate”, “scenery” and “sexy”. See the elect:
BRAZIL – With a perfect 10 in the scores “fun” and “sexy”, Brazil explodes with a contagious energy, transmitted by locals, lovers of the country’s heritage. According to the survey, the diversity of landscapes and possibilities of excursions, from the surf in the pororoca on the Amazon river to the relaxation in Fernando de Noronha, guarantee options for all tastes.
ITALY – Gastronomy, art and architecture can be good ingredients for a tour of this region, but the country has a more adventurous side than is usually spoken. The highest points in the “scenery” category are properly delivered to this location, which take you from dives in the blue seas of the coast to trails to the top of volcanoes still active in matters of hours. “From one village to the next, from the valley to the top of the hill, the culture changes, the food varies and even the language may be different,” said a representative of the region’s tourism company. The ever changing landscape also offers a chance for different types of adventures. In winter, adventurers have the chance to tour ski safaris in the Dolomite Mountains, while warmer weather invites them to bike tours through the Tuscan region.
SPAIN – The country has achieved high scores in the areas of “friendliness” and “fun” in streets full of life. According to residents, the traveler will realize that each neighborhood has a different spirit and soon the foreigners understand and join the party. “We thoroughly enjoyed life,” said a Spaniard from the Valencia region heard by the guide. The most important thing for the potential residents of Spain is to identify the type of adventure that suits them best; If you love winter, head to Madrid, surrounded by mountains and a keeper of three ski resorts in less than an hour’s drive each; The warm climate attracts heat lovers to Barcelona’s beach, which can take advantage of the coast for surfing and other sports.
THAILAND – Combining high scores on “scenery” and “fun”, Thailand attracts an eclectic mix of people seeking adventure across the country. This can be best experienced on the island of Koh Phangan, home to the traditional full moon party where tens of thousands of people come from all over the world to enjoy the attractions until sunrise; But it is also a retreat for those seeking activities such as yoga, meditation and wish to experience stronger spiritual experiences. Thais have a strong and uncommon culture for the adventurers who arrive in the country, mainly in the culinary aspect. The most common will be finding stuffed pepper dishes, from breakfast to dinner. More traditional adventure seekers should head to Chiang Mai to try rafting on the Mae Taeng River, or try a climb a waterfall in Doi Inthanon National Park, where the world’s highest peak is dubbed “The roof of Thailand”.
GREECE – The Greek coast was not surprised to receive the highest scores in terms of “scenery” and “climate”, combining its warm Mediterranean waters with its hot, dry summers, make Greece ideal for aquatic adventurers. Sailing and kayaking around the Cyclades are popular water sports for locals but there are also various activities for visitors who prefer to stay on land such as hiking to get to know the Mount of Zeus, the highest peak on the island of Naxos and the cliffs of the volcanic caldera of Santorini.