Do you appreciate a warm welcome when you travel? Read on to learn more about the countries that ranked as the friendliest on Earth, and what specifically it is that makes them so. Here are the world's most hospitable countries you may want to visit on your next trip.
Uganda. According to BBC, Uganda is identified as one of the poorest countries but it's the friendliest also. Anybody who visits the country is overwhelmed with the scenic views, high-end restaurants and bars. One British expat said that the it's the locals' nature to always welcome newcomers with a smile.
Costa Rica. Costa Rica, which literally means "Rich Coast," is a country in Central America that ranks high across all factors when it comes to how easily expats fit in. The phase "Pura Vida," is inseparable to the Costa Ricans and it tells so much about who they are. People walking down the streets say hello by saying "Pura Vida," which means pure life or the good life.
Columbia. This South American country has been highly regarded as cocaine cartels, kidnappings and corruption, however, Colombia evolved from failed narco state into one of Latin America's blazing stars for the last two decades. Colombians are always excited and ready to show what they can offer to the visitors.
Oman. Oman has a hot climate like other countries in the Persiab Gulf but its warm climate is a reflection of how locals welcome newcomers. Omanis are naturally friendly and hospitable and part of it is influences by their strong Islamic belief. They love to help the needy and to welcome strangers in their homes.
Philippines. The Philippines is an archipelago composed of about 7,641 islands with a tropical aquatic climate that is usually hot and humid. The country's rich biodiversity is one of the main tourist attractions. Newcomers can easily enjoy and find new friends because of the traditional festivities and according to Forbes, this country is friendly on your wallets.
For first time travellers who are going to visit a foreign country, why not try these five most hospitable countries in the world. It's a good start to have a fun and memorable experience.