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Top 5 warm countries to visit in winter

Updated on November 11, 2010

     Long winter evenings sitting in an armchair under a downy plaid we often dream about warm sun, caressing sea and cool breeze. I personally often dream about warm countries; so these winter holidays I've decided to spend somewhere in an exotic country and I've already started to choose which country to visit.

     Here are five countries that I liked most of all:

     Egypt

     Egypt is an amazing country that combines dozens of historical places and exotic nature full of surprises. It's a place where you can "touch" antiquity and at the same time to luxuriate in a warm caressing sea. Once you've visit Egypt you can never forget this magic country. The country of grand pyramids, splendid temples of Luxor and oriental traditions will certainly win your heart.

     Maldives

     Maldives is a striking island in the Indian Ocean. Some people say that it's a paradise on earth and it seems to be the truth. Maldives is not a country that will surprise you with its historical places and exceptional architecture, this country will amaze you with its limpid blue water, unforgettable sunsets and abundant subaquatic world. Visiting Maldives you have to remember that it's forbidden to drink alcohol in public places, to swim or sunbathe topless and to tear away corals near the shore. If you observe these rules you'll certainly recollect your holidays with great pleasure. This is a kind of country that gets you to fall in love as soon as you see it.

     Dominican Republic

     It goes without saying that you will like this marvelous island with its snow-white sand, beautiful cays, lofty palms and historical relics made in the times of Great geographic discoveries. And you'll certainly appreciate local people; Dominicans are friendly and amicable people who like jokes and dances. Dominican Republic is not a large country, so you'll have an opportunity to see all its places of interest during a week or two, but if you don't manage to visit all the places you wanted you'll have a motive to return to this charming country again.

     United Arab Emirates

     United Arab Emirates implies charm of oriental fairy tale and European standards of service. On the one hand United Arab Emirates is a country of high skyscrapers and huge shopping centers, but on the other hand it's a country of endless beaches with snow-white sand (sand in each emirate has its own tinge), blooming gardens in the middle of deserts and bottomless limpid sea. United Arab Emirates is one of the most surprising and tempting countries of the world.

     Thailand

     Fabulously beautiful nature, clean beaches, many places of interest, service of high quality and well-wishing attitude of local people is only a small part of all the advantages that trip to Thailand will provide you with. Here you can not only enjoy marvelous nature and crystal pure sea, but also visit numerous ancient temples and palaces and see wares of local craftsmen. Thailand is undoubtedly a country that will never leave anybody indifferent.

Which of these countries do you want to visit?

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    • Gennifer profile imageAUTHOR

      Gennifer 

      6 years ago from Minsk, Belarus

      Malou, you can choose any of these 5 countries for this period.

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      malou 

      6 years ago

      yes lovely warm countries but which one would allow me to stay for 3 consecutive months? I want to flee Europe fron feb. to april incl.

    • Gennifer profile imageAUTHOR

      Gennifer 

      8 years ago from Minsk, Belarus

      Thanks a lot, Tim-tim and Suny51!

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      suny51 

      8 years ago

      i liked your work and admired it a lot,being one of the nature' lover i thank you for sharing and invite you to visit my pages for more of them.

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      Priscilla Chan 

      8 years ago from Normal, Illinois

      Breathtaking photos! Thanks for giving me a virtual vacation! I am surprised not to see China on the list. I guess China can be cold during the winter!

    • Gennifer profile imageAUTHOR

      Gennifer 

      9 years ago from Minsk, Belarus

      Thank you both, Gin and Chris Eddy!

      @ Gin, I alos hope that you dream (to visit Maldives) will come true. It's a magic place to visit.

      @ Chris Eddy, completely agree with you that these places are stunning. I'm going to visit Thailand this winter and to see this paradise in my own eyes... =)

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      Chris Eddy111 

      9 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Good choices. Absolutely stunning places to visit although all of them captured my imagination. Nice hub. Love the pics.

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      Gin Delloway 

      9 years ago

      I appreciate your hub! Hope that one day I'll visit Maldives. It's my dream! Thanks for sharing!

    • Gennifer profile imageAUTHOR

      Gennifer 

      9 years ago from Minsk, Belarus

      It's pleasant to hear that you like it. ;)

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      Ambition398 

      9 years ago

      Absolutely beautiful pictures! It would be fantastic to see these places in person. Thanks for the little trip.

    • Gennifer profile imageAUTHOR

      Gennifer 

      9 years ago from Minsk, Belarus

      Thanks, Fastfreta and Awsydney! I'm happy that you liked this hub! I was looking through thousands of photos of these countries choosing which one to visit on holidays, and then I decided to share it with other people.

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      awsydney 

      9 years ago from Sydney, Australia

      You have taken some great photos. I have a soft spot for Thailand because it is next to Malaysia where I was born and my family used to holiday there in Pattaya and Phuket. What makes this place great is also its people ~ some of the most hospitable and friendly faces that I have ever met. They will go out of their way to help you, especially tourist although one should also be cautious about getting ripped-off. Thanks! Great hub!

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      Alfreta Sailor 

      9 years ago from Southern California

      Very beautiful photos, wish I were at any of those places. Thanks for sharing.

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