Whether it’s a smile exchanged with a stranger, a quick chat with a tuk-tuk driver or a night out on the town with a group of newly made friends, interactions with local people often shape our view of a whole country. So which places offer tourists the warmest welcome? This list counts down the friendliest countries on Earth, as chosen by our readers on social media sites.
The friendliest countries in the world
videocam Video • 30 September 2014 Updated 22 November 2016
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