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Opinion: Here Are 5 Countries With The Friendliest People

In these five countries, the natives are hospitable. A foreigner is likely to be greeted with a warm welcome and a smile.

For many tourists, the type of welcome they receive from natives can make or break their trip. Nobody would like to go to their dream destination only to encounter hostility. So if you are looking for countries with the friendliest people, look no further than these five countries below.

1) Uganda

According to the British Broadcasting Corporation(BBC), a credible source, Uganda leads the way as far as hospitality is concerned. In Uganda, locals are quick to offer smiles and help to newcomers. One Bulgarian national agrees that the people of Uganda are amazingly friendly. In addition, the country has affordable organic food and labor meaning tourists and other visitors can maintain a high standard of living.

2) Portugal

The Portuguese are the second most welcoming people in the world. According to a survey carried out by Inter-nations, the world's largest global network and information site for persons who live and work abroad. Most people who participated in the survey said that the Portuguese people were exceptionally welcoming. They have a friendly attitude to foreigners and generally find it easy to make friends.

3) Taiwan

Taiwanese are generally friendly people. According to a survey carried out by Inter-nations, the Taiwan people scored 86% regarding friendly attitude towards expatriates, when it came to making local friends, they scored 61%. And the foreigners who wished to stay in Taiwan for the rest of their lives, 30% were willing.

4) Costa Rica

On our list, Coast Ricans come 4th as the most friendly people in the world. When asked about their way of life, most Costa Ricans said they live within the same means and that it is difficult to get ahead of another financially. This culture enables them to find peace and harmony in whatever they have. No sweat, no worries and no serious problems inflict them. Although the English language is widely spoken in Coast Rica, Spanish is dominant.

5) Philippines

Before Covid 19 happened, nationals of 159 countries did not need a visa to enter the Philippines. The Philippines are outgoing and helpful persons who make foreigners feel at home away from home. Since time immemorial, the Philippines are known to possess genuine hospitality towards visitors, foreigners and even expatriates.

I would like to know your thoughts. What countries have you visited and the residents were hospitable? How about the countries you visited and the locals minded their business? Kindly leave your comments below.

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