Botswana tops Lonely Planet's list of best places to visit in 2016

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Botswana has topped Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2016 list this year, closely followed by Japan and the USA.

Tom Hall, Lonely Planet editorial director said: “Botswana has remained off the radar for most people, who believe it’s too expensive, too difficult to get to, or doesn’t cater to families, but there are many options for all kinds of travelers year-round — self-guided tours, luxury camps, award-winning family safaris, community projects — and [there are] plans to start direct international flights in the next year.”

The top 10 list was compiled by a team of experts, who took into account special events going on next year, recent developments in each country, and new things for travellers to see or do.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

That is indeed a welcome development, especially looking at the fact that the manual way of doing things is slowly disappearing and competency in the use of computers and other digital gadgets has become a must.The simple way of looking at it is just an example that almost all companies have gone completely digital and school leavers will be better placed after leaving school, because they will already be familiar with the use of computers.The...

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