I thought this might be a fun thread. What do you think is the coolest country in the world? Either one with a history and heritage that you like, or a culture, or just plain climate? With Amazing Race going on, there's so many cool new places that I'd like to visit now, rather than my regular few. If anything, to keep the show going, they should do tourist sponsors with these countries for production money My top on the list, Japan(For Martial Arts Disipline and cool Technology capital of the world) Australia(Miles of open countryside. You could blast your stereo loud and you'd have no neighbors to complain if your in the right area ) England: Everything just seems more educated with an English accent, plus it's the home of Mr.Bean, with some cool scenery. I don't think I'd live there though, if the ocnstant rain reports are true... Italy: If noly to visit the Star Wars scenes, and have what claims to be the best pizza and ziti in the world . I need to find another good Marinara sauce... Scottland: Ancestral home of my Great(?) Grandfather. Definetly a must, plus it looks like a neat place to visit. Irleand: Also another Ancestral home. Definetly some sites to see here... This is all I can think of at the moment ..