When it comes to international traveling, most North Americans go to the same places over and over again, not knowing what a pleasure they’re missing out for not visiting other countries other than traveling to Mexico, Caribbeans, or Paris!
Tunisia is usually off the radar of international travelers for unknown reasons. This country has a lot to offer that forces you to go back again to have the chance of exploring Tunisia’s beauty you missed previous time!
Below are 7 reasons why you should visit Tunisia at least once in your lifetime.
1- Tunisian beaches
Having a long beautiful coast along the Mediterraneans, Tunisian seem to be endless. Many believe that Tunisia has the most gorgeous beaches compared to other Mediterranean beaches. You’ll fall in love with Tunisia’s golden sand beaches and warm crystal blue water it has.
One of the main advantages of Tunisian beaches is that they never get too crowded and with 1,148 km (713 mi) of coastline, there’s a beach for everyone!
2- Tunisian cuisine
Tunisian cuisine is a mixture of Turkish, French, and Mediterranean cuisine and is mostly focused on sea food. However, the national dish would be Couscous. You’ll have tons of delicious grilled fish, shrimp dishes and couscous! Some travelers claim they had their best sea food dish of their life in Tunisia.
3- Tunisian people
Tunisian people speak three languages of French, Arabic, and Tunisian local dialect. A lot of them can also have a conversation in English. Tunisian people are warm, welcoming, and ready to help at all times.
4- Tunisian Archaeological sites
Tunisia has a fascinating history, going back to centuries ago. The Archaeological sites in Tunisia would literally drop your jaw!
5- The Sahara desert
The Sahara, Earth’s Largest Hot Desert is partially located in Tunisia. There are countless daily tours to the Sahara desert, but the best time to visit this stunning desert is early in the morning, before dawn. So, get ready to wake up at 3:30 AM and get there as soon as possible to see the best sunrise in the world!
6- Tunisia, the best valued winter sun destination in the world
Tunisia is very popular among those who are seeking the sun and beach during winter. There are numerous all inclusive resorts in Tunisia to book for your sun destination vacation in the winter.
7- Transportation is very convenient in Tunisia
Tunisia has good quality roads, and cities are well connected to each other.
You can rent a car in Tunisia for $55 a day, if you’d like to drive between the cities at your ideal pace.
If you are planning to spend more time in Tunisia, you can use trains. Trains run from Tunis south to Sousse, Sfax and Monastir.
There are also shared Taxis that have capacity for 8 people, but not on a timing schedule. They only leave once the Taxi is full.