Countries and their Trademarks

Everyone is known for something.

A

  • Albania – Baggy Pants and colorful scarves
  • Andorra- Ski resorts
  • Antarctica- 24-hour sunlight
  • Austria- Strudels
  • Australia- outback pubs and barbecues

B

  • Bangladesh- Green rice fields, forests full of monkeys
  • Belarus- Onion dome architecture and mountain villages
  • Belgium- Beer, chocolate and waffles
  • Bulgaria- Over 160 monastries

C

  • Cambodia- monks with yellow umbrellas
  • Cape Verde- Volcanic islands
  • Cayman Islands- Shipwrecks and pirate history
  • Colombia- Coffee
  • Cuba- Cigars
  • Cyprus- Coffee
  • Czech Republic- Castles, acid rain, beer

D

  • Denmark – Butter cookies
  • Djibouti- Red Sea, camals

E

  • Egypt- Pyramids, deserts, King Tut
  • El Salvador- coffee, surfing
  • England- the Royal Family, British pop
  • Estonia- large limestone buildings

F

  • Falkland Islands- Snow-covered islands
  • France- Cafes, cheese, red wine, Impressionist

G

  • Gabon- Steamy rainforests
  • Germany- the Berlin Wall, WWII,Oktoberfest
  • Ghana- ancient forts, slave trade ruins, castles
  • Greenland- inuit people, whale streaks, glaciers
  • Guadeloupe- Sugar and rum
  • Guam & Northern Marianas- clear blue waters and white sand beaches
  • Guatemala- colorful masks, mayan ruins, rainforests

H

  • Haiti- voodoo, zombies
  • Hungary- water polo, goulash

I

  • Iceland- hot springs, fire and ice
  • India- cows, snake charmers, slums, gods and godesses
  • Ireland- Shamrocks, potatoes, leprechauns
  • Italy- pizza, fiats and vespas, roman ruins,

J

  • Jamaica- Reggae, Bob Marley
  • Japan- manga comic books, raw fish, samurai swords

K

  • Kenya- marathon runners, man eating lions
  • Kiribati- deep blue waters
  • Kyrgyzstan- Horse sausages, nomads, horseback riding

L

  • Laos- Long tail boats
  • Liberia- diamond smugglers
  • Liechtenstein- the Alps, tiny mountain villages

M

  • Macedonia- Orthodox churches, ski resorts
  • Madagascar- Pirates
  • Mauritania- Sand
  • Mexico- mariachis, dia de los muertos
  • Myanmar- Golden buddahs

N

  • Nambia- sand dunes, diamond mining
  • Netherlands- Tall people
  • New Zealand- Sheep, extreme sports
  • Norway- Vikings, skiing

P

  • Palau- large clams, WWII ruins
  • Palestine- God’s birthplace, mosques, dry heat
  • Poland- Communist architecture

R

  • Reunion- Volcanoes
  • Romania- Dracula, Transylvania, castles

S

  • Saint Lucia- Pirate hideouts
  • Saint Vincent & The Grenadines- Rock stars, royalty, yachts
  • Samoa- traditional tattoos, kava ceremonies
  • San Marino- bell towers, stamp and coin collecting
  • Scotland- kilts, castles, bagpipers
  • Slovakia- farmers, villages, mountains
  • Slovenia- fairytale castles, virgin forests
  • Solomon Islands- Spearfishing
  • Spain- flamenco, bull fighting, Picasso

T

  • Tanzania- baboons, Arabian palaces
  • Turkey – carpet sellers

U

  • United States- Burgers, fries, sneakers, jeans, cowboys

V

  • Vanuatu- local dancing, drumming, aqua water
  • Virgin Islands- swimming in rum, clear waters

W

  • Wales – castles, mountains, rain

Z

  • Zambia- wildlife parks, Zambezi

 

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