Traveling to different countries gives you a perspective of how different people live. You can learn about cultures, traditions and languages. You also learn some history when you become fluent in a foreign language.
Whether you travel for business or for pleasure, it is always good to know something about the place that you are going to visit. In this way, there will not be any unpleasant surprises. The time that you spend researching your travel destination is time well spent because you will know where to go and what to do when you get there.
These are some interesting places: