Rwanda’s history of ethnic tension and genocide suggests it wouldn’t be at the top of most travelers’ list of places to visit. But why wouldn’t you want to delve deep inside this landlocked country and traverse its lush greenery, scenic lakes, and fascinating wildlife? Not only does this East African country experience the best weather all year long, but it’s one of the safest destinations in the world. If you need even more reasons to visit Rwanda, we have 10 of them for you.
1. Foodie Heaven
If you’re looking to eat your way through an entire country, look no further. Delicious Rwandan cuisine can be found in just about every small café, restaurant, and luxury resort, such as Kigali Serena Hotel in the capital city. With several restaurants on-site to choose from, you can feast on food from all corners of the world, including Spanish, Malaysian, Mongolian, and of course, Rwandan dishes.
Many of the country’s traditional food includes simple meals made with locally sourced fruits and vegetables from the markets. With a diet that consists mainly of sambaza, plantains, sweet potatoes, beans, and cassava, in Rwanda you can eat to your heart’s content.