10 Countries To Visit That Didn't Exist 20 Years Ago (PHOTOS)

Since the late 1980s there have been least 10 new countries appear on the global map from the Horn of Africa to the Pacific.

Lonely Planet put together this guide to 10 new nations that are worth a visit, either for their tormented history, stunning scenery or rich culture.

Countries like the Czech Republic and Slovakia, which came about because of Czechoslovakia's Velvet Revolution. Or Serbia's emergence after the demise of Yugoslavia in 1990.