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The safest destinations around the world to travel alone

Women naturally feel more vulnerable when traveling alone, so finding information on the safest destinations for travel alone is a normal step in planning the trip. This list of 10 of the safest countries in the world, based on official information and the testimonies of other traveling women, could be a good help for anyone who is planning to venture solo around the world. Source: Sapo Viagens



Also known as “the Land of Fire and Ice”, Iceland is a country of natural contrasts with breathtaking landscapes of volcanoes, geysers and glaciers, where practically all the inhabitants speak almost perfect English, the Tourist infrastructure is fantastic and the level of crime is practically nil. It is undoubtedly one of the safest destinations in the world and could not miss this list.

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It is normal to find Denmark at the top of the rankings of the countries with the highest quality of life in the world. No wonder: examples of fantastic architecture everywhere, cultural treasures and gastronomy recognized worldwide through the numerous Michelin stars that have been receiving.

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New Zealand

Reports of travel to New Zealand are usually as positive as possible. A country of breathtaking landscapes and contrasts, extremely well organized and with a very hospitable and friendly people. It has already been in the first place in the ranking of the most peaceful countries in the world.

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A country where high technology and an evolved society live side by side with past traditions from generation to generation. The birthplace of sushi and a country whose inhabitants are endowed with great education, delicacy and respect for others. Japan was in the pipeline before the last trip I made, having been replaced at the last minute. But it’s still on the list!

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An intensely Buddhist country, where Gross National Happiness is more important than the Gross National Product, where 60% of the country is expected to remain forested, where monasteries and mountains with snow-capped peaks decorate the landscape, where Dance and traditional culture. It is not a suitable country for anyone who wants to travel independently, since it is only allowed when entering a tour, but it is undoubtedly one of the safest destinations in the world.

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I traveled alone in Singapore and confirmed that in fact I did not feel anything insecure while I was there. Skyscrapers to lose sight of, shopping centers around every corner, a well developed transport network, a fantastic botanical garden … and this just in the center of the city. A visit to the surroundings can take you into the middle of tropical forests inhabited by monkeys, giant lizards and exotic birds.

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Costa Rica

The country of “pure life”, the intense green of its forests, waves, beaches and perfect sunsets and a hospitable and relaxed people. Costa Rica ranks 1st in the ranking of the safest destinations with the best quality of life in Central America. And there is no one who went there and did not speak of Costa Rica with a smile ripped in the face.

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I traveled alone in Laos in May 2014 and confirmed that it was one of the safest destinations I have ever been to. Fantastic landscapes to which Southeast Asia has already accustomed us, a friendly and relaxed people. A perfect country for those who seek rest for the mind and food for the soul.

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South Korea

Known as “the Land of the Morning Calm,” South Korea is a country with more than 5,000 years of history and culture, with landscapes ranging from densely forested national parks to remote islands, Ski slopes or villages surrounded by rice fields, to one of the most important cities in Asia, Seoul, known for living under the motto “work hard, play hard.”

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Vietnam was my first destination as a solo traveler, and I could not have chosen better. Stunning landscapes, a direct and practical people but very hospitable, food to cry for more and memories for life.

travel alonePhoto: Maria Joao Proenca / Joland

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