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Safe Countries to Visit for Solo Traveler!

Nowadays we can see that a lot of youngsters like to travel to overseas compare to 20 years ago. Especially since the flight ticket is much more affordable compare to before makes it a lot easier to travel. “Now everyone can fly” quoting from the tag line from 1 of the best low-cost airlines in the world.

As a traveler, you must wonder which countries is safe for solo traveler. Here is the list of countries safe for solo traveler should you planning to travel once the covid-19 outbreak is getting better.

1) Iceland

Widely known as “The Land of Fire and Ice” Iceland is home to some of the largest glaciers in Europe, and some world’s most active volcanoes. This country is one of the safest country due to its lowest crime rates in the world.

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The Icelandic feels safe and even you can see that children playing around, toddler sleeping in their strollers outside is a common view without ever worry about babies being snatched or kidnapped. There is no need for bodyguard or military for safekeeping too in this country.

Icelandic also has excellent English language skill, thus no language barrier problem for any traveler coming here. An abundance of unspoiled mountain and glacier streams makes this country also once of the most beautiful country in the world. These are the reasons why Iceland is in the list.

2) Switzerland

Switzerland is a very hospitable country with Good Samaritan laws that are readily enforced. Switzerland actually has one of the lowest crime rates of all industrialized countries despite being one of the highest rates of gun ownership. Switzerland is safe not only for tourists but also for expats who live here.

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The four official languages are French, German, Italian and Rhaeto-Romantsch (with Latin roots). Around 60 percent of the population are proficient in English.

Plus traveling throughout the country using the Swiss Railway with the view of beautiful mountains and lakes, why should you skip this country?

3) Japan

This country was ranked at the top 10 countries safe to travel. The crime rate is even lower compare to its competitor all due to its policy on firearm, and drugs as well as the Koban. Koban is the small police station strategically place in the neighborhood makes you feel safe.

Even though there will be a language barrier whilst you’re in Japan, however this will erase all your worries with the friendly and helpful from the citizen. The transportation efficiency and the system might be daunting on your first day arriving on the “Land of the Rising Sun”. No worries if you’re lost as the citizen will be happy to help you even though you will encounter some language barrier.

If you are feeling hungry in the middle of the night, fret not as you can go to ‘konbini’ or the convenience stores without any worries. Furthermore, their ‘konbini’ is a must do in your list of places to visit. It is different with what we have in our country.

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4) Singapore

Our neighboring country, Singapore is easy and safe to travel around for solo travelers. There’s nothing stopping you from having a great time in this tiny little country.

The national language of Singapore is Malay. The four official languages of the country are English, Chinese, Tamil, and Malay. Thus, there is no language barrier here! It’s feels like we’re in Malaysia.

The rules and regulations against crimes are very stringent, hence Singapore is an extremely safe city. You really do not have to worry when walking around the city and its alleys, even in the dead of the night.

No place, however, is completely safe or crime free. Staying safe while traveling should be a priority no matter where a traveler is going. Be safe everyone!

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