comfort and safety are often important factors in the world of tourism in a country. The safer a country is, the more tourists are interested in visiting it. Recently, Skyscanner has released a list of 2019 safest visited countries.
This list refers to the Global Peace Index, which is related to the militarization of each country, the level of domestic or international conflict, safety and security of the people. Well, here is the following list!
This small country in northwestern Europe has always been the most peaceful in the world. Since 2013, Iceland has never been absent from the top ranking in the Global Peace Index. In Iceland, murder cases averaged less than one case per year.
Zambia is a landlocked country in southern Africa. His name is rarely known to many, but Zambia is home to Victoria Falls, one of the largest and most spectacular waterfalls in the world.
3. New Zealand
New Zealand always competes with Iceland as the safest and most peaceful country in the world. The crime rate in New Zealand is very low.
Their military is also very rarely involved in conflict. So it's not surprising that New Zealand has always been a recommendation as a vacation spot for all world tourists.
Just like Zambia, Austria is a landlocked country in the middle of the European Continent. Austria is currently ranked 4th as the safest and most peaceful country in the world. The most famous tourist destinations in Austria are castles, Alps, lakes and medieval cities.
It's not wrong if Japan is always included in the list of safest countries to visit. The level of murder in Japan has always declined since 1955, there have been almost no wars since 80 years ago, and Japanese people are also very famous for their culture of shame and courtesy.
In addition, the cities of Tokyo and Osaka are respectively ranked number 1 and 3 in the world as the safest cities in the world by The Economist.
Another country from the blue continent is included in the list of safest countries, namely Slovenia. According to the Global Peace Index, Slovenia is the 7th safest country in the world.
In addition, Ljubljana who is the capital of Slovenia has also won the European Green Capital Award, which is an award for cities in Europe with the best environment.
Chile is one of the safest countries in South America. Based on the Global Peace Index, Chile is ranked 28th, beating large countries such as Spain, Italy or South Korea.
Santiago, which is the capital of Chile, is known as a metropolitan city that is very crowded, but still safe to be visited by travelers.
Representing Southeast Asia, Singapore is included in the list of safest and most peaceful countries to visit.
Singapore has a very low crime rate. In addition to being the safest country, Singapore is also the number 2 safest city in the world by The Economist.
9. Costa Rica
From the Americas, besides Chile there is also Costa Rica which turned out to be one of the safest countries to visit. Costa Rica is also the second safest country in Latin America and the happiest in the world according to the Happy Planet Index.
Last but not least, there is Portugal which is included in the list of the safest and most peaceful countries. Portugal has always been in the top five in the Global Peace Index list since 2016.
In 2016 it was ranked 5th, then in 2017 it rose to rank 3, and ranked 4th in 2018.
So where do you want to go first?