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Safest Unknown Places For A Holiday What are the things that you consider while planning your holidays? The things to visit in the place under consideration, weather conditions of the place and expenses of travelling are some of the factors which we normally look at. However, …

The Netherlands – Highlights of the Low Lands I flew from Virginia to Boston to Amsterdam in early January with no idea what awaited me. I was a sophomore in college and had been given a unique study abroad opportunity: to live in a 14th century Dutch castle …

These 5 Are Not Tropical But Not Too Shabby Either When you get so bored from your daily routine and life gets monotonous, what do you do? If we are in a position to do so a lot of us choose to take a vacation far from home as a …

The White City – Merida, Mexico The warnings and dire consequences spoken about by the media with travel advisories have done much to put the traveller off Mexico. In fact when I began talking about moving to Mexico the Canadians I know threw up their hands …

Vatnajökull Glacier – The Ice of Iceland My travels to Iceland were one of my fondest travel memories. The idea of visiting Iceland had always appealed to me and since it was a country I’d often heard about how safe it was to visit especially for a …

Canada – A Grand Space Canada has got to be my very favorite place for her diversity of climates and ecologies and bio-diversity. Of course I was born in Canada so I may be a bit biased but when consider for a moment what I’ve …

Loving Little Lichtenstein Liechtenstein
While some European countries are undergoing political and social strife and turmoil like Greece or Spain there are some smaller lesser-known countries that most people rarely speak of but I found one of the safest places in Europe was the …

5 Safe Countries For Travel Safety is one of the major concerns for most people when choosing a vacation spot. This list highlights 5 of the safest, yet fun and family friendly destination countries for a family and single women/men on vacation. Please leave a comment …

Viti Levu – Travels in Fiji BULA! It can be a long flight to Fiji depending on where you are flying in from. You will land at the Nandi international airport on the main island of Viti Levu. From there you will transfer to a smaller …

Austria – Waltzes and Vienna It was March and I was looking for a weekend trip destination. I was more than halfway through my semester abroad and had already made trips to places on my bucket list. Now I wanted something new and different, something …

Japan – 1100 Years of History in Yamagata City Travelling to Japan was one of the most memorable vacations I have ever taken; the incredibly rich history of the Japanese people and the beauty of their small country was completely breathtaking and such a stimulus for my senses. The …

Hawaii – Kona to Volcano My vacation to Hawaii was simply incredible for so many reasons! While I have travelled safely all over the world I found that my visit to the Hawaiin islands was idyllic due to the friendly residents and simplicity of the …

Safe Iowa Vacation Ideas Sometimes a vacation can be a visit to a nearby town or state. While a place like Iowa might not be a glamorous vacation spot in many people’s list it still has very affordable and safe attractions for Americans who …

France – Baguettes & Crème de Menthe I have been to France twice now for very different reasons. The first was with my study abroad program. We toured Paris with an academic eye and a newcomers’ excitement. We ate pastries along the Seine, drank espresso at cafes …

5 Safe Winter Destinations & Getaways The restrictions that come with winter should not mean that you have to be bored all day, every day for months. There are some safe, yet fun snowy destinations that are perfect for a winter vacation that you can try …

Visiting India: The City of Kolhapur The city of Kolhapur, which is situated near the city of Poona in the State of Maharashtra in India, has a lot of historical importance, as it was one of the main headquarters of Maratha rulers during the seventeenth century. …

Croatian Adventures Croatia is located in Central and Southeast Europe, bordering Hungary to the northeast, Serbia to the east, Bosnia and Herzegovina to the southeast, Montenegro to the southeast, the Adriatic Sea to the southwest and Slovenia to the northwest.
Croatia has a …

Our Favorite Safe Destinations The choices for travelers in 2017 is huge and there are full package holiday vacations available for every budget. While I often prefer to pack the car and just start my trip with an adventure filled drive to the nearest …

Liechtenstein – The Big Little Country While some European countries are undergoing political and social  strife and turmoil like Greece or Spain there are some smaller lesser-known countries that most people rarely speak of but I found one of the safest places in Europe was the …

Reykjavik – An Icelandic Dream A couple of years ago, I packed up my life and moved from Middle-of-Nowhere, USA to Germany. Prior to making the big move, I had about a month between the end of my commitments in the U.S. and the day …

10 Cities in California California is often in the news and the media often portrays it as a violent place. Of course there have been violent attacks and the modern world has more and more dangers but California is one amazing state to visit …

Germany – Beer Mugs & Mountain Tops My first German vacation was more as a journalist visting the fall of the Berlin Wall in ’89 and so that doesn’t officially count as a single girl travelling in Germany. It was in 2003 that I decided to return …

5 Safe Tropical Destinations The perfect vacation for most families and single men and women involves a beach, lots of swimming and warm sunshine. With a list like the one below, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to sunny tropical summer …

5 Safe Cities For Travel Looking for a fun, yet safe city to explore with your family on the yearly family vacation? This list explores some of the safest, fun and breathtaking cities that you can visit with your family this year. Here is a …

European Countries & Muslim Threats People wishing to travel should check their local Department of Foreign Affairs for the most up to date cautions and alerts for travels. With recent events in France and Belgium and an growing problem with Muslim unrest in popular countries …

Tahiti – Queen of The Pacific The beauty of the Tahitian Islands is unmatched and I can still see the thatched-roof bungalows we slept in that were perched above the deep turquoise lagoon waters. One of my safest travel destinations, especially when I travelled alone exploring …

Germany – The Land of Fairytale Castles In the heart of Europe, you’ll find Germany – the land of fairytale castles, breathtaking nature, and some of the world’s best beer. These are all wonderful things to experience, but one of my favorite things about Germany is how …

Kia Ora – Welcome to New Zealand Flying into Wellington’s airport you see this little green dot appear out of the ocean and as you get closer you notice all the tiny little white dots on the landscape. As the plane prepares to land you realize yep …

7 Peaceful Countries Worth Visiting It’s difficult to ignore the tragic events that are occurring around the world, causing a lot of people to just prefer within the comforts of their home. But people are never meant to isolate themselves from the rest of the …

Zika Virus & Your Vacation

The information on current Zika transmission is useful to evaluate the risk for people who have recently returned from or are planning to travel to countries with active local transmission. Countries and territories are categorized as currently experiencing active local Zika virus transmission if local Zika infections have been reported by health authorities within the last three months.

Zika Virus impacts travel destinations globally. Take precautions and check your homeland disease center for the latest updates as virus

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Peace Rank of European Countries

Despite recent events and media focus on negative aspects of society Europe is still considered one of the most peaceful geographical region in the world when looking at the factors correlated by the Global Peace Initiative which include the number and duration of internal conflicts, number of jailed population on a comparative base and the levels of violent crimes and homicides. One of the biggest advances in the ranking for peace came in Portugal which was helped by stability returning

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Peace Rank of North, South & Central America & The Caribbean

The United States rose higher in the ranking of most peaceful countries in the world and while Canada dropped in position it still was the top ranked country for peace in the region and much of the hemisphere. The Caribbean and much of Central America showed improvements in rankings based in part on the low levels of militarism but internal conflicts and division of wealth and power can still be issues as well as the displacement of citizens in places

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Peace Rank of Oceania, Eurasia, Asia Pacific & South Asia

The Asia-Pacific region saw stable rankings among many countries in the area which kept the region in the bronze-medal 3rd place position in peaceful regions behind North America and Europe. Ramping up of tensions in areas of the China Sea caused some downward trends in safety and peace but Thailand, Indonesia, Myanmar and Timor-Leste showed reductions in internal tensions leading to upward swings in ratings. Cambodia and Thailand have worked together to improve neighboring relations that have been historically cold.

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Peace Rank of The Middle East, North Africa & Sub-Sahara Africa

The average peace score of Sub-Saharan Africa dropped somewhat, although it continues to rank ahead of Russia and Eurasia, South Asia, and The Middle East and Northern Africa. Stronger efforts to bolster regional security co-operation helped countries such as Chad, Mauritania and Niger become safer and more peaceful but the threat posed by Islamist terrorist groups has continued to push down the score of many countries in the Sahel and West African region. In other countries, the holding of elections

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Ranking Peace Of The Countries Of The World

Peace Rank of The Middle East, North Africa & Sub-Sahara Africa

Peace Rank of European Countries

Peace Rank of Oceania, Eurasia, Asia Pacific & South Asia

Peace Rank of North, South & Central America & The Caribbean

When we think of peace we envision harmony and quiet, security and tranquility. Peace is what we have when we are not surrounded by civil disturbances, oppressive thoughts, actions or emotions; when we are in security we have

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Travel Alerts & Warnings

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7 Peaceful Countries Worth Visiting

It’s difficult to ignore the tragic events that are occurring around the world, causing a lot of people to just prefer within the comforts of their home. But people are never meant to isolate themselves from the rest of the world so if you’re thinking “Where is the safest place to go on holidays?”, don’t worry because here are seven safe travel destinations for you to visit.

Japan

Japan – A peaceful Country

The Land of the Rising

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