No one wants to dwell on the past. However, while we witnessed progress in terms of traveling last year, there were still some setbacks. With the emergence of the coronavirus variant, Omicron, and increasing concerns about crime and personal safety, it seemed only apropos to focus on some of the best options.
This was assembled based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance, U.S. State Department advisories, and info from the 2021 Global Peace Index (GPI)—which rates over 160 nations across the globe based on the amount of security, societal safety, ongoing international and domestic conflict and militarization, and crime-related data from the Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection List. Here then, are nine of the safest places to travel.
9 Of The Safest Places To Travel
1. The United Arab Emirates
The United Arab Emirates, or UAE, is situated at the eastern end of Western Asia’s Arabian Peninsula. Its capital is the scenic city of Abu Dhabi. Its most populous city is the coveted destination of Dubai which is also an international hub.
This is perhaps one of at least a dozen different nations to earn a Level 1 travel advisory in 2022. The CDC reports that there is a “low level of COVID-19” here. It’s slotted in at 26 on the GPI. Be on your best behavior as flogging is still a legal punishment here.
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