Deciding where to travel often requires an in-depth search into the safest countries, whether you’re a solo traveler, a group of females or just want to limit the potential of danger as much as possible. According to travel insurance provider Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection, the countries below have been identified as the world’s safest for Americans to visit. The study collected survey results from 2,000 travelers and combined them with local crime rates, terror threats, social welfare and the U.S. State Department’s safety ruling.
With a score of 3.11, Ireland was designated as the world’s safest country, which also ranks high on the Global Peace Index.
Australia just barely trails Ireland as a nation that experiences low rates of violent crime and political instability.
Despite the rise in tourism in recent years, Iceland is still considered an extremely safe country for Americans. A small-town vibe and generally even-keeled populace contribute to the country’s high social support system and safety.
Although this central European country can be one of the most expensive to visit, it’s also one of the safest, with a safe place score of 2.87.
Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland are also expensive to visit but enjoy low crime rates and low levels of political violence.
Oaxaca is, without a doubt, a city so impressive one must experience it firsthand to understand its splendor. It is an incomparable place that will leave you in awe of its cultural wealth, a place that invites you to experience the extraordinary. In this light, Posadas celebrates the opening of Grand Fiesta Americana Oaxaca, an irresistible option for enjoying this magnificent state in an exclusive and fascinating way.
Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly (and, now, Sisterly) Love, has been climbing the charts as a city to see for years — this year in particular. A few reasons? Constant innovation, world-class dining, personality to spare and a slew of fun events and locales.
IMAGINE SETTING SAIL IN AN EXOTIC, far-flung destination, just you and your family or group of friends aboard a private yacht. The sun warms the deck, a soft breeze dances off the water, and an über-attentive crew caters to your every whim while the personal chef whips up the finest of the local cuisine with all of your culinary preferences top of mind. All the while, the captain navigates the yacht into secluded coves; to pristine, seemingly undiscovered beaches; or even to the hottest spots along the coast for a night out on the town.
You’ve booked your flights, you’ve found your hotel, you’ve spent the last six months dreaming about your trip. One problem? You don’t know what to do once you get there. If only there was an app that acted as your own personal tour guide, that led you to the city’s top sights and hidden gems, helping you make remarkable discoveries …