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World’s Most Dangerous Travel Destinations Revealed
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World’s Most Dangerous Travel Destinations Revealed

Are you planning your next vacation? Then better check this map by International SOS and Control Risks to see if you’ll come back alive. Zika virus and terrorism made 72 percent of people believe that travel risks are higher in 2017 compared to 2016. In addition, 57 percent expect 2018 to be even more dangerous.

The map was released together with Ipsos Mori survey, that provides insights about travelers’ experiences around the globe. While potential terror attacks are the main concerns (51 percent), in reality, the biggest harm comes from petty crime and poor road safety.

According to this year’s research, the most dangerous countries are Syria, Afghanistan, Yemen, Libya, Darfur, Somalia, South Sudan, as well as Timbuktu and Kidal regions in Mali. On the flip side, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Denmark, Switzerland, and Slovenia are thought to be the safest. Main criteria for rating a country’s danger level were its government’s exercised control and the threat of various kinds of violence to travelers.

More info: internationalsos.com (h/t)

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RobaczekBaczek
Community Member
5 years ago

Is it joke??? Poland or Slovakia are more dangerous than France or Belgium?!?! Haha are you kidding? LOL, please tell me about 1 (ONE!!!) terrorist attack in Poland/Slovakia. Our countries are most safest in whole world but of course your political correctness doesn't allow you to tell the truth. Believe me you have a 10 times greater chance to be robbed in France, Germany, Belgium, Holland than in Poland. United States safer than my country XDDDDDD LOL. Nice try lefties.

Laurens Pilger
Community Member
5 years ago

Terrorist attacks hardly define danger in a country. More people die from walking through a red traffic light on a daily basis, than people die from terrorist attacks. I get the feeling this list is made with attention to diseases and health care, otherwise Venezuela would light up a very bright red since it is home to the most dangerous cities in the world.

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.gas.
Community Member
5 years ago

Whoever made U.S. green has obviously never been in a big city there at night.

RobaczekBaczek
Community Member
5 years ago

SWEDEN one of the safest country in the world XD Panda you made me laugh today! Capture-58...09d74c.jpg Capture-582dba309d74c.jpg

Matleena Korhonen
Community Member
5 years ago

I'd take this picture with a grain of salt. I can imagine that people do _report_ more rapes in Sweden though, than for example in UAE. I think they are also more informed about their rights and what is considered rape, what probably makes the numbers higher.

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RobaczekBaczek
Community Member
5 years ago

Is it joke??? Poland or Slovakia are more dangerous than France or Belgium?!?! Haha are you kidding? LOL, please tell me about 1 (ONE!!!) terrorist attack in Poland/Slovakia. Our countries are most safest in whole world but of course your political correctness doesn't allow you to tell the truth. Believe me you have a 10 times greater chance to be robbed in France, Germany, Belgium, Holland than in Poland. United States safer than my country XDDDDDD LOL. Nice try lefties.

Laurens Pilger
Community Member
5 years ago

Terrorist attacks hardly define danger in a country. More people die from walking through a red traffic light on a daily basis, than people die from terrorist attacks. I get the feeling this list is made with attention to diseases and health care, otherwise Venezuela would light up a very bright red since it is home to the most dangerous cities in the world.

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.gas.
Community Member
5 years ago

Whoever made U.S. green has obviously never been in a big city there at night.

RobaczekBaczek
Community Member
5 years ago

SWEDEN one of the safest country in the world XD Panda you made me laugh today! Capture-58...09d74c.jpg Capture-582dba309d74c.jpg

Matleena Korhonen
Community Member
5 years ago

I'd take this picture with a grain of salt. I can imagine that people do _report_ more rapes in Sweden though, than for example in UAE. I think they are also more informed about their rights and what is considered rape, what probably makes the numbers higher.

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