|Above, Godzilla peering over rooftops in Shinjuku, Tokyo. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
Since 2017 is just around the corner, some may already be wondering, "Where to vacation next year?"
If international travel is what one desires for 2017, then Condé Nast Traveler has just the thing. They have a new article on the 10 safest countries in the world.
It begins with:
With so many sad, scary stories popping up in the news these days—from a tragic shooting in Orlando to ongoing unrest in Turkey—it can feel like travel is the last thing you want to do. That's one reason why Vision of Humanity, a project of the independent organization Institute for Economics & Peace, makes its annual chart of the most and least safe countries around the world. The Global Peace Index, whose 2016 edition came out today, takes into account factors like numbers of police or security personnel, presence of nuclear weapons, and political instability in order to reach its findings. Unsurprisingly, South Sudan and Syria are the two most unsafe countries in the world to visit right now, but these ten score high marks for locals and travelers alike.Not surprisingly, there is one country that made the ten safest list. Can you guess what country it is? Here's a clue: What country has been regularly attacked by giant monsters for over 60 years?
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