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7 Unusual But Safe Holiday Destinations

The threat of terror is highly rated in over 45 countries around the world. Presently, summer favorites such as Spain and France have the same rating as Somalia and Pakistan. If you have decided to embark on a holiday and are searching for some fabulous destinations, don’t ruin your day by choosing a country that is battling terrorism. Perhaps you could consider one of these destinations to have a holiday of your dream. 


“The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.” — Samuel Johnson


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Quite a few people visit Mongolia every year in a bid to explore the vast, rugged landscapes and enjoy the conventional celebrations. The atmosphere in Mongolia is great. During the Kazakh Eagle Festival in September, horse riders in traditional clothing perform hunting displays with their Golden Eagles. Organizing a trip to the Mongolian Altai is a must during a visit to this country.


The former British colony is now celebrating its 50th year of independence. It has been named as the “Kingdom in the Sky.” The country has the highest low point with a base altitude of 4593 feet. The best attractions of Lesotho are Sehlabathebe National Park and Maletsunyane Falls. These are the sights that you wouldn’t want to miss.


Turkmenistan, also called as a totalitarian theme park, is a 21-year-old dictatorship of Saparmurat Niyazov. The tyrant has a fetish for building grand monuments. However, the beautiful Karakum desert which has photogenic craters and canyons make a visit to Turkmenistan worthwhile. Since visa restrictions are stringent, travelers should plan ahead before making any travel arrangements.


Moldova is a destination with the least visitors in Europe. In 2015, only 94,000 tourists visited the country. This country has the lowest terror threats. Therefore, you can rest assured of having a great vacation. The country has magnificent monasteries, fine wine, and excellent bird watching opportunities. The availability of fine wine makes this country the second largest consumer of alcoholic drinks on the planet.

Some of the other low-risk European holiday destinations include Switzerland, Poland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, and Slovenia.



If you are trying to find something bizarre, you should visit Madagascar. This is an extraordinary island and is home to a plethora of flora and fauna that cannot be found anywhere else on the planet. Madagascar also has the famous lemurs and nearly 100 species of these primates.

Around 80% of Madagascar’s plant species are endemic along with 90% of its reptiles. The chaotic capital of Madagascar has a number of street markets. It is also encircled by paddy fields, which can make you feel as if you are in Southeast Asia rather than in Africa.

North Korea

Attempting to smuggle any information out of North Korea could get you a sentence to hard labor. Nonetheless, if you are looking for a safe destination for travel, this place has a great record. Getting in is not as difficult as it is made out to be. Therefore, if you are looking for a holiday in one of the most secretive, thought-provoking, frightening, and amusing destinations on the planet, North Korea should be on the list.

The terror threat faced by the country is minimal. You just need to ensure you don’t get into any trouble with one of the many Kims.


Although Armenia is close to Syria and Iraq, the terror threat is on the lower side. Until this day, the glory of Armenia is spiritual, and you can visit a vast number of monasteries and churches within a short time.

You will be surprised to see churches that have been constructed by cutting into rock. We are certain you will not be disappointed with your visit to Armenia.

If you intend to have a holiday that is different and will give you the thrill and the excitement,  consider one of the destinations mentioned above. You will definitely have a great time during your vacation and return with plenty of memories.   

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