Not too long back, traveling alone was the taboo thing for women. Although the things are rapidly changing now & women are looking much more confident than ever to explore the world by their own, sadly, the world around them hasn’t changed much!
For a bevy of reasons, women still need to think quite a lot before embarking upon a journey all by themselves. Fear of sexual assault being the top reason why women would look to avoid traveling alone, the other reasons, including hotel room theft, pickpocketing, cheating, taking undue advantage of a lone person, etc. also have their critical role in thwarting an enthusiastic woman’s ambition of exploring the world without having anybody to accompany!
Thankfully, in the highly unsecured world of today’s, there are few countries & cities which oblige to provide much needed safety against most of the crimes & provide assured assistance in the case of offenses committed against you. Here we have a list of ‘Top 7 Safest Cities For Solo Women Travelers’, which are selected depending upon the statistics of crimes against women & the overall safety index of the nation.
Besides the safety, the stylish, cool appearances & serenity of these cities can be reckoned as the reasons why a solo female traveler should not miss to include them in ‘bucket-list’!
- Auckland, New Zealand:
Renowned as one of the safest country in the world, ‘New Zealand’ is considered as an ideal place for women to travel alone. The nation’s capital city of ‘Auckland’, which is widely known as the ‘City of Sails’ for the exceptionally high numbers of yachts lining its harbors, is a perfect destination for safe traveling. Secluded beaches those run for miles, pleasant atmosphere, thriving nightlife & amiable locals assure the safe & an enjoyable stay in this beautiful city.
- Perth, Australia:
Australia’s thriving city of ‘Perth’ is famous for its transcendent coast line adorned with fine, sandy beaches. The Kings Park of ‘Perth’, visited by nearly 6 million people around the world, is the prime attraction of the city since it is known as the largest inner city park in the world. Getting some tan along Cottesloe Beach or surfing at Scarborough Beach will definitely make it to the good part of your memories!
- Ottawa, Canada:
Canada has always remained courteous & safe for women. Not only ‘Ottawa’, but the entire ‘Canada’ is safe & enjoyable provided optimum precautions are taken. Canadians are generally known for minding their own business rather than being boisterous & mean-minded. ‘Ottawa’, in particular, will make women feel, if it would have been their home, since its vintage market has shops flaunting every possible style of clothing & jewelry of almost every brand in the world! On top of that, some of the best restaurants those flank the bustling market roads will take utmost care of your appetite. So, for Shopaholic ladies, ‘Ottawa’ is a way to go!
- Copenhagen, Denmark:
Almost every city in ‘Scandinavia’ is one of the safest parts of the world for women to stay! Renowned for considerably low crime rates & an astonishingly high index of happiness, ‘Copenhagen’, just like other cities in ‘Denmark’, is a place every woman must visit. The grandeur architecture that reflects the nation’s glory & massive shopping arcades that can allure any die-hard shopper are the most prominent attractions of this beautiful city. Plus, sociable Danish, happy to help, will always be there to make you feel comfortable & safe even while roaming lonely around the streets!
- Marseille, France:
The second largest city of ‘France’ boasts the finest blend of the history & the modern world. Blessed with pristine sea shores, ‘Marseille’ is one of the finest cities one can hardly resist to visit! This Mediterranean city is famous for its gourmet seafood, fine wine & bustling beaches. A boat ride to nearby islands would certainly make a trip to Marseille a memorable one!
- Amsterdam, Netherlands:
Known for the tranquility & an amazing landscape made up of canals, pleasing ‘Amsterdam’ is the city to go for! This incredibly beautiful city proudly flaunts the glory of the Dutch’s golden era, while its adorable gabled houses & lazy canal rides take you to the bygone days of the medieval period! Roaming around the city through nice, cobbled lanes while admiring beauty of the gardens of Tulips & time-bound buildings from antiquity, would certainly relieve your stress & would fill your heart with joy & energy. Additionally, you can also enjoy making new friends & chit-chatting with the locals as most of the Dutch are jolly & comfortable with English.
- Lisbon, Portugal:
Although looks like an odd entry, but believe us, ‘Lisbon’ is one of the better options for women to travel freely without any fear! It’s not just ‘Lisbon’; the entire ‘Portugal’ is nice & warm & is an excellent destination to explore. The exceptionally beautiful historic buildings, gourmet cuisines & delicious wine make it one of the most exotic destinations in the southern Europe. On top of that, well-mannered, courteous Portuguese civilians will always make your stay in this laid back city comfortable & secured.