Between currency conversions and trying to order your morning brew in a foreign language, there's enough to worry about when travelling overseas without stressing over safety. If you've been contemplating a solo trip and aren't sure where to go, the World Economic Forum's latest report suggests one European country should top your list: Finland. The Nordic nation has officially been ranked the safest place in the world to visit.
Safety isn't the only reason to consider Finland. Vogue points out that it was also recently named the fifth happiest country in the world and is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its independence this year. Considering venturing outside of Europe? Here's the definitive ranking of the safest countries in the world to kick-start your solo trip:
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