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Four Safe Places for Travel in 2020

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Safety is an essential aspect of travel. So, when you do your research about a place you would like to visit, always keep safety as a priority in mind. The coronavirus has taught us this the hard way. But there is some good news. Many places are considered safe to travel to even during the pandemic.

While it might seem challenging to even get plane tickets, and find out about possible quarantine rules if travelling, it does not hurt to get your research done early. Given the many changes to travel recently, give yourself more time to plan a trip. It doesn’t hurt that many establishments are offering good discounts if you commit to a purchase.

So sit back, pour yourself a beverage of choice such as Andre Champagne and watch some videos about your travel destination. Here is a list of places that you can visit that are also free from the virus to get you started.

Experience the Northern Lights and Midnight Sun of Iceland.

While Iceland may not be your favorite place to travel to, it has managed to top GPIs list of the world’s safest places to visit for five consecutive years in a row. Tourists used to avoid Iceland earlier. But in recent years, the country has become a popular travel destination. The tranquillity here makes it an enjoyable experience, and with the Northern Lights during winter, you get to witness mother nature at its best. Similarly, you get to experience the midnight sun during summer times.

Visit the ever-friendly New Zealand.

The Kiwis are warm and friendly people. So, that makes New Zealand the third best place to visit, not to mention the safest too. With some vast and stunning beaches, New Zealand is undoubtedly a loveable place for tourists. It’s Maori culture, vistas, and wine are simply a fad among those who love to travel. Other places of interest include the Auckland War Memorial Museum, the Huka Falls, or even Lake Taupo. You can also enjoy a breath-taking view of Auckland from the Sky Tower. Or, you could go fishing on Matangi Island.

New Zealand is also home to one of the renowned natural wonders in the world, the Waitomo Glowworm Caves. The caves are known for a unique species of glow worms that are found only in New Zealand, called the Arachnocampa Luminosa. The species is also commonly known as the New Zealand Glowworm as they can only be found there.

Go on an adventure in South Africa. 

South Africa is situated at the southern tip of the African continent and is considered safe as it is away from the coronavirus hotspots. You can visit the Kruger National Park, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Boulders Beach, Table Mountains, Apartheid Museum, and uShaka Marine World, among other things. Additionally, you could also travel to the renowned art gallery in Johannesburg or even the Umgeni River Bird Park while you are there.

The Best Time to Visit Hungary. 

While the virus has managed to ward away tourists from Italy and is slowly starting to make its way into the rest of Europe, Hungary is one of those places safe from COVID-19. When in Hungary, you can visit the beautiful city of Budapest, which has got some awe-inspiring historical sites. If history is of interest, then you could be going to the Buda Castle, also known as the Royal Palace. The palace was built and fortified in the 13th century after Mongolia invaded the city. It lies in the southern tip of Castle Hill, in the Budapest Castle District.

So, these are some of the safest places to visit during the coronavirus outbreak. But, most importantly, ensure that you stay safe from the virus.

When it comes to travel, safety should be your primary concern. So, when you check out places you want to visit, don’t forget to check whether they are safe, especially during a pandemic.

Many destinations in this world are safe to visit for tourists, even during the coronavirus outbreak. But, make sure that you stay safe while visiting a place away from home.

Article contributed by Rebecca Siggers . She is a passionate writer and guest blogger. Writing helps her to improve her knowledge, skills and understanding about the specific industry. She loves writing and sharing her knowledge mostly in the travel industry. She believes travelling is the key to a peaceful life and wants to spread her belief across the world. Apart from writing, She loves traveling and reading.

New Zealand image by gloverbh222 from Pixabay 



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