[News] Vietnam Among World’s Safest Places for Solo Female Travel by Time Out

Vietnam among world's safest places for solo female travel by Time Out

Time Out, a renowned British magazine, has recently named Vietnam as one of the top nine safest destinations worldwide for solo female travelers. This recognition positions Vietnam as the sole representative from Southeast Asia on this esteemed list.

The magazine highlights Vietnam’s reputation for safety, stemming from its political stability and low rates of violent crime. Specifically, cities like Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) and Hanoi are touted as ideal destinations for foreigners, offering a secure environment for solo female travelers with recommendations from Vietnam Tour Packages.

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Time Out editors suggest exploring the ancient villages of Hoi An, known for their serene atmosphere and unhurried pace of life. Furthermore, they recommend indulging in the rich culinary offerings of Hue, a city steeped in history as the former capital of the Nguyen Dynasty, Vietnam’s last ruling royal family.

Hue boasts a diverse gastronomic scene, boasting over 1,200 dishes, including iconic delicacies such as bun bo Hue (rice vermicelli with beef soup), Hue-style sweet soup, spring rolls, and com hen, a rice dish featuring locally sourced ingredients like baby mussels (hen) and fresh herbs.

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Alongside Vietnam, the list of safest destinations for solo female travelers also features Sri Lanka, Japan, Australia, Greece, and New Zealand.