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World's Safest Travel Destination

No Thieves in Switzerland - Dieter Schütz  /
Switzerland recently has had the honors to be included in the top 10 of world's safest travel destinations by Travelers Digest. Although it is definitely nice living in a safe country where street crime is almost non-existent, I was a bit bummed that Switzerland didn't make any of the more attractive top 10 lists. I mean who wouldn't want his country to feature one of the
  • Top 10 Adventures for Thrill Seekers
  • Top 10 Best Airports of the world
  • Top 10 Best Cities to Live In
  • Top 10 Best City Skylines
  • Top 10 Best Places to Watch Sunsets
  • Top 10 Best Wildlife Viewing
  • Top 10 Countries with the Most Beautiful Women
The alps, great paragliding locations, bobsledding, snowboarding or river rafting in Switzerland are not considered thrilling enough I guess. I would claim though that Zurich Airport is one of the nicest and most organized airports in Europe. It's tough to reach the level of service of an asian airport but I think Switzerland is doing pretty well in that aspect as well. Maybe I should write Travelers Digest and suggest they change their lists?! At least Switzerland was excluded from
  • Top 10 Countries with most Incidents of Terrorism
  • Top 10 Least Welcoming Destinations
  • Top 10 Most Dangerous Destination
which is a very comforting thought! However, Switzerland also made it twice to the top 10 of world's most expensive destinations: Zurich and Geneva were included on that list. Not surprising if you remember that both cities also made it to the top of the list of world's most expensive cities published by The Economist earlier this year. I guess Switzerland is all about money after all... :)



  1. Hey there, Dakota from Travelers Digest here. Thanks for the shout out on your blog. We're actually finishing the second part of our article on the world's best airports, which will be about the best European airports and the Zurich Airport is on the list!


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