#10 Slovenia from Worried About Traveling? These Are the 10 Safest Countries to Visit (Slideshow)

Worried About Traveling? These Are the 10 Safest Countries to Visit (Slideshow)

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#10 Slovenia

Although Eastern Europe was the site of violent turmoil in the 1990s, Slovenia (which emerged as an independent nation in 1991 after the distintegration of Yugoslavia), survived and — somewhat surprisingly — have become one of the safest nations in the world. The country now rarely sees any terror activity or violent protests, engages in few internal conflicts, has low crime rates, and boasts a relatively high police presence. All of this has helped keep the peace in this beautiful nation, which owns a small but extremely scenic amount of coastline, offers plenty of stunning Alpine scenery, and experiences more tourism with each passing year.

Perhaps Slovenia’s secret to safety has something to do with its high wine-consumption rate and plans to build a beer fountain.