The 20 Most Dangerous Countries in the World in 2016
We all love to travel around the world, meet friendly locals, take pictures to send to our relatives and learn about new cultures. But the truth is, in 2016, some places – as beautiful as they might be- just can’t be visited if you’re a foreigner.
In 2016, wars, terrorism and authoritarian states still makes some parts of the world very dangerous for travelers. We have ranked 162 countries in order to make a ranking (view the complete ranking here) from the most dangerous to least dangerous country in the world.
Without surprises, the countries at war (Afghanistan, Syria, Sudan, Yemen, …) lead the pack as the most dangerous states. These countries are extremely dangerous, generally because of political instability or civil unrest with high risks of kidnapping.
Here’s the map from the Global Peace Index, showing the state of Peace Vs. War in 2016.
Before you travel abroad, it is advisable to buy a travel insurance program that covers all needs. There are many travel insurance programs, but SafeAround advises the World Nomads program, which covers both health hazards, emergency evacuation, trip cancellation and gear damage/ theft.
Therefore, the insurance will Cover emergency overseas medical treatment ; and you can be compensated if you get mugged and lose your camera, or someone runs and grabs your phone.