Traveling is indeed a refreshing experience because you will have the opportunity to relax, meet new people and learn about new cultures. As wonderful as traveling may be, it still has its fair share of risks.
Over the years, there have been countless report or women and men who lost their lives during their travels.
As a female traveler, it is important that you have it at the back of your mind that not all countries or areas are friendly to solo women travelers. This does not mean that you should not travel to these areas. But it means that you should take extra caution while you are there.
In this article, we are going to be looking at some countries that solo female travelers should think twice before visiting.
The US has warned its citizens about visiting Egypt because there are a lot of terrorist organizations that have carried out a series of deadly attacks there. These terrorist cells target public buildings, Special Forces, government officials, tourist sites and public transportation centers. Female tourists are among the targets of these cells.
The locals in Egypt are not really friendly to female tourists. Going to the market on your own without a guide is not a good idea because you might be harassed by the locals there.
Respecting the norms and avoiding attention is going the reduce the odds of you being singled out. Covering your hair, knees, wrists, and wearing loose clothing will help you blend in with the locals.
Morocco is another country that is prone to violence especially against citizens of the United States. The US Department of states warns that there are a lot of cases of pick-pocketing, burglaries and other vices in this region.
In order to prevent yourself from being a victim, you have to avoid wearing flashy valuables on the streets. Never should you were, immodest clothing in Morocco. If you do this you will be attracting unwanted attention to yourself.
The resorts in Jamaica are fairly safe, but beyond their border is a community that is filled with crime. Staying at a resort is not completely safe because you might be sexually assaulted.
Doing some research to learn more about the traditions, rules, and regulation of your travel destination will reduce the odds of you making a mistake that could land you in serious trouble.