50 Places Women Should Never Travel Alone

Tallahassee, Florida

There is no denying that Florida is a popular tourist destination for its scenic beaches and balmy weather. For all its good qualities, women planning to traverse the streets of Tallahassee may want to take a few other people along. In 2015, their crime rate was almost three times higher than the national average.

Tallahassee also has the seventh highest rate of rape across the country. Women traveling alone in Tallahassee are immediately at risk for sexual assault, even in the Sunshine State.

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Although overall crime has gone down slightly, traveling to Honduras on your own isn’t exactly the best-case scenario. The country has one of the highest murder rates in the entire world. Due to gang violence, armed robbery, and rape, the UN has named Honduras as one of the most dangerous places to travel to.

In fact, the National Commission for Human Rights reports that 90% of female fatalities were not investigated over the past decade. If Honduras is still calling your name, stick to the touristy areas—but even then, women should exercise extreme caution.

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Matyas Rehak / Shutterstock.com

Saudi Arabia

This is somewhat of a no-brainer, since remarkably few women’s rights exist here and incidents of kidnapping and assault are commonplace. Tourism visas aren’t a thing, so if you’re traveling alone, you’re probably going for business, to visit family, or to make the Hajj pilgrimage. Even so, you need a male sponsor or guardian with you if you’re under forty-five, which certainly doesn’t sit well by American travel standards.

Saudi laws and practices are consistently horrible to women, so it’s best to not attempt to travel there at all—unless Dad goes with you.

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Fedor Selivanov / Shutterstock.com



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