|Hạ Long Bay, a famed destination in the north of Việt Nam. VNS File Photo|Viet Nam News
In addition to beautiful beaches, delicious food and charming scenery, Việt Nam is one of the safest countries worldwide, where tourists can avoid the threat of terrorism, according to a list issued by the Daily Star newspaper.
Việt Nam and Laos were suggested alternative destinations for Thailand, the country judged to be "high risk” because of terrorist attacks in recent years.
Other countries on the list were Laos, Hungary, Switzerland, New Zealand, Fiji, Barbados, Gambia and Iceland.
The countries rated as having a "high risk of terrorism" were France, Spain, Turkey, Australia, Indonesia, Egypt, Tunisia, Israel and Lebanon. — VNS