12. South Korea

South Korea

Here you can take a peek across the de-militarized border to one of the most unsafe countries for solo travel - or any type of travel come to think of it: mysterious North Korea.

It's a lot safer staying in South Korea, where you can enjoy a trip to giant malls and see the man-made Cheonggyecheon Stream in Seoul, the entirely natural and circular Jeju Island or participate in the Mud Festival in Boryeong as a wrestler.

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