Hanoi has joined a list of best places for solo travelers alongside Asian destinations like Japan, South Korea and Thailand as compiled by American news site BuzzFeed.

The list of best and worst places for solo travel was chosen based on responses of solo travelers on Reddit, an American social news aggregation and discussion website.

Ireland, the Netherlands, Argentina and New Zealand were also recommended as the best destinations for solo travel while India, Paris, Egypt and South Africa were deemed the worst place to travel alone due to safety concerns./.