One of the questions I get asked a lot is about staying digitally safe while exploring new territories. Today, I’m diving into the world of VPNs – specifically,, my go-to for online security and freedom, and discussing the best VPN countries for travel, to go inline with my series on the best VPN for cheaper flights (be sure to check that out HERE too!).


1. Why Choose a VPN Country Wisely

First off, why does the VPN country matter? Well, it’s all about speed, reliability, and, crucially, the digital freedom it offers. Some countries have stricter internet regulations, which can affect the content you access. Using a VPN like Private Internet Access allows you to connect to a server in a country with more lenient policies, ensuring you stay connected to your favorite sites and services without a hitch.

2. Singapore – The Speed Demon

When I’m in need of lightning-fast internet speeds to upload my latest blog post or share updates with my followers, I connect to a server in Singapore. This tiny powerhouse ranks high for internet freedom and boasts some of the fastest connection speeds globally. It’s perfect for digital nomads who can’t afford to be slowed down by buffering or lag.

3. Switzerland – The Privacy Fortress

For those of us who value privacy above all else (and really, who doesn’t?), Switzerland is the gold standard. Known for its strong data protection laws, connecting to a Swiss server via gives me peace of mind, knowing my online activities are shielded by some of the most robust privacy regulations in the world. Whether I’m accessing my bank accounts or just browsing, I know my data is secure.

4. United States – The Land of Content

As much as I love discovering new cultures, sometimes I just want to catch up on my favorite shows from back home. The US is home to a vast array of content, but geo-restrictions can often stand in the way. By connecting to a US server, I bypass these barriers, getting instant access to streaming services, sports broadcasts, and more, all without leaving my beachside hammock.

5. Japan – The Gamer’s Paradise

For my fellow travelers who unwind with video games, Japan’s servers offer an unbeatable experience. Japanese game servers are among the best in the world for both speed and exclusive content. Plus, Japan’s commitment to digital innovation means I’m always connected to the latest in gaming, even if I’m exploring the ruins of an ancient temple by day.

6. Netherlands – A Torrent of Freedom

Lastly, for those times when I need to download large files quickly and securely (think new software to edit my travel videos), the Netherlands is my go-to. With lenient policies on torrenting and high-speed connections, I can get what I need fast, without compromising on security or privacy. It’s a reminder that even in the digital realm, freedom is just a click away.

Wrapping Up

Choosing the right VPN country isn’t just a technical decision; it’s about ensuring that our digital world is as boundless and secure as the physical one we love to explore. With, I’ve roamed freely, shared my adventures, and stayed connected to what matters most, no matter where in the world I find myself. So, before you set off on your next journey, consider how a VPN can not only protect you but also open up a world of possibilities. Safe travels, both in the physical and digital worlds, my friends!

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