If you are planning a vacation you have probably read a litany of blogs and travel articles detailing the best travel destinations in the world. The detail the cities and countries with the best beaches, restaurants, and nightlife in the world. Most of these articles are dedicates to telling you where the places to vacation are. Hardly any of them are dedicated to describing some of the worst countries in the world. There are many places around the world that travelers should avoid at all costs due to their political climate or extreme poverty. Usually those two things seem to go hand in hand when creating an uninviting climate for vacationers. Here are 10 countries around the world for travelers to avoid.
This country is an especially important place to not visit if you are from the western world. The nation is in a state of political unrest and is thought to house many terrorists’ organizations from around the world. This makes it an unwelcoming and unsafe place for any tourist. The nation of Iran is also known to have a horrible record when it comes to human rights violations as well. It rules under Sharia Law which is known for its horrible treatment of women. Travelers should avoid Iran.