For most travlers this would probably be a list of place to NOT go, but for some of you it’s probably a checklist of places to visit instead. You’ll find the usual suspects on the list including Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia and more. Not exactly your typical vacation hot spots, but a good list to be aware of none the less.
The article gets a bit philosophical when it discusses whether or not the World is actually becoming more dangerous, or if we actually are just perceiving it as more dangerous thanks to the increasing news coverage around the globe. Forbes seems to lean towards the perception theory. They also discuss how travel abroad is becoming more dangerous as terrorists have begun targeting so called “soft targets” such as tourist sites, commuter busses and trains, and other civilian locations.
Be sure to check out the complete list in the Dangerous Destinations photo gallery.
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