This has been published everywhere and on every blog, that ‘these places should not be avoided’, must-go-places in world and many more stuff like that. Like everyone has their own bucket list. But have you ever imagined how disgusting it can be for you to go to these places. Here are 10 countries a traveller should avoid visiting – especially for the time being. Whether it’s political unrest, economic turmoil or concerns about disease outbreaks, but you might not come close to make these places final for your bucket list.
1. Democratic Republic of the Congo
The Democratic Republic of the Congo has a turbulent and troubled history, stretching back decades. Congolese Civil Wars ransacked the country, which began in 1996 and are ongoing today.
Most people are more than aware of the situation in Syria right now; the outflow of people from the country has been headline news for months. If so many citizens are trying to escape the conditions of their country, it’s probably not a place you want to be traveling to.
Located on the Arab Peninsula, the country of Yemen has been teetering on the edge of civil war for years. The country experienced an Arab Spring revolution in 2011. Unrest and violence continued through 2014, and the government resigned en masse in January 2015.
While some of the Ukraine may be safe to travel to, including western regions and the capital city of Kiev, ongoing tensions in Crimea and the Donetsk region have made traveling through Ukraine’s eastern reaches much more dangerous.
Turkey is a wonderful place, although tourism to Istanbul, Turkey’s capital, has been increasing over recent years, so too has the risk of violence. The country has been a target for terrorist organizations, especially due to its proximity to Iraq and war-torn Syria.
Kidnappings are one of the major things Venezuela known for. Where victims are held for only a few hours while their loved ones gather funds to free them, are common.
Who haven’t heard about this place? Somalia is a failed state and entered a state near-lawlessness in the 1990s. The large areas of Somalia are controlled by extremist groups such as Al-Shadaab, an al-Qaeda affiliate, which has planned and carried out many attacks, including a December 25, 2014, operation at Mogadishu International Airport.
Kenya has very known college in Nairobi and 147 people had lost their lives when gunmen opened fire on a college, this incident took place on April 2, 2015. These kinds of incidents had been targeted airports, resorts, public transportations etc., and Kenya faces threats every year for same.
Well, this might sound hell but its truth that in early November 2015, a funeral in Bangladesh was bombed by a terrorist faction. The threat of violence against visitors appears to remain credible.
10. Sierra Leone
Africa’s west coast has countries like Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, were the epicentre of Ebola epidemic. After a huge Ebola strike in 2014 at Sierra. It’s in the U.S. Department of State’s watch list. Also, U.S. advices against all non-essential travel to the country, as new infections may occur.