With the gradual improvement of economy, an increasing amount of people are seen taking the airways or roads to travel different nations. However, there are several places, which the travelers should consider while planning for their travel. There are people who think that they will manage all the hurdles and problems coming in their way while traveling to any new nation. Such approaches will lead you to serious problems, and hence you should never take a chance while moving out a place, which falls into this category. There are many countries, which are not safer to travel. If you are planning for a holiday, make sure you avoid traveling to such countries, which fall into danger list. The below is a list of dangerous countries, which you need to avoid visiting.
It is a small Caribbean nation having French African food and culture. However, Haiti remains the most unsettled place owing to the extreme poverty and is seen with practices like black magic, Voodoo and witchcraft. This place was struck with a major earthquake in the year 2010, and such natural disasters in various forms (tropical storms and hurricanes) are seen part and parcel of Haiti. Also, you could see the incidences like riots, looting, car hijacking etc. as rampant in this country. Indeed, Haiti could be called as the most dangerous country to travel in the current scenario.
Though the violence intensity has gone down to some extent as compared to the eighties unrest, yet Columbia is among the danger zones for the travelers. You may find several reasons like spectacular Andres Mountains and beautiful landscapes, but visiting at the cost of several risks is not advisable. Columbia is seen with paramilitary organizations, armed guerrilla and drug traffickers, which seem to add good amount of risks to the tourists. Also incidences like extortion, kidnapping, murder, robbery, drug and car bombings too are common in Columbian cities and towns. Hence travelers visiting these places need to remain always in high alert.
Despite having some good things in South Africa like National wildlife sanctuaries, hiking, good wines and people like Nelson Mandela; South Africa remains a risky place to visit. The uncontrolled crime remains a big concern in this country, in fact it is also known as a rape capital of today’s world. The murder rate is high at places like Cape Town, Johannesburg, etc. Also, the fatal diseases like AIDS and HIV too remain very much rampant in this country.
This country though has some good sites to visit including the Munhumutapa Empire ruins and several other places in the east, yet the deteriorating economic conditions have dragged it into criminal place. Things like robbery, assaults, snatching wallets and belongings from the foreigners are rampant in this country. Hence for travelers planning to visit this place are often discouraged to visit Zimbabwe. People travelling to this place are often recommended to avoid carrying extra jewelry, cash or electronic products.
This country at one hand has several reasons to visit, but at the other site it is pitted with loads of crime like murder, assaults, robbery etc. Owing to the notorious nature, Jamaica is considered as extremely homophobic nation all across the world. The murder rates at this country are recorded the highest in the world, so no reason to risk your life such country.
This country is blessed with places to ski and have sunbath over its different beaches during the day time and you have a number of wonderful scenic spots in Lebanon. It is also considered as the best place to have a great nightlife. However, Lebanon is pitted with a number of dangers and risks, which keeps away the travelers to some extent. There are certain areas in Lebanon especially in the suburbs of Beirut along with the areas near Bekaa valley and Litani River, which remain in the danger zone. There are various active terrorist groups, which wreck havoc on a regular basis by attacking a number of tourist places like Tripoli.
It is a known football crazy country in the world with diverse ethnic groups dwelling all across Brazil. Plus, you could find blossoming green Amazon rain forests, cool beaches, lots of cuisines and carnivals happening in the country. But past few years, Brazil has embarked with a huge rich and poor divide all across the country, which has increased the crime rate to a huge extent. In fact, Brazil now has become a hub for organized crime, where you could see even criminals hiding in any ATM who snatch away your money which you withdraw from the machine. Right from arms trade, human trafficking, drugs, to corruption, you could every crime here. In fact, you name any crime or negative thing, you could see in Brazil, thus making it a dangerous place to travel.
Whether you travel for pleasure or for business, going at the cost of your life and your priceless belongings could be a naïve act. Hence before planning for any country to travel, make sure you check this list and then consider a safe place to visit with your family, friends or colleagues.