50 Places Women Should Never Travel Alone

Machu Picchu, Peru

While the ruins themselves shouldn’t raise alarm for solo female travelers, the problem with visiting Machu Picchu is that there are some seriously dangerous areas surrounding it.

Travel routes leading to Machu Picchu and the rural areas surrounding the ruins are home to multiple terrorist groups and drug-trafficking cartels. Not only does this make solo travel unsafe for women, but it makes solo travel a bit too perilous for anyone to consider. Unless you’re Walter White, of course.

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Martin Gardeazabal / Shutterstock.com

Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok has all the potential for an amazing adventure soaked in neon lights—but it carries equal potential for a nightmarish ride through a volatile city. Organized crime is a pressing issue, and tourists traveling alone are popular targets.

Police in Thailand also have a reputation for not caring too much about helping tourists out. Your purse was stolen and you’re penniless? Move along, lady!

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This is the type of destination that can truly change you, both spiritually and mentally. Unfortunately, women looking to travel alone should keep in mind that Israel is incredibly volatile. Bomb attacks and other acts of terrorism have become commonplace.

Although tourist activity is still extremely high, tourists are suggested to travel in groups, not alone.

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We buy their albums, tickets to their movies, and all the products, brands, and questionable colognes that they endorse. Surely that’s enough to quell the hungry egos of some of the world’s biggest celebrities. Well, not exactly. You see, immortalization via cultural significance, world records, and millions of dollars sometimes isn’t enough. Tradition dictates that our celebrity idols need to be re-created in gold, bronze, wax, and stone, so not even the elements can dismantle the memory of their monumental rise to the top.

How to Become a UNESCO World Heritage Site

If you’re an active traveler or live in a uniquely historic part of the world, chances are you’ve been exposed to UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This phrase is thrown around frequently. When we first hear it, the first thing that comes to mind is that it must represent something historic and old. Many UNESCO World Heritage Sites are famous buildings, landmarks, or areas that are renowned because of their beauty and historical significance.