The 10 Worst Pieces of Travel Advice

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6. “That [Insert Place Here] Is too Dangerous to Visit”

Why? Because it’s different? Because it’s not as developed as the West? Everyone is fearful of the unknown, but danger is a part of life, no matter where you are. Read up on the places you’re interested in visiting and get educated. Plenty of places that are designated as “dangerous” are not nearly as perilous as their reputations would have you believe. Many reportedly “dangerous” places can be quite safe for educated and savvy travelers. In submitting to fear and skepticism, you risk missing out on a potentially amazing trip.



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