10 Countries Tourists Should Absolutely Avoid

10 Countries Tourists Should Absolutely Avoid

Figures for acts of violence on tourists are difficult to come across, but travel notices are an easy way for travelers to identify which cities to avoid.

The U.S. State Department puts out travel notices when there is a long-standing, extended situation that causes a country to be too risky for regular travel.

The Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs advises Americans to use extreme caution when traveling to these 10 countries in 2014:

10. Madagascar

Since January 2009, Madagascar has been exposed to vicious conflicts and corruption because of governmental discontent. Should you decide to visit, the State Department advises tourists to exercise caution, especially in certain areas.

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