10 Extremely Dangerous Countries Tourists Should Pretty Much Just Avoid

Afghanistan

Foreignpolicy.com

It may come as no surprise that Afghanistan isn’t experiencing a flourishing tourist economy these days. For years now, Afghanistan has been so rampant with terrorism that daily life has become incredibly difficult. For the country’s citizens and especially for tourists. Not only are bombings and armed conflict common, most insurgent groups aren’t exactly on friendly terms with Westerners either. The U.S. government has warned that potential dangers of venturing into the region. They include kidnappings, hostage situations, landmines, and other terrorist attacks. Should you be bold enough to undertake an Afghan vacation, just be aware that the U.S. government has warned of a “severely limited” ability to help you if things should go terribly wrong.