10 Of The Most Popular Cities Where Tourists Should Be Careful

Last Updated on November 7, 2018

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There are many amazing and beautiful destinations in the world. Each and every place has something special and unique that attracts tourists from all over the world.

However, it is extremely important to collect as many information as needed about the particular destination you are willing to visit soon. Some destinations are just not safe for tourists.

It’s true that wherever you go in the world, you will find good and bad things but there are some destinations where travelers, visitors, and tourist are more likely to be in danger than in other places in the world.

So, before you book your ticket and pack your luggage, click on next to learn more about the top 10 most dangerous popular tourist destinations!

Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona, Spain

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Who doesn’t wanna go to Barcelona and enjoy the churros con chocolate? We must admit that Barcelona is one of the most beautiful and popular travel destinations that has much to offer. Everything is breathtaking including the culture, the people, the architecture, the food, and also ‘’La Musica’’.

However, what most tourists ignore is that Barcelona is famous for being the capital of pickpockets. They are extremely professionals and can steal your money everywhere, even, in public transport, on the main street, and just whenever they have the opportunity to do so.

Other cities that come after Barcelona are Rome, Prague, and Paris. Hence, be careful and watch your wallet and purse well!

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Cairo, Egypt

Cairo, Egypt

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Cairo is also considered to be one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. It is a legendary city known for its ancient culture and rich history. Visiting this spot on earth is definitely a lifetime experience.

Still, it is definitely not recommended for women to visit it alone as it is considered to be among the most dangerous cities in the world for women.

So, solo women travelers are better to visit this destination with friends and postpone a solo travel vacation to another destination, that’s for your own safety!

In addition, people there, especially those who sell their goods would always cheat on you and sell you things with a double and even sometimes with a triple price! So, don’t be a fool and try to know more details about everything before you land there!

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Pattaya, Thailand

Pattaya, Thailand

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Thailand is really a dream vacation and all the young travelers choose to visit this particular destination to enjoy the outdoor activities as well as the city life!

Pattaya is considered one of the most popular destinations in Thailand. It is true that it is really dirty, but still, travelers keep visiting it from all corners of the world. However, if you have arranged a trip with your friends to Pattaya anytime soon this summer, then, you probably need to be very careful when it comes to food.

Many poisoning cases have been reported and the same thing can happen to you! Therefore, it is better to avoid eating meat and salads there. Locals eat everything with a lot of spices which eventually kill the bacteria and they remain safe! Do you wanna give it a try?

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Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa

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No doubt that South Africa is the best place for those travelers who are seeking the glory of nature. Johannesburg has much to offer! this destination is beautifully gorgeous and incredible!

However, what makes it so dangerous is that the white people are not so welcome in this city. They might be a victim of harassment and everyone would keep gazing at them as if they are coming from planet Mars. It’s true that not all of them are racists but you can say that the majority of them are!

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Naples, Italy

Naples, Italy

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Italy is the land of love and romance and if you think that it is the perfect place to spend your honeymoon, then, you’d better rethink it again!

Like Barcelona, Naples is very well-known for the pickpockets. So, definitely, you are not ready to spend the rest of your honeymoon broken and miserable, right?

Your wallet, camera, and all the other valuable things can be stolen from you in a blink of an eye! So, you’d better watch out!

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Tijuana, Mexico

Tijuana, Mexico

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Tijuana is located right on the borders of the US and Mexico! For this reason, it is mainly visited by American who love to spend a Mexican Weekend! But it is considered to be really dangerous as it is widely known for the drug dealing. In addition to all this, this destination doesn’t really have much to offer, so you’d better stay away and safe!

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Mumbai, India

Mumbai, India

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Millions of tourists visit Mumbai every single year. In fact, it is one of the most visited destinations by tourists. It is definitely a trip that you are highly recommended to take before you die!

Mumbai is the perfect destination where you will learn about bewildering cultures and weird traditions. It is also where you can taste the most delicious and spicy food ever!

However, Mumbai has a dangerous side that can be represented in the food and weather. Also, women travelers are not recommended to fly their alone and it would be better if they travel in groups.

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rio de Janeiro is a very dangerous destination for travelers even if it doesn’t look as so! You can be attacked by thieves anytime and you might be threatened with a knife.

Therefore, make sure you keep your money, phone, and expensive camera safe and avoid visiting the famous Brazilian slums alone unless you are with a guide and a group of people. You can never know what to expect!

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Paris, France

Paris, France

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Finally, we are in Paris! The city of fashion, love, romance, and the fresh croissants! You might be really surprised as most travelers believe that Paris is very safe and nothing can harm them while they are there! Well, sorry for this disappointment, but you’re better to be safe than sorry!

Guess what? there are many pickpockets, beggars, as well as pushy street vendors that try to sell you their goods for very high prices. The best thing to do is not to talk to them at all! As for your valuables try to hide them safely so that you won’t be a victim of theft!

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Dubai

Dubai

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Many tourists would love to visit Dubai and closely witness the Arab culture, taste the food, and meet the locals. While Dubai seems more westernized than many other Arab countries, it is still important to respect their dress code, especially if you are a woman traveler.

This way, you can remain safe and avoid being a victim of harassment! However, when you are inside the hotel, then relax and enjoy your times as you are perfectly safe and secure!

1 COMMENT

  1. No kidding. My sister had a very good camera in a case sitting right there with her at the table in an open air restaurant in Italy. When she left she went to get her camera out and found no camera but three bottles of beer in its place. They are very good and slick.

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