10 Popular Cities That Can Be Dangerous for Tourists
With the increasing living standards, a luxurious life which includes traveling the globe sounds far-fetched. The reason is the sky rising cost of travel, accommodation, and entertainment. But there are many organizations that provide a complete package of your vacations under a reasonable amount. It has been often seen that budgeted vacations generally comes with hidden prizes, one of which might be safety.
Though many countries offer affordable vacations at highly discounted prices, such countries are the most dangerous places to travel. Below is the list of top 10 such popular cities to be kept in mind while planning your next vacations.
Barcelona is popularly known as a city of pickpockets. You will not be able to even identify these skillful thieves in the crowd, as they are large in number. It is pretty unsafe to roam on the main street especially in the night. Even your hotel rooms are not safe enough to leave your luggage unattended.
Cairo is a one of the most renowned city and its exotic resorts are very famous in terms of relaxation when you are in a vacation mode. However, is considered not to be very safe for women. The political situation in this city is also not very sound and respective conflict keeps on happening in many areas. The Egyptians in this city are not very trust worthy as well, they will try to cheat you nonstop.
Pattaya is considered to be an eating hub enriched with seafood specifically. This city is one of the dirtiest yet famous tourist destinations. The chances of getting food poisoning are much higher in seafood.
Johannesburg, South Africa
South Africa is a place where 2 oceans meet and is a worldwide famous country for its natural and scenic beauty. However, the threat that lies in this country is that the white people are being harassed, especially in Johannesburg. The worst scenario is that people will stare at you in the streets.
The worldwide famous Italian dish “Pizza” has been invented in Naples. However, this place is having a great theft of robbery and pickpockets. They will come on the scooters and bikes from anywhere around you and will steal or grab your things quickly. Local “businessmen” are also very tricky out there.
This city is a true blend of US and Mexican culture as it is located at the border. US people generally visit here on weekends. However, it is a corporate hub for many drug dealings.
Mumbai is a city of Bollywood, and there is plenty to do and see in Mumbai. Whereas it is quite unsafe for Women to travel alone in the city, as sex crimes are common in this city and police are notoriously inactive against them. There are also a lot of beggars and scammers that you will be threatened within Mumbai.
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
A lot of people got robbed in Rio De Janeiro every year. Moreover, those who are brave enough to try exploring them may open themselves up to kidnapping and murder. Rio is a beautiful place with lots to do but keep your wits.
Paris is considered to be the most romantic city in this world. However, the tourist might get irritated with some of the really pushy street vendors who will try to sell you something you don’t need for a very high price. Your best course of action is not to talk to them at all.
Dubai is one of the cities where women need to be a bit conscious of their dress code. In order to avoid being stared at or even sexually harassed, all you need is to cover your arms and legs. However, you will be pretty secure in your hotel territory.
Hence you see all the places that are quite famous tourist destinations are not always safe and all you need to do is being a bit conscious while planning for vacations in terms of destination selection. However, if you follow simple safety rules, your chances of having a good vacation are very high.
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