Most Dangerous Vacation Destinations
Traveling is often referred to as the only thing you can buy that makes you richer. But it comes with a lot of risks. From dangerous airports to roads and theme parks, vacation destinations boast thrilling adventure opportunities but hide precarious personal safety conditions.[slideshow:86730]
Certain destinations, however, get a lot of foreign visitors every year. Kenya is preferred for its unique safaris; Turkey is a popular cruise port; Nicaragua is a dollar-friendly country; Egypt has always been an attraction, and Colombia is attracting more and more visitors. But they are not the safest for vacationers.
Sometimes attacks target travelers, while other time tourists are in the wrong place at the wrong time when sporadic violence breaks out. These factors, along with high terrorism threats, crime rates, sexual assaults, and theft have been used as criteria.