Disappointing Travel Destinations

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Plastic garbage all over the beach. Bali in 2018 is one of the most disappointing travel destinations on Earth.

Disappointing Travel Destinations | You dream about traveling to the Pyramids of Giza, to L.A., Bali, Petra. But your budget is tight and there would be equally tempting options such as Amsterdam, Paris, Cebu. And guess what. Instead of choosing Paris you booked a trip to the Pyramids. Once arrived you only stayed at the pyramids for 15 minutes and it was a horrible experience. To avoid such unpleasant pitfalls, here are some of the most disappointing travel destinations on planet earth that you should therefore avoid.

8 Disappointing Travel Destinations

Casablanca (Morocco)

Disappointing travel destination Casablanca
Disappointing travel destination Casablanca

Male (Maldives)

Disappointing travel destination Male Maldives
Disappointing travel destination: Male, capital of the Maldives.

Giza (Egypt)

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A very disappointing travel destination: Pyramids of Giza in Egypt.

Four Corners Monument (U.S.)

Disappointing travel destination Four Corners Monument
Disappointing travel destination: Four Corners Monument, U.S.

Sakura Bloom (Japan)

Disappointing Travel Destination Sakura bloom Japan
Disappointing Travel Destination Sakura bloom in Japan.

Naples (Italy)

Disappointing travel destination Naples Italy
Disappointing travel destination Naples, Italy.

Petra (Jordan)

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Ancient site of Petra in Jordan at night.

Los Angeles (U.S.)

Disappointing travel destination Los Angeles
Disappointing travel destination: Los Angeles.

And when you think this can’t get worse, it actually does. Here are some links to like minded blog posts, dealing with overcrowded, forgotten or dangerous tourist spots ->

Overcrowded, Forgotten, Dangerous

7 Forgotten Tourist Destinations
7 Tourist Destinations to Avoid
Overcrowded Tourist Destinations

Sometimes tourists need to avoid entire countries. Consequently this hurts! Madagascar, Yemen, Syria are off the radar at the moment. No chance to visit Damascus, Sanaa, or the Baobab streets in Western Madagascar. See what else you miss out on ->

Countries to Avoid

… in Africa Somalia, Madagascar
Latin America Venezuela, Colombia, Mexico
Asia North Korea, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Saudi-Arabia, Yemen, Syria


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