Tuesday, July 16

The countries that are worse to visit than North Korea



North Korea is about as low as a country can get in the international reputation stakes.

One of the world’s most secretive states, it frequently makes headlines for its nuclear testing, and its terrible human rights record.

Visitors are unlikely to see this side of the country; tourism is tightly controlled and limited to organized groups.

However, the experience can take a dark turn for those who don’t follow the rules, such as the American tourist jailed earlier this year for apparently trying to steal a propaganda poster.

Yet, there are destinations that are just as bad if not worse – for tourists to visit.