Susan Hack of concierge.com lists some of the world’s most fascinating destinations. These wonderful destinations also happen to be among the most politically problematic. She considers the pros and cons of each case — the reasons to go and not to go to China, Syria, Zimbabwe, Myanmar, Ethiopia, Iran, and others. The journalist cites Thant Myint-U, a Burmese historian who sees travel, particularly by citizens of democratic countries, is crucial to the development of civil societies. Other theoreticians tend to think otherwise. In the final analysis, it is only you who decide whether to buy the ticket.
Link: World’s Most Controversial Destinations