The No Go List: 18 Destinations to Avoid This Year
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Where we choose to spend our tourism dollars can have a massive impact on the world around us. Which is why we should travel well but also wisely. Some destinations on this list face very specific issues that, with a bit of careful planning, can be dealt with quite easily. Other spots are best avoided altogether because of the risk of funding corrupt regimes, exploiting vulnerable populations, or endangering at-risk animals. Here's a 2017 fly-over list for tourists — and where to go instead.