After the Russian plane crash that killed all 224 people on board, tourists are being warned about which countries are unsafe to visit.
Statista created a map that shows the 18 countries the Foreign Office thinks travelers (particularly Brits) should avoid. ISIS’ presence is also a threat, and any Westerners currently in Syria are being advised to get out of the country as soon as possible.The entirety of North America is deemed safe, with the real issues beginning across the ocean in Africa, where Russian commercial A321 plane crashed over Egypt last week.
According to The Independent, here are the countries the Foreign Office advises caution traveling to:
Afghanistan, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guinea, Iraq, Libya, Mauritania, Niger, Palestinian territories, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Somaliland, South Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen.
Here are the countries the Foreign Office advises against traveling to altogether:
Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Cameroon, Colombia, Djibouti, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Georgia, Haiti, India, Iran, Israel, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Lebanon, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mali, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Republic of Congo, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, Venezuela, Western Sahara.
SOURCE: The Independent | PHOTO CREDIT: Twitter