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Some of our favourite holiday destinations have seen troubled times in recent months, from Egypt to Tunisia, Turkey to Greece. But are these places safe to travel to? Our expert writer analyses 10 destinations that have hit headlines, including Iraq, which has started to see its first spate of package deals.
As with all turbulent places, you should always check the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) website before booking a holiday.
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I have just returned from Colombia, I visited Cali, Bogota and Cartagena, I have to admit that I felt safe.
There are dangerous places everywhere in the World, you just have to be sensible. The hotels and restaurants were of good standard, the shopping malls equal to any you would see in Europe, I found the people very kind and helpful, I was probably the only English person in many places I visited, but I only experienced a kindness not always shown in England.
Sun City in South Africa is stunning It has 3 levels of hotels but all are good.
Tunisia is good the hole year round for all.
Iran is a great place but not mentioned ? Tehran has many site to see, Esfahan is stuning the iranian people are so friendly to visitors !!!!!!!!!!!!
I live in India and can tell you that it is the worst place on earth if you are a white woman or Girl ..
Filthy looks and comments and thats apart from every Indian man thinkithat white girls are easy..
Its because of their messed up culture of sexual depravity ! Do not let your daughters travel to India alone.