Skip to comments.The Most Disappointing Travel Destinations on Earth
Posted on 12/07/2014 10:59:06 AM PST by BettyprobEdited on 12/08/2014 4:14:54 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
We’ve all built up a trip in our minds, only to find it’s not remotely like the brochures.
1. Los Angeles: ‘The whole city is a lie’
LA was one of the biggest let-downs for holiday-makers.
Travelers expecting Hollywood glitz and glamour were shocked to find what they called a run-down, dangerous and dirty urban sprawl.
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I could spend all summer, every summer in Michigan’s upper Peninsula and do it at a fraction of the cost of globetrotting.
Jamaica should be on the list. One step off any resort is squalor.
It is; #7.
A summer on the waters of Southeast Alaska with at least a 38 foot boat. Pure Heaven on Earth. Period.
I tried to read the source link, but it was a mess on my browser. I’m not surprised it made the list.
4. Paris: Worst city on earth
5. Venice: A gigantic tourist trap
6. Dubai: Smoke and mirrors
7. Jamaica: I will never go back
8. Bali: Every beach sucks
Give me wilderness or I may as well stay home.
I’d like to see Iceland, Siberia, the Australian outback, New Zealand, those kinds of places.
Probably, although LA is admittedly a dump. I would love to go to Egypt and Stonehenge...and even Venice.
Stonehenge, and surrounding area, was fascinating.
Can't speak to the Pyramids, or to Paris.
Zucotti Park. I heard it was the center of free thinking progress. But it turned out to be infested with smelly vermin who never showered and didn’t know how to use a toilet.
My vote goes for Gettysburg, Pa. Lovely place with interesting history~~part of America’s story.
Plus, if your into hauntings~~~you got that too!
Instead of going to those henges they should visit Carhenge in Alliance, Nebraska!
Vegas sucks. I went there on business once for a conference. The only way I’m going back is if I have a nuke in the trunk of my car.
We stayed at the Luxor because they had $50 rooms. I knew it was a mistake the second I walked in. The place stank like the ashtray of a 30 year old taxi. I had to wait in line for an hour and a half to check in. I would’ve canceled and went somewhere else but in Vegas, your credit card gets billed the second you hit the send button for a reservation and it’s non-refundable.
There’s two Vegas’s. The 1%-ers get the special restaurants, bars, swimming pools, and everything else that have no waiting, a dozen people in the place, and an over-manned staff that waits on them hand and foot. The rest of us are livestock.
Due to the numerous complaints, our conference was in Vegas once and it’s never going back. Thanks for the education. Screw you, Vegas.
Most places in CA aren’t what they are cracked up to be. San Francisco isn’t that great. There are some good places to eat and the Golden Gate and Alcatraz are nice, but otherwise it’s not that great of a place.
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