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Dangerous Destinations: Places You Can't Visit Right Now But Might One Day (PHOTOS)

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For every generation of travelers, there are the forbidden locations--places where you should not (or cannot) go due to political instability, diplomatic clashes, war or myriad other reasons.

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But over time, as countries settle down and conflicts resolve, many previously off-limits locations often become the newest travel hotspots. This was the case with China and Russia, and we see it today with countries such as Cuba and Myanmar.

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So when we look at the U.S. State Department's Travel Advisory list, we see limitless potential for amazing adventures, including skiing the Middle East, desert treks to remote indigenous villages and lazing on white sand beaches across Africa. Based on our research of these dangerous locations, we've come up with the list of the hottest destinations of the future.

- Megan Taylor Morrison, The Active Times

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