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Planning a trip to Europe this summer?? In the wake of the attack on tourists on a Tunisian beach, the UK Foreign Office’s advice regarding popular destinations  makes for interesting reading for many.
Screen Shot 2015-07-04 At 12.26.54 PmPopular holiday destinations, including France and Spain, are presently designated “high threat” as well as Lebanon, Egypt, Australia, Thailand and Tunisia.
Attacks could be indiscriminate and occur without prior warning. Attacks targeting foreigners can’t be ruled out. It also notes there is a threat of kidnapping in remote areas. Tourists are also advised to avoid parts of Israel, particularly along the Lebanese border and near the Syrian border, which are unsettled areas in which tourist could face attacks.
Thailand, which had 26.5million visitors in 2013 is deemed a “high threat” for terrorism. While parts of the  country remain safe, there is an increase in threat towards the south of the country. Travellers to Turkey should avoid areas near the Syrian border but notes that “most visits are trouble-free.” Turkey remains on the “high threat” list however.