Check out these off-beat locations where some intrepid adventurers are choosing to spend their vacations. Of course, proceed with caution and always check the government health and travel advisories before you go.
Since U.S. tourist travel is not allowed, it's not the easiest place to visit. But as the pop stars Jay-Z and Beyonce (at top) proved, it can be done. Under the Obama administration, the embargo with Cuba remains in place, but travel restrictions for cultural purposes have been loosened. Any trips to the Caribbean country must be licensed by the Treasury Department.
For U.S. citizens, tourist travel is banned. However, it is possible to go with a licensed cultural group. And with organizations like National Geographic and the Metropolitan Museum of Art offering tours, more and more are signing on to do just that.
The country's most high-profile visitor, Dennis Rodman, said he'll be back to vacation with his new bestie, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. InRead More »from Forbidden travel destinations you can visit