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Most disappointing place you've been to

Old Jul 14, 14, 11:57 pm
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Most disappointing place you've been to

You dreamed for years to go to X, and then you went, and...

Tell your tale.
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Old Jul 15, 14, 12:15 am
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Most disappointing place you've been to

United Lounge, SFO.

And...to that I would add Seoul. Always thought it would be interesting but What I found was despairing. Getting out of Seoul to the south coast of Korea was much more interesting.
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Old Jul 15, 14, 12:52 am
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Bucharest, Romania. Always wanted to see "Little Paris".

It's a dump and nothing works; the public transport is beyond infuriating. Don't go. Ever.
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Old Jul 15, 14, 5:17 am
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Here's 33 pages of opinions. Mine would be Venice Beach, CA.

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/trave...e-visited.html
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Old Jul 15, 14, 7:17 am
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Most disappointing place you've been to

Dubai
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Old Jul 15, 14, 7:35 am
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I hated South Korea, but seeing as I had never looked forward to going there, I guess it doesn't count for this thread.
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Old Jul 15, 14, 7:38 am
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I lived in Korea for two years. It's an amazing place to live, but not the most exciting place to visit.
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Old Jul 15, 14, 8:19 am
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Most disappointing place you've been to

Djibouti - the hands down winner.
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Old Jul 15, 14, 8:24 am
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Las Vegas. I thought it would be glitzy and exciting. Instead it was tacky and crowded with obese people and life's losers.
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Old Jul 15, 14, 9:01 am
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Originally Posted by waygora View Post
I lived in Korea for two years. It's an amazing place to live, but not the most exciting place to visit.
I lived there as well. But hated it.
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Old Jul 15, 14, 9:27 am
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Can agree with all above...

Korea, Dubai, and LV where all underwhelming.
Was also rather meh about Berlin, and to be honest, while I quite like it and it does have a lot to offer I don't think Paris lives up to the hype.
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Old Jul 15, 14, 9:49 am
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Mumbai was nearly an open sewer and if you take a morning train, you can watch people defecate the whole way
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Old Jul 15, 14, 9:52 am
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Vegas.
Brussels.
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Old Jul 15, 14, 10:08 am
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Originally Posted by LAXbear View Post
Djibouti - the hands down winner.
What were your expectations? Not knowing much about that part of the world, I can't say mine would be very high.
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Old Jul 15, 14, 10:16 am
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For years and years I had wanted to go to Arches national park. I thought I'd be sleeping amongst red rock and getting up to watch sunrise through an arch and watching stars through arches and so on. Never quite made it there. Till I did.



Once there, I tried for several hours to maintain a positive attitude. It's popular because it's beautiful, I said to myself.

That can't excuse the masses of screaming humanity that scream their way through every nook and cranny. I saw one arch, well a double one actually, count them, and that's that. Screaming. People. Adults.

I tried again the next day, but it was no better. I tried hard to enjoy it.

Oh, and the main concentration of arches, Devil's Garden, was closed.

I could have gone back at night, but I was too worn out and never wanted to go there again.

I saw one arch outside the park. Guess what. People. Hundreds. All screaming.

Of course, it was very hot too, which didn't help.

I now hate arches as a natural phenomenon and never want to see one again.


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