These are seriously unnerving.
Traveling the world can be one of the best experiences in anyone’s life. It comes with some complications though. Finding yourself alone and in a place you’ve never been can be extremely stressful.
In situations when you’re out of your element, people might get a little bit more spooked than they ordinarily would… But once you read these stories, you’ll understand that traveling to a foreign country can be a pretty unsettling experience.
Not as bad as most of these, but I went to Kiev shortly before the conflict broke out, and the very first thing I saw walking out of the train station was this enraged nude guy savagely beating random passersby with a leather belt, right outside of the station and everyone was walking around him like it happened all the time. (YeahButThatsNothing)
Bangkok October 2016, a taxi driver held me “hostage”. Wanted me to pay 120$ for a 15 minute ride. I told him to keep dreaming and he claimed he would take me right to the police station and have me arrested big time. He kept driving fast and wouldnt let me out. Finally, he lets me go after some harsh negotiations and yelling. (pinnersnitch)
I had a friendly 155mm white phosphorus round fall short and blow up about 100 yards in front of my vehicle. (Rambo_Brit3)