I'll bet no one ever told you this...
Traveling is a fantastic way to enhance your life. Meeting new people, trying exotic food, and expanding your horizons is always advisable. However, you should do some basic research before you go anywhere. These Redditors were happy to divulge the dirty little secrets that even the travel books won’t tell you.
We have such rampant corruption in Puerto Rico that the one of the largest criminal organizations in Puerto Rico have Police munitions and armor. (Bustyturtlelover)
You would think that it would be in organized crime’s best interest to get the infrastructure back together. Sure, there is short term gain to be made in the churn, but if the population sees your gang working to keep people fed and the lights turned back on, they’re going to be less likely to help the police once things finally return to “normal.” (Spinolio)
In Australia, kangaroos are considered a pest in rural areas and are responsible for countless road accidents a year, many of which end up being fatal. (Demieire)
I went to America once and upon learning that I lived in Australia, the person living next to my hotel room legitimately asked how many kangaroos I own. (Rozace1)
Many of the beautiful, “pristine” places in New Zealand are spoiled by freedom-campers who have no respect for the environment and who don’t abide by “if you carry it in, carry it out.” Because of this, it’s not super uncommon to find partially decayed toilet paper and other detritus marring otherwise beautiful places. (GeebusNZ)