Daniel W. Drezner

My ultimate vacation itinerary

I like taking vacations off the beaten path — one of my favorite trips was to Samarkand, Uzbekistan at the height of summer.  It should not be surprising, then, that this Foreign Policy list of the most alluring and inaccessible places for an American to visit is like catnip to me. Go check out the ...

I like taking vacations off the beaten path — one of my favorite trips was to Samarkand, Uzbekistan at the height of summer.  It should not be surprising, then, that this Foreign Policy list of the most alluring and inaccessible places for an American to visit is like catnip to me. Go check out the list.  My favorite fact:  fewer than 500 American tourists have visited North Korea since the end of the Korean War. 

Daniel W. Drezner is a professor of international politics at Tufts University’s Fletcher School. He blogged regularly for Foreign Policy from 2009 to 2014. Twitter: @dandrezner

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