1001 Places to See Before You Die. Top 10 Must-See Sights in Asia. 50 More Incredible Places for the Pantsless Tourist … we’ve all seen these articles, and others like them, plenty of times before. And the world is full of spectacular, unforgettable locations — you’d be foolish not to check them out.

But there are the truly spectacular places, and then there are the places that everyone just thinks are spectacular. Visiting these places will leave you feeling either very disappointed, very broke, or very unpopular with the locals. (If you’re really unlucky, it might be all three.) Ready to quickly cross some entries off your bucket list without having to haul your Cheetos-stained frame off the sofa?