Forbidden travel: The psychology behind our fascination with off-limits destinations

From people making forbidden trips to visit the world’s tallest tree to tourists taking mopeds for a ride through Pompeii, some of us love to go where we shouldn’t.

The sometimes irresistible draw of risky travel means people often defy the rules despite facing possible fines, imprisonment and other punishments.

Beyond banned destinations, locations that are at risk of disappearing also draw huge crowds – even when increased visitor numbers cause further damage to the places we want to see most. Thousands of people every year flock to delicate and beautiful regions that might not be the same by the end of the decade.

So why do we do it and what

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