Traveling is a passion as well as a hobby of many. Travelling enhances self-esteem. We can learn about new cultures by traveling. Then we know different languages as well. Traveling refreshes our minds as well as reduce stress and depression. Some people travel for work. And if you are an artist, you should travel as much as possible because studies found that traveling enhances creativity.
Every country has its beauty, cultures, rules. Things that might be legal in some countries are considered illegal in many. And travelers have to be careful about these things. Otherwise, travelers may get banned as well for life. The US is a famous country; as a result, many people visit it every year. So let’s get to know about things that are banned in the US.
- Brass knuckles
Even though brass knuckles aren’t banned in many countries, however, it is one of the prohibited things in the US. Brass knuckles are a deadly weapon. It can break someone’s face quite easily. I’m in the US; no one can sell or purchase brass knuckles. Certain shops can sell them as they have legal rights from the authorities. And without lawful purposes, no one can buy it. So if you want to travel to the US, and you wear brass knuckles as jewelry. You must remove it before traveling if you don’t want to get yourself in big trouble.
Bushmeat is the name of the meat that people get by killing animals illegally. It can be any animal such as bats, lions, and many more. Bushmeat is banned in the United States for a long time. The reason is that the government wants to protect the country from serious infectious diseases such as Ebola. Even though it is banned, bushmeat is found in many places. And if found by the police, both customers and the sellers have to pay a heavy fine. At times people might have to go to jail as well.
- Shark Fin Soup
Throughout the East, Shark Fin Soup is a trendy food item. Many people love it. However, to make this dish, the shark is the main ingredient. To be more specific, their dorsal fins are present in shark fin soup. So the number of sharks is decreasing and becoming extinct. So in the US, the practice of finning is strictly prohibited. And if found people have to pay a lot of money as acceptable.
- Cuban cigars
People who love cigars are aware that Cuban cigars are the finest ones of all time. However, even though it is many peoples’ favorite, since 2016, it is banned in the United States. Even though people smoke cigars in the US, but particularly Cuban cigars are prohibited.
- Disfiguring money
Some wealthy people in the world love to burn their money. According to the law in the US, it is illegal to deface money. So that means if you try to destroy cash in any way, you will have to pay $1 million.
All these things are banned for good reasons. And people should always follow the rules wherever they go.