CNN: Your list includes "an overnight stay at a Korean temple" based on an experience you had at a meditation center on Ganghwa Island, South Korea. What went wrong?
Price: That one was the quintessential, "It sounds good in the abstract, and the reality was bad, but it was funny to remember afterwards" [scenario].
It was a chance to live like a monk for 24 hours... it kind of has that peaceful, pleasant connotation to it.
What you don't realize is that monks sleep on the floor, they wear really itchy outfits, they do a lot of community work time and they get up at 3:30 in the morning.
I don't know if any of the places on her list would be something you might want to be sure to avoid for a meeting destination (I can't imagine overnight temple visits are on many meeting agendas), but it might come in handy to know that if you take a Samoan bus during rush hour, someone might sit on your lap. Or not. Anyway, it's just fun reading, and you can contribute your own worst place suggestions, too.