7 places worldwide where taking selfies is completely illegal

Senior couple on the sailing boat cruise taking selfie to remember this beautiful moment that they enjoy together.
(Image credit: Getty Images)

Did you know that there are some destinations in the world where "selfie" is not a word to be thrown around lightly? And taking a quick and harmless self-portrait using whatever device you have to hand can actually be considered illegal?

Yet another report from the team over at ParrotPrint has revealed specific locations and annual events around the world where taking selfies is totally banned for some pretty understandable reasons. 

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.