Travelling the world: what hurdles must be overcome when travelling with mobility issues

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For those with mobility problems travelling overseas can present many challenges. Increasingly, though, hoteliers and tour companies have recognised that disabled travellers can have their needs addressed through a variety of simple adjustments and mobility aids. Problems can affect those who are able to walk for a limited distance and those who are totally confined […]

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Tips for Working Abroad

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If you have recently discovered that you have above average nomadic tendencies, you may be looking to travel on a more long-term basis. One of the easiest ways to do this in a sustainable manner is to work while you travel. Whether it’s contract work, odd jobs, or something more formal, there are lots of […]

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Global pandemics: the possibility and some advice for the traveler


Global pandemics once took a large toll, killing hundreds of thousands, sometimes millions of people. In recent times, hints of a global pandemic have surfaced, temporarily rattling the world, dredging up fears of a new viral juggernaut. SARS, Avian bird flu, and now the Coronavirus, have all made headlines over the past several years. None […]

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How to stay safe in south-east Asia


Image by Aaron Geddes The largest continent, Asia, has tremendous diversity. However, there are some things that are common throughout Asia. Each country’s traditions and culture are very important, and visitors should show respect to all customs. In south-east Asia, the customs are conservative, and women should dress modestly to avoid offending local people and […]

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Travel safety items you should always have with you

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There are a number of travel safety items that we recommend carrying with you on any trip. Many of these become even more important if you are traveling to a developing world area. As safety also includes your personal health, we will include a few travel health items as well. Providing extra security to your […]

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Finding the right credit card for travel

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Choosing the ideal credit card for your travels is an important task. You want to find a card that will be accommodating when it comes to interest and fees, but also one that can provide perks to you as a traveler. You also want a card that is secure — one that is backed up […]

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Is Puerto Peñasco, Mexico a Safe Destination?

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One of the most accessible vacation spots for US residents, especially those living in the Southwest, is Puerto Peñasco, Mexico. Located a mere 100km from the Arizona border, Puerto Peñasco, also known as Rocky Point to American visitors, is close to both sea and desert. But many people wonder about the safety of Rocky Point, […]

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Top 5 Shore Excursions in Queensland

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When you’re going for a cruise down the Queensland Coast, you can get spoilt for choice when it comes to deciding on a shore excursion. From snorkelling and tropical beaches to lively bars and fine dining, there’s something for everyone in Queensland. Here are the 5 top shore excursions in Queensland. Discover the Sunshine Coast […]

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Latest Update on Worldwide Road Safety

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Road accidents happen everywhere. Even the most industrialized, first-world countries that have extensive laws regulating road travel still see numerous fatal road accidents every year. The World Health Organization recently released their 2013 report on road safety (you can see the global status report here. In this post, we will take a look at some […]

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Tips for safely driving alone in Australia

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Driving alone in a foreign country can be an intimidating idea for anyone. Driving the east–coast of Australia has become a frequent haunt for gap year students and travellers in general, though you may find yourself driving across vast expanses before you hit the next speck of civilization. So it’s important to know what you’re […]

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