How to stay safe in south-east Asia

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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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Discover Amsterdam’s Romantic Side this Spring

This is a guest post focused on a side of Amsterdam that most people don’t talk about. It’s not all hedonism and hangovers in the Dutch city of Amsterdam – in fact the city has a distinct romantic side that makes it the perfect destination for a getaway with the one you love. With so […]

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General Tips for Riding the Rails in France

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France has one of the most well established train networks in Europe. The system has been well maintained over the years and there are a variety of local, regional and even international trains that you can take. Navigating the network is also relatively easy to do if you keep the strategies below in mind. Have […]

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Handy Tips for Travelling with Pets

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If you can’t bear the thought of travelling the world without your best friend, you might want to consider bringing your pet along on your next holiday. However, travelling with pets can produce anxiety for both you and your furry friend without a little bit of planning ahead. There are a few steps you can […]

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