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Trekking in Nepal post earthquake: is it safe?

By , Travel Insights Editor Nepal main-featured

Trekking in Nepal after the 2015 earthquake. is it safe? Which treks are open, and more importantly will World Nomads cover me if there's another quake? Get the details here.

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Author: Phil Sylvester

How to Stay Safe in Rio: The World Nomad's Perspective

By , Travel Insights Editor Brazil main-featured

Rio de Janeiro is a city defined by its division. The gaudy wealth of Ipanema and Copacabana are juxtaposed with the crowded poverty of the favelas. The landscape, squashing the city between the mountains and the surf, only brings this into tighter focus, often resulting in the violent clashes and crimes that have earned Rio a reputation. But how dangerous is Rio? Read more...

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Author: Phil Sylvester

5 things I wish I knew before going to France

By , Travel Insights Editor France main-featured

If France has anything, it has a reputation. Depending on you who talk to, Paris is either the “City of Light” or  something, well, not quite as passionately enthusiastic. Any way you cut it, there’s nowhere in the world quite like it.

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Author: Phil Sylvester

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