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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 United States
New Orleans neighborhoods: what to see and do. Figuring out where you are in a city that defines itself more by how people inhabit a space than by geographic lines can be a daunting task, but let’s try anyway.
Thu, 2 Jul 2015 Tonga
Getting around Tonga will generally be fine. There have been some blips on the country's maritime safety track record, with the sinking of ferry Princess Ashika ceasing all inter-island travel temporarily in August 2009.
Fri, 10 Jul 2015 Slovakia
Slovakians value their privacy and close ties, so they may seem distant and reserved at first. This gradually changes once they get to know you. You should always address people by their family names unless you're invited to use the first.
Sun, 14 Jun 2015 Mongolia
From border bureaucracy to road rage to extreme temperatures, Mongolia demands that you pay attention to your surroundings and prepare accordingly. It is not an easy place to travel, especially if you're by yourself, but the rewards are worth it.
Mon, 2 May 2011 Worldwide
The US and other foreign government are warning their citizens that extremists and Al Qaida splinter groups are very likely to attempt to take revenge after the US announced it had found and killed Al Qaida figurehead, Osama Bin Laden These ...
Mon, 15 Jun 2015 Turkey
Terror in Turkey? Or just a lot of gobble? The words ‘Terrorist threat’ can inspire many feelings in travellers: Fear, unease, and in many cases, irrationality.
Thu, 9 Jul 2015 France
Two weeks after the U.S. controversially issued a non-specific, Europe-wide terror alert, new information has been revealed about a threat. The French Interior Minister has revealed Saudi Arabian intelligence sources told his government several ...
Sat, 4 Jul 2015 Germany
When you hear about possible terrorist attacks in Europe, Germany is usually among the countries mentioned as a target. This certainly isn't a reason to avoid travelling there, but there are a few simple tips that can help you avoid getting caught up in a risky situation, or just make security checks quick and painless.
Fri, 26 Jun 2015 Cambodia
Cambodia is a lively country, and the cities that house most of its population have their own trendy nightspots and recognisable pubs to enjoy. While a night out in the Sisowath tourist strip in Phnom Penh (also known as the Riverside) might seem inviting, with its waterside location and up market bars, even well trodden and busy places like these can be the haunts of some of Cambodia's cities less salubrious clientele.
Fri, 12 Jun 2015 Cuba
The Government of Cuba decided last February 16, that all travelers, foreign and Cubans living abroad, coming to the island from May 1, 2010 and thereafter shall take out a medical insurance policy.