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Should you go to Vietnam's Ha Long Bay - is it a must visit beauty spot, or an over-run tourist trap? See what other travellers have to say about Ha Long Bay, their recommendations and tips for making the most of the experience with this WorldNomads guide - a compilation of most popular answers to questions from the Ask A Nomad site.
Thailand is one of the most tolerant countries in Southeast Asia and has a thriving LGBT scene. The Buddhist belief in karma and reincarnation does make the society as a whole more tolerant of differences and very gay friendly.
Get the inside scoop on how to travel Koh Samui like a local, while staying out of trouble...
This is what you should look out for in order to stay safe during your Phuket visit: Scams, The Tourist Police, Scams, Taxi Mafia, Airport Shenanigans & more...
This is what you should look out for in order to stay safe during your Chiang Mai Visit: Scams, The Burning Season, Songkran Festival Tips, Areas to avoid & More…
"Zero Crime Area". Well that's the idea, but someone always has to ruin it. We've got the lowdown on the most common scams and safety issues in Patong.
The Phi Phi islands, an archipelago of 6 islands in Krabi Province in southern Thailand, have a deserved reputation for beauty and the islands have a laid-back relaxed atmosphere without the hustle and bustle of Bangkok or the larger tourist towns.
Make the most of your visit and stay safe with this WorldNomads guide to Koh Phi Phi including how to get there and, where to stay, are the islands safe?, areas to avoid and scams to watch out for.
If you’re genuinely innocent and need their assistance you’ll find Thai police polite, professional and efficient. Still, they’re serious guys with a tough job. So don't mess with them.
Tips for dealing with police in Thailand.
Tourists will pay more than locals for everything in Thailand. You can call this a rip-off and let it bother you, or you can call it an unofficial tourist tax and cop it with grace. But it crosses over from opportunism to corruption because of the lies and deceit used to perpetrate the deed. No-one likes being taken for a ride. Check out our guide to the most common rip-offs in Thailand.
If you love pasta, go to Italy. Cycling? Explore the beautiful vineyards in France. If you love to party...Thailand is the place to be! From fire flamed rope jumping, never ending buckets of drinks and all night dancing - Thailand is one party nomads from all over the world go back for.
But it isn't all fun and games. What should you watch out for while rocking your socks off with Thailand's nightlife?
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if you choose to drive through Italy to see the sights, several road dangers lurk, and it's sadly more mundane than a fleet of mini's negotiating Turin's sewer system! One of them is "Europe's most dangerous road!"
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The Italians are a passionate people. They have a zest and a lust for life. Many of them can't hold a conversation without throwing their hands and arms and whole body into action. But sometimes, this crosses over into some scary, inappropriate behaviour. Women, read on to find out how to keep the Italian stallion in check.