Several government travel advisories have placed Somalia under a "Do Not Travel" warning.
By far the most dangerous part of Zambia are the borders with Angola, Mozambique and the Democratic Republic of Congo. You should seriously reconsider your need to travel to these areas as the risk of landmines is very high.
What vaccinations will I need? Can I drink the tap water? Find out what you need to know to stay healthy while on the road in Zambia.
Petty crime and scams occur in Zambia, but there are things you can do to stay one step ahead of the local crims. Here's how to stay safe and within the law while traveling.
We're still working on our own traveller-specific safety tips for the Republic of Congo. In the meantime here's some great information from the US State Department's Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC), which is part of the Bureau of Diplomatic Security.
We're still working on our own traveller-specific safety tips for Gabon. In the meantime here's some great information from the US State Department's Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC), which is part of the Bureau of Diplomatic Security.
Mauritius - a beautiful, tropical paradise. What could possibly go wrong? Set up for tourism, this small multicultural island in the Indian Ocean is a paradise where sunburn may be the only real threat to your safety!
Rwanda is a relatively safe country for travelers to Africa. Here's what you need to know before you go.
If you're planning a trip to Madagascar you have just assured yourself one of the most amazing adventures you will ever experience. This country has something to offer everyone, from the extreme and adventurous traveler to the most relaxed and laid-back tourist.
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The island of Grand Comore has no public transportation system and no buses. Hitch-hiking is the most common mode of "public" transport. Sometimes locals will expect a small payment from travellers who hitch a ride.