Several government travel advisories have placed Iraq under a "Do Not Travel" warning.
Lebanon experiences a moderate level of crime despite the political tensions in the Middle East region and some laws are stricter than what you may be used to at home.
So you want to visit the Arabian Gulf but you're just not sure which country is safe. Well Kuwait is probably your best bet. Check out this quick guide by World Nomads to staying safe while travelling in Kuwait.
Turkey is a country with a fairly big question mark over it in regards to women's safety. Here's one female traveler's perspective on staying safe.
What are the chances of an earthquake hitting Turkey while you're there? Where are the most dangerous areas and what should you do if a quake strikes? Find out what to do if Turkey shakes, rattles and rolls with World Nomads.
Jordan is one of the safer countries in the Middle East when it comes to terrorism and crime, but don't get too complacent.
Over the past 50 years, Turkey‘s largest city, Istanbul, has transformed from an ancient city into a bustling metropolis of an estimated 12 million today and with that more cars on the roads.
Crime is a problem throughout Georgia. The situation is complicated by long standing ethnic tensions, political instability and terrorism. To date, there is no evidence of political violence directed specifically at foreigners.
No vaccinations are required for entry to Georgia. However, since reliable statistics indicate that more than 80% of adults in developed countries do not maintain their immunization status, if you happen to be in this category, you're well-advised to to have routine immunizations updated.
Georgia's location makes it an important commercial transit route. In ancient times, it was an important post on the famous Silk Road linking China to Europe.
In the geopolitical resettlement that followed the fall of the Soviet Union, many parts of Eurasia saw varying degrees of ethnic tension often escalating into serious warfare.