If you're planning to get out into wilderness areas while traveling in the US, it's worth protecting yourself from all things bitey rather than spend part of your trip writhing in pain or scratching yourself silly.
There are about 1 million bears roaming through North America. If you’re a camper or hiker chances are you’re going to meet up with one at some point. Know what to do when you run into the continent’s biggest carnivore – there’s a lot more to it than playing dead. Check out our bear encounter tips.
The best way to deal with an unexpected bear encounter is to not have one! Before you head off into the wilderness, check out these tips to avoid bears when you’re hiking or camping.
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San Francisco is a top tourist destination, but is it safe to go beyond Fisherman's Wharf and Union Square? Read this to discover where you need to be aware, and what to do to stay safe.
Los Angeles – worried about the freeways, concerned you’ll find yourself in the middle of a Bloods and Crips battle? Is it safe? Have all your questions answered right here.
So you’re going to visit Portland. Here’s everything you need to know about crime and places to avoid… and how to not annoy the locals. Oh, there’s a fire-breathing bagpipe in here too.
Traveling to Seattle? Is the city still mired in grunge, what’s the story with travel safety… get these tis and more written by a local Nomad.
What’s the true story with crime and scams in New York? Is it still the dangerous place I see on TV. Get the inside knowledge from a New Yorker Nomad
Having a snow vacation can be exciting but venturing out onto the slopes and around the resort can come with its risks. Check out these handy tips to staying safe while enjoying the snow in the United States with World Nomads.
Known for its beautiful turquoise colored waters, Hawaii is a a great destination to enjoy all types of water activities while on your holiday. Check out this easy guide to enjoying the ocean safely with World Nomads.