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These 12 tips will help you stay safe and avoid any preventable road trip mishaps. Find out what to pack and how to prepare.
Learn how to avoid an avalanche and how to survive if you do get caught in one. Nomad Bill shares his experience taking an avalanche safety course.
What are the issues affecting travelers in Italy? Read the latest travel warnings and alerts.
What are the issues affecting travelers in Tanzania? Read the latest travel warnings and alerts.
What are the issues affecting travelers in France? Read the latest travel warnings and alerts.
Is it safe to travel the US? Common dangers to travelers, from crime and hurricanes to travel health, here's what you should know before visiting the USA.
To avoid illness ahead of your trekking trip, here's what you need to know about recommended vaccinations for travel in Asia.
Don't let sickness stifle your safari plans. Check out these tips for travel vaccinations for Africa to help you stay healthy.
With 700 miles of coastline, surfing is an essential experience in Costa Rica. Find out how to surf safely with these tips.
What is Japanese Encephalitis? Learn more about symptoms, treatment and prevention of the disease before you go to a risky country.
From bite prevention to first aid, these are the things travelers need to know about dangerous Australian spiders.
Find out how to stay shark safe while swimming in Australia. Plus, we bust the myths and sort fact from fiction around the real dangers.
Our roving medical expert Dr. Erik McLaughlin MD explains why meningitis is an illness that all travelers need to be aware of.
Can you be immunized, what are the symptoms and how can it be treated? We look at what tropical travelers need to know about Dengue Fever.
Wondering what to bring on your next hike? Here's what should be on your hiking gear list and how to be prepared for a hiking adventure.
Scuba diving expert Chris Mitchell shares his top tips for divers. Find out what to do before, during and after your dive.