Are Cruises Safe? A Cruise Safety Guide For Parents

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More than 11 million US passengers went on a cruise in 2014 but generated only 34 reported incidents. And this trend seems to stay stable year after year.

For Women, Staying Home is as Dangerous as Traveling

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It isn’t travel that’s unsafe for women, it’s breathing. Jenn Miller addresses the statistics related to safety for women and children, at home and abroad.

10 of the World’s Most Dangerous Destinations

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From ravaged war zones to narco-trafficking hotbeds, these 10 countries are a selection of those that pose the most danger to travelers. Zoe Smith has the answer to your question: are they worth the risk?

Why it’s OK to go to Africa

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If you’ve dismissed the notion of visiting Africa, you are probably short-changing yourself. Laura-Claire Corson discusses why there’s plenty to enjoy.

How to Deal With Street Harassment in Foreign Countries

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For all the women who must tirelessly deal with street harassment, here are eight ways that those living or traveling abroad can deal with unwelcome attention in the street.

Sub-Saharan Africa: Safety and Security Tips to Know Before You Go

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There’s no reason to fear traveling around Sub-Saharan Africa, but it is important to be aware of some of the unique situations and challenges. JoAnna Haugen offers expert advice on how to enjoy your trip safely.

Ignore the Myths and Take The Kids to Mexico

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If you follow conventional wisdom, you’ll keep yourself (and your kids) far away from “dangerous” Mexico. Rachel Denning reveals that the orthodoxy is nothing more than urban legend that should be ignored, resulting in a fabulous family travel adventure.

8 Tips for the Newbie Hitchhiker

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Ever wanted to try your hand at hitchhiking? Veteran hitchhiker David Joshua Jennings has eight tips to get you on your way.

How Not To Get Ripped Off When Using an ATM

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As thieves get more clever, travelers have to get smarter. Jessica Spiegel outlines what to look for before you put your credit or debit card into an unfamiliar bank machine, in case it’s been tampered with.

Egypt’s Safe for Tourists…Really!

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While European governments were telling their citizens it was ok to travel to Egypt, North American ones weren’t. Canadian writer Carmen G. Farrell traveled to Egypt this spring with her husband and school-aged children and had the trip of a lifetime.