Safety Travel Articles

We think that too much is made about the “unsafe” nature of travel, but we do believe that it’s important to employ common sense and basic tactics to remain safe on the road and come back in one piece with all your stuff.

 
10 Safety Tips for Driving in a Foreign Country
10 Safety Tips for Driving in a Foreign Country ...Road traffic accidents continue to be the leading cause of injury for tourists abroad.
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Why it’s OK to go to Africa
Why it’s OK to go to Africa 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.
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How To Prevent Theft While Traveling
How To Prevent Theft While Traveling “Fortune favors the prepared mind,” said Louis Pasteur.
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Are Cruises Safe? A Cruise Safety Guide For Parents
Are Cruises Safe? A Cruise Safety Guide For Parents 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.
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For Women, Staying Home is as Dangerous as Traveling
For Women, Staying Home is as Dangerous as Traveling 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.
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10 of the World’s Most Dangerous Destinations
10 of the World’s Most Dangerous Destinations 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?
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How to Deal With Street Harassment in Foreign Countries
How to Deal With Street Harassment in Foreign Countries 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.
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Sub-Saharan Africa: Safety and Security Tips to Know Before You Go
Sub-Saharan Africa: Safety and Security Tips to Know Before You Go 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.
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Ignore the Myths and Take The Kids to Mexico
Ignore the Myths and Take The Kids to Mexico 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.
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8 Tips for the Newbie Hitchhiker
8 Tips for the Newbie Hitchhiker Ever wanted to try your hand at hitchhiking? Veteran hitchhiker David Joshua Jennings has eight tips to get you on your way.
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