The Tsunami 5 Years On: My Visit to Aceh, Indonesia

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On Boxing Day 2004, an earthquake measuring nine on the Richter scale struck just off the coast of Aceh, Indonesia. Amanda George travelled to Aceh to look at the progress that has been made and some of the surprising consequences of the disaster.

6 Countries on the US State Dept. Alert and Warning Lists That You Should Visit Anyway

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The US State Department is notoriously over-cautious when it releases travel alerts and travel warnings for countries. Katie Hammel reminds us that we shouldn’t take those as gospel and lists 6 places that you should still visit anyway.

Athens in Your Pockets – Pickpocketing in Athens, Greece

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The pickpockets of Athens are waiting for their victims – the tourists. It’s like an annual festival for redistribution of income.

Danger: Mines – Cambodia, Asia

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The contrast between the beauty and brutality of Cambodia
divides Rebekah Pothaar’s feelings as a traveler.

Travel Interrupted: Mumbai after the Attacks – India, Asia

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Traveler Kristin Kent arrived in Mumbai 24 hours after the terrorist attacks ended. She discovered a recovering city and heroic stories.

ER in Guatemala – Monterrico, Guatemala

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The nightly turtle races were all the excitement the village of Monterrico was
supposed to offer. Laurie Magree found a bit more than that after helping to