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Christchurch Car Crunch

NEW ZEALAND | Tue, 12 Mar 2013 | By paul_meet_world | Views [201]

As we pulled into Christchurch we slammed into the back of a car and had the favor quickly returned. Haha, a bit of a traumatic start, right? Still, traveling this long without any major incidents, I suppose we were about due. Nobody was hurt ... Read more >

Tags: accident, disaster, on the road

Earth, Fire & Water - Indonesian Natural Disasters

INDONESIA | Tue, 12 Apr 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [2614] | Comments [2] | Video

In the past few years, Indonesia has seen more than its fair share of natural disasters. From volcanic eruptions to tsunamis to earthquakes and more, it would seem that the forces of nature have it in for this beautiful tourist haven. Indonesia ... Read more >

Tags: asia, disaster, indonesia, travel-safety-tips

Travel Alert - World Floods - Policy Information

WORLDWIDE | Thu, 13 Jan 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1085]

There has been widespread media coverage in recent days regarding a series of devastating floods in Australia, Brazil, The Phillipines and Sri Lanka. In Australia, at least 15 are dead and scores missing after massive flash floods devastated ... Read more >

Tags: brazil floods, disaster, flood insurance, floods, policy, queensland floods, travel-alert, world nomads

When disaster strikes: survival tips for travelers

WORLDWIDE | Mon, 25 Jan 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [2966] | Comments [1]

The recent earthquake in Haiti is a reminder that disasters can occur anywhere at anytime.  It's not always possible to 'be prepared' and in those instances, having some knowledge of safety and survival tips could be vital. This article looks at how ... Read more >

Tags: disaster, earthquake, emergency, non-destination, survival, travel-advice, travel-safety, travel-safety-tips

Violent vomiting across the Wallace line

INDONESIA | Sun, 13 Jul 2008 | By simon_monk | Views [1980] | Comments [2]

"Is that it?" Yuki looked decidedly dubious.  The GiliCat was described as the fastest way to get from Bali to the Gili Islands off the northern coast of Lombok, but the boat before us looked tiny. Divided by the Wallace Line , Bali ... Read more >

Tags: bali, disaster, ferry, lombok, more vomit, travel with children, vomit

How can a pot be so interesting?

GREECE | Thu, 18 Oct 2007 | By simon_monk | Views [3071]

Well, it can be 5,000 years old for start. If that seems like a long time, try imagining a man or woman making it in their home and what that might have looked like. It is hard to imagine the world in say the year 2407 and almost impossible to have ... Read more >

Tags: ancient, culture, disaster, perspective, philosophy, santorini, tsunami

A litany of small disasters ...

VIETNAM | Sat, 7 Jan 2006 | By simon_monk | Views [3062] | Comments [2]

Woke on the morning we were due to leave with the thought: WHAT are we DOING? The task at hand seemed (seems) dauting. Surprisingly, although the flight was full, both Kai and Riu were on their best behaviour and actually pretty much sat still or ... Read more >

Tags: accidents, adventures, disaster, family, health, kai, misadventures, travel with children


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