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Weird & Strange Jordan

JORDAN | Mon, 31 Oct 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [2838]

Jordan has laws that may seem strange to Western travellers. As weird as they may seem you have to follow them or risk imprisonment or being kicked out of the country. Oh, and simply claiming ignorance won't save you from this fate. Read on to ... Read more >

Tags: customs, jordan, laws, middle east, travel-legal, travel-safety

Daily Problems in Liberia

LIBERIA | Tue, 11 Oct 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [764]

Attempting to navigate through Liberia is not recommended. Even if you stay within the town of Monrovia, issues can arise that may make you wish you'd stayed home.  Driving in Liberia is exactly what you’d expect from one of the poorest countries ... Read more >

Tags: africa, cholera, diseases, driving, laws, liberia, malaria, monrovia, travel-health

Afghani Laws and Customs

AFGHANISTAN | Fri, 7 Oct 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [535]

In the 1960’s Afghanistan was a fairly open, inclusive and progressive country. While it has always been an Islamic country, during the Hippie Trail days it was a far less restrictive one. These days Afghanistan can often seem medieval, regressive and ... Read more >

Tags: afghanistan, cops, laws, military, rules, travel-legal, travel-safety-tips

Local Laws & Customs - Venezuela

VENEZUELA | Wed, 27 Jul 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1200]

If the criminals kidnappers and drug gangs don’t scare you, if you brush-off the prospect of hurricanes, landslides and earthquakes, if you have a cross-country chicken bus ride for breakfast, then Venezuela’s the place for you! Just don’t break ... Read more >

Tags: laws, south america, travel-legal, travel-tips, venezuela

Spain Travel 101

SPAIN | Wed, 27 Jul 2011 | By nomads-survival-kit | Views [3340] | Comments [9]

Tags: adventures, driving, europe, language, laws, local, safety, spain, travel, travel tips

Drinking And The United Arab Emirates Don't Mix

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Thu, 16 Jun 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1351]

If it has somehow escaped your attention, the UAE legal system is largely determined by Sharia law, and Sharia law prohibits alcohol. While alcohol is served in some hotels and sold in a few designated stores, it may generally only be purchased by ... Read more >

Tags: alcohol, drinking, laws, middle east, travel-legal, uae, united arab emirates

Laws and Local Etiquette In Malawi

MALAWI | Wed, 9 Feb 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [270]

Since 1969, Malawi has operated under two parallel court systems; the first based on the legal system prevalent in the United Kingdom, the second based on traditional African courts. The latter were authourized by the President to try all types of criminal ... Read more >

Tags: africa, etiquette, laws, malawi, safety, travel-safety

Staying Safe in Kuwait

KUWAIT | Sun, 16 Jan 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [494]

So you want to visit the Arabian Gulf but you’re just not sure which country is safe…. Well Kuwait is probably your best bet. Rich, safe and just about crime free Kuwait is a great entry point to the Muslim world of Souks, Mosque’s and that all important ... Read more >

Tags: crime, kuwait, laws, mid-east, transport, travel-safety

Staying Safe in Kuwait

KUWAIT | Sun, 16 Jan 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [267]

So you want to visit the Arabian Gulf but you’re just not sure which country is safe…. Well Kuwait is probably your best bet. Rich, safe and just about crime free Kuwait is a great entry point to the Muslim world of Souks, Mosque’s and that all important ... Read more >

Tags: crime, kuwait, laws, mid-east, transport, travel-safety

Local Laws in Guyana

GUYANA | Tue, 11 Jan 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [172]

When one envisions a fantastic journey, discovering a variety of different landscapes from desert to rainforest, enjoying vibrant nightlife and meeting unique, friendly people, all within the settings of a tropical climate and breathtaking terrain, ... Read more >

Tags: guyana, laws, south-america, travel-safety

Local Laws In Gambia

WORLDWIDE | Sun, 19 Dec 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [258]

The Gambia is a predominantly Islamic Country and local laws and customs reflect this. You should be respectful of local traditions, customs, laws and religions at all times and be aware of your actions to ensure that they do not offend other cultures ... Read more >

Tags: africa, crime, customs, gambia, laws, the-gambia, travel-safety

Algeria and its Laws

ALGERIA | Tue, 16 Nov 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [869]

Algeria is a tightly controlled country. Increased violence and civil unrest means police crackdowns are common. It’s always a good idea to remain out of trouble at the best of times, but in Algeria, the need for personal vigilance is even more important.... Read more >

Tags: africa, algeria, culture, drugs, homosexuality, laws, travel-safety, weapons

Crime and Local Customs In Brunei Darussalam

BRUNEI DARUSSALAM | Wed, 29 Sep 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [793]

If ever a place lived up to its name it would have to be Brunei Darussalam or `The Abode of Peace’. This small and very wealthy nation has a relatively low incidence of serious and violent crimes and is probably one of the safest countries in the ... Read more >

Tags: asia, brunei, customs, laws, sharia, sultan, travel-legal, travel-safety

Singapore against the law

SINGAPORE | Thu, 29 Jul 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [817]

"You'll never end up in a dangerous neighbourhood in Singapore," a cheery native advised a traveler. "You might end up in a boring one. But not dangerous." Indeed, this city-state known for its tidiness is virtually free from crime, ... Read more >

Tags: asia, fines, laws, singapore, travel-legal, travel-safety

 

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