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Is The US Violent?

USA | Thu, 22 Nov 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [849]

According to a comprehensive study of crime, homicide, gun possession, incarceration rates and police numbers – the US is more ‘peaceful’ now than at any time in the past 20 years. The US Peace Index conducted by the non-profit ... Read more >

Tags: north america, travel-crime, travel-safety, usa

How To Survive A Hurricane

USA | Thu, 30 Aug 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [3018]

What To Do Before, During & After A Hurricane Storm warnings & intensity There are two levels of alert for tropical storms, hurricanes and cyclones; 'watch' and 'warning'. WATCH : indicates a potentially destructive storm could strike your ... Read more >

Tags: hurricane, north america, travel-alert, usa

US Gulf States - Hurricane Isaac

USA | Tue, 28 Aug 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [412]

A tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico is intensifying and is expected to be named as Hurricane Isaac some time today, almost exactly 7 years after Katrina devastated New Orleans. Forecasters are warning Isaac, a category 1 storm, and therefore ... Read more >

Tags: natural disaster, north america, travel-alert, usa

Amazing Nomads - The Fuego Project

WORLDWIDE | Mon, 13 Feb 2012 | By amazingnomads | Views [2060]

Tell us about your project.  Hi, we are Alister and Anna. We are riding from Deadhorse in the north of Alaska to Ushuaia in the very south of Argentina. We left in may 2008 and hope to finish in march 2011. The goal is to see more of the world ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, alaska, amazing nomads, biking, cycling, north america, off the beaten path, south america, the fuego project, tierra del fuego

Mexico - Hurricane Warning

MEXICO | Tue, 11 Oct 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1645]

Resort towns on the southern Pacific coast of Mexico are on alert as hurricane Jova bears down on them. The category 3 storm with wind speeds of up to 120 mph was expected to intensify to category 4 before crossing the coast sometime on Tuesday October ... Read more >

Tags: alert, hurricane, mexico, north america, travel-safety

Southern USA: 7 Tips for the First Time Visitor

USA | Wed, 28 Sep 2011 | By travel-tips | Views [7852] | Comments [3]

While many people visit the United States every year, most overseas travelers hit the big three– Los Angeles, Las Vegas and New York– and rarely stray from that path. This makes the southern United States “off the beaten path” by default. I don’t know ... Read more >

Tags: entertainment, food, gerogia, history, music, north america, the south, travel, travel tips, usa

Hurricane Irene Alert - Aug 26

USA | Fri, 26 Aug 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [867]

Hurricane Irene is strengthening and could become a Category 4 storm by Thursday (US time) as it approaches Nassau and Freeport. Irene is expected to brush the North Carolina seaboard this weekend before working its way up the coast. More than 50m ... Read more >

Tags: hurricane, irene, north america, travel-alert, usa

Evacuation Orders, Flight & Cruise Cancellations

USA | Fri, 26 Aug 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [832]

Evacuation Orders Officials in Cape May county New jersey have told people to leave from 8am local time tomorrow, a mandatory evacuation which could affect 750,000. Those who choose to ignore the order have been asked to place an ID card in their ... Read more >

Tags: hurricane, irene, north america, travel-safety-tips, usa

US East Coast Quake & Hurricane - Travel Alert

USA | Wed, 24 Aug 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [2029] | Video

A double-whammy for the US East Coast August 22; as residents along the mid-Atlantic coast from South Carolina all the way up to New England were being warned to keep an eye on Hurricane Irene, the seabord was shaken by one of the largest quakes ever ... Read more >

Tags: earthquake, hurricane, north america, travel-alert, usa

The Crime-free Canada Myth

CANADA | Wed, 21 Jul 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [829]

Frequent comparisons to the United States have led many people to regard Canada as a blissful crime-free oasis. Canada really is a puppy-dog compared to its southern cousin, but you shouldn’t let the myth of a country without crime lull you ... Read more >

Tags: canada, crime, north america, travel-crime, travel-safety

Canada: Born to be wild

CANADA | Wed, 21 Jul 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [583]

With almost 10 million square kilometres of country to explore and epic landscapes stretching from coast to coast, Canada’s wealth of natural beauty and wildlife are an almost irresistible call to nature-lovers and adventurers alike. ... Read more >

Tags: canada, north america, travel-safety-tips

Cruising Canada

CANADA | Wed, 21 Jul 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [477]

Canada’s open expanses and snowy caps make for some great cruising views. Flying everywhere means you’re missing out on a lot of what this country has to offer. If you’re willing to settle in and absorb the scenery you’ll see ... Read more >

Tags: canada, north america, travel-transport

Canada’s brimming adventure buffet

CANADA | Wed, 21 Jul 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [370]

Adventure trips, skiing and extreme sports holidays make up a large part of Canada’s tourism industry. An abundance of great ski resorts and slopes are perfect for winter sports but are also great during the summer months. All sorts of wheeled ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, canada, north america, travel-safety

There’s cold and then there’s Canadian cold

CANADA | Wed, 21 Jul 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [699]

One of Canada’s major attractions as a holiday destination is the amazing diversity of its landscape. The world’s second largest country boasts a range of natural features from soaring peaks to expansive plains, fjords to rainforests and ... Read more >

Tags: canada, north america, travel-health

Snow safety: going BIG? Get a LID!

WORLDWIDE | Wed, 7 Jan 2009 | By safetyhub | Views [1846]

With the snow season amping up in the Northern Hemisphere, we asked our friend Miriam Bougie at Whistler/Blackcomb her big tip for keeping all you adventurous World Nomads safe on the slopes. Ahh, Spring-time.  The sun is out, everything is ... Read more >

Tags: canada, helmet, non-destination, north america, skiing, snow, snowboarding, travel-health, travel-safety, worldwide


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