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Apart from the Obvious

FRANCE | Wed, 18 Nov 2015 | By kakimono | Views [741]

“Apart from the obvious, things are good” is a phrase I have said way too many times since Friday. Every time I have, it's been followed by a bitter, but sometimes entirely mental, laugh. Because how can you ignore the obvious? And yet I've ... Read more >

Tags: chalk, courage, love, paris, strength, terrorism

Pseudo-live blog

FRANCE | Sat, 14 Nov 2015 | By kakimono | Views [376]

For anyone who wants an actual live blog about what's happening, go  here . This is out of order of the chronology of where I'm pretending my life is when I'm writing entries, but this is what's happening right now, and it feels like now is the ... Read more >

Tags: guardian, paris, safe, shootings, terrorism

Kashmir : A Paradise Regained

INDIA | Fri, 11 Jan 2013 | By barun | Views [1062]

Kashmir : A Paradise Regained – I would like to submit a selection of five photographs( another five as supporting images) depicting the resilience of the people of Kashmir valley. The images taken over the years show how the frequent incidents ... Read more >

Tags: dal lake, fire, india, kashmir, peace, srinagar, terrorism, the paradise on earth, tourism

Kenya Travel Alert - Terrorist Threat

KENYA | Tue, 25 Oct 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [2009]

The U.S. State Department through its embassy in Nairobi has issued a warning to its citizens of an "imminent threat of terror attack" in Kenya and is urging travellers to put off travel to the African nation for now. The embassy says it ... Read more >

Tags: africa, emergency assistance, kenya, terrorism, travel-alert, u.s. embassy

The Other Ireland - Northern Ireland

UNITED KINGDOM | Mon, 22 Aug 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1034] | Comments [1]

In terms of its beauty, Northern Ireland is no different to the south, with gentle green rolling hills, majestic cliff faces and ancient grey stone ruins dotted throughout. In fact it lays claim to one of Ireland’s most popular natural tourist ... Read more >

Tags: crime, europe, northern ireland, terrorism, travel-safety, united kingdom

Terror threat after USA kills Osama Bin Laden

WORLDWIDE | Mon, 2 May 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [3910]

Worldwide Travel Alert: Security departments around the world have bolstered their efforts to keep travellers safe after the death of terrorist mastermind Osama Bin Laden caused fears of reprisal attacks from al-Qaeda and other terror groups. The ... Read more >

Tags: al-qaeda, osama bin laden, terror, terrorism, travel-alert, usa

Travel Alert - Marrakesh Bomb Blast Leaves 15 Dead

MOROCCO | Fri, 29 Apr 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [4096] | Comments [1]

The North African country of Morocco has been rocked after 15 people, including 11 foreigners, were killed as a result of a bomb attack on a café in Marrakesh’s famous Djemma el-Fna square. The entire second floor of the Argana café was destroyed ... Read more >

Tags: bomb blast, marrakesh, morocco, protests, terrorism, travel-alert

Argentina - Terrorism and Political Unrest

ARGENTINA | Mon, 11 Apr 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1526]

Let’s be completely honest, Argentina is not a country that springs to mind when you think of terrorism. Terrorist attacks are something we usually associate with countries like Afghanistan, Iraq, Israel, or maybe, at a stretch Indonesia, or India.... Read more >

Tags: argentina, buenos aires, politcal unrest, south america, terrorism, travel-safety

Georgia - Crime & Terrorism

GEORGIA | Tue, 21 Dec 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [382] | Comments [1]

Crime is a problem throughout Georgia. The situation is complicated by long standing ethnic tensions, political instability and terrorism. To date, there is no evidence of political violence directed specifically at foreigners. However, ... Read more >

Tags: crime, eastern-europe, georgia, terrorism, travel-safety, western-asia

Passenger Refuses TSA Searches - Video

USA | Tue, 16 Nov 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [1728] | Comments [3] | Video

The TSA looks set to have its hands full over Thanksgiving as passengers experience the new "enhanced" security procedures for the first time, and some don't like it. A passenger in San Diego is on video telling a TSA officer "You touch my junk, I'll ... Read more >

Tags: san diego, terrorism, travel-alert, travel-tips, usa

Algeria Crime

ALGERIA | Sat, 16 Oct 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [518]

Crime is a part of every country and it shouldn’t stop you from visiting a destination. But it’s wise to know where the trouble is and avoid it as much as possible. The crime rate in Algeria is moderately high and constantly increasing. Low standards ... Read more >

Tags: africa, algeria, terrorism, theft, travel-crime

Germany and Terrorism

GERMANY | Mon, 11 Oct 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [854]

When you hear about possible terrorist attacks in Europe, Germany is usually among the countries mentioned as a target. This certainly isn't a reason to avoid travelling there, but there are a few simple tips that can help you avoid getting ... Read more >

Tags: europe, germany, terrorism, travel-advice

Terrorism In Pakistan - It's very, very real

PAKISTAN | Sun, 4 Jul 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [330]

travel-Terrorism and outright sectarian violence is a very real and present threat in Pakistan, and the threat of terrorism should be considered to be very high. Although areas frequented by Westerners and Western interests are frequently targeted, ... Read more >

Tags: asia, pakistan, terrorism, travel-safety

The other Bali

INDONESIA | Thu, 28 Dec 2006 | By simon_monk | Views [1733]

Ah, Bali. Tropical, friendly, easy, stunningly beautiful, lush, and interesting, somehow even the crass commercialism of Kuta doesn't dirty the experience. The Balinese know only too well how to alter their environment to best effect, turning the smallest ... Read more >

Tags: bali, culture, fear, gods, island, magic, terrorism, travel with children

 

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