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Taiwan Safety Guide

TAIWAN | Thu, 10 May 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [571]

Taiwan, officially the Republic of China, is home to a little over 23-million people almost indistinguishable from the 1.3 Billion just 200 kilometers across the sea, but here they play baseball, have modern high-speed trains, and democratic elections.... Read more >

Tags: asia, republic of china, taiwan, travel-safety-tips

Dealing With Touts in Tanzania

TANZANIA | Tue, 8 May 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [2176]

Africa is a continent where poverty is very common and many people turn to selling to keep food on the table.  Tourists are usually the recipients of this forceful, often quite annoying form of selling , so don’t think you won’t be targeted by ... Read more >

Tags: africa, tanzania, travel-safety-tips

Heathrow Chaos - Travel Alert

UNITED KINGDOM | Mon, 7 May 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [1312]

Heading to England this summer? Off to see The Olympics? Be prepared for being an unwilling participant in the great British tradition - queueing! In recent weeks inbound passengers have found themselves in hours-long queues just to get through immigration.... Read more >

Tags: europe, travel-safety-tips, united kingdom

Tuvalu - Beauty Spot in the Pacific

TUVALU | Fri, 4 May 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [624]

Tuvalu is a group of nine low-lying coral atolls with a surface area of just 26 square kilometres dispersed over 1.3 million kilometres in the Central Pacific. This small section of paradise is maybe, just maybe, one of the last great untouched tourist ... Read more >

Tags: oceania, travel-safety-tips, tuvalu

Tajikistan Safety Guide

TAJIKISTAN | Fri, 4 May 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [536]

Let’s face it, most people know more about the moon than land-locked Tajikistan. As part of the Soviet Union before it’s independence in 1991, virtually no visitors crossed the border, then the 1990’s – which might have brought hope and freedom, ... Read more >

Tags: asia, tajikistan, travel-safety-tips

Suriname - Amazon Adventure

SURINAME | Thu, 3 May 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [538]

The Beating Heart of the Amazon, that’s how locals refer to Suriname. It sounds so incredibly exotic doesn’t it? And you will certainly receive a mostly heartfelt welcome from Suriname locals…. well, most of them anyway. Crime Zones ... Read more >

Tags: south america, suriname, travel-safety-tips

Samoa Travel Safety

SAMOA | Wed, 4 Apr 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [471]

We're still working on our own traveller-specific safety tips for Samoa. In the meantime here's some great information from the  US State Department's Overseas Security Advisory Council  (OSAC), which is part of the Bureau of Diplomatic Security. ... Read more >

Tags: oceania, samoa, travel-safety-tips

Republic of Congo Travel Safety

CONGO (BRAZZAVILLE) | Wed, 4 Apr 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [1547] | Comments [1]

We're still working on our own traveller-specific safety tips for the Republic of Congo. In the meantime here's some great information from the  US State Department's Overseas Security Advisory Council  (OSAC), which is part of the ... Read more >

Tags: africa, republic of congo (brazzaville), travel-safety-tips

Gabon Travel Safety

GABON | Wed, 4 Apr 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [507]

We're still working on our own traveller-specific safety tips for Gabon. In the meantime here's some great information from the  US State Department's Overseas Security Advisory Council  (OSAC), which is part of the Bureau of Diplomatic ... Read more >

Tags: africa, gabon, travel-safety-tips

Namibia Travel Safety

NAMIBIA | Fri, 30 Mar 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [638]

We're still working on our own traveller-specific safety tips for Namibia. In the meantime here's some great information from the  US State Department's Overseas Security Advisory Council  (OSAC), which is part of the Bureau of Diplomatic ... Read more >

Tags: africa, namibia, travel-safety-tips

Rwanda Travel Safety

RWANDA | Fri, 30 Mar 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [497]

We're still working on our own traveller-specific safety tips for Rwanda. In the meantime here's some great information from the  US State Department's Overseas Security Advisory Council  (OSAC), which is part of the Bureau of Diplomatic Security.... Read more >

Tags: africa, rwanda, travel-safety-tips

Swaziland Travel Safety

SWAZILAND | Fri, 30 Mar 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [375]

We're still working on our own traveller-specific safety tips for Swaziland. In the meantime here's some great information from the US State Department's Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC), which is part of the Bureau of Diplomatic Security.... Read more >

Tags: africa, swaziland, travel-safety-tips

Transport in The Netherlands

NETHERLANDS | Mon, 5 Mar 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [1102]

Most people in The Netherlands own a bicycle (or two) because it's a pretty easy way to get around this generally flat country. Even when cars came within the reach of most people, the bicycle remained popular and city planners have made the cars ... Read more >

Tags: bicycles, europe, netherlands, transport, travel-safety-tips, travel-transport

Guinea Bissau

GUINEA-BISSAU | Thu, 22 Dec 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [635] | Video

One of the world's poorest countries, Guinea Bissau can be a challenging travel destination. Once seen as a shining beacon of development potential, it is now largely propped up by international aid. It’s definitely not on the usual African tourist ... Read more >

Tags: africa, guinea bissau, travel-crime, travel-health, travel-safety-tips, travel-transport

Natural Hazards and Getting Around in Tonga

TONGA | Fri, 16 Dec 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [547]

Getting around Tonga will generally be fine. There have been some blips on the country’s maritime safety track record, with the sinking of ferry Princess Ashika ceasing all inter-island travel temporarily in August 2009. In late 2010, a new ferry, ... Read more >

Tags: tonga, travel-advice, travel-safety-tips

Crime & Local Laws in Tonga

TONGA | Fri, 16 Dec 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [700]

The Pacific island nation of Tonga can be a fascinating place to travel. It generally enjoys a relatively low crime rate and practices strict Christian beliefs. With those things taken into account, travelers should be vigilant on certain fronts to ... Read more >

Tags: tonga, travel-crime, travel-safety-tips

Shake, Rattle & Roll in Guatemala

GUATEMALA | Fri, 25 Nov 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1093]

Guatemala is a country built on volcanoes, set upon fault lines and in the path of tropical storms.  To be a local in Guatemala is to endure many of these natural disasters – both big and small – and to be a tourist is to risk experiencing any of ... Read more >

Tags: guatemala, natural disaster, south america, travel-safety-tips

Local Laws in Zimbabwe

ZIMBABWE | Wed, 16 Nov 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [629]

Zimbabwe like a lot of African countries follows a certain set of rules. Love or hate them, these must be followed or you will find yourself in a tough situation. If you want a good holiday/adventure these are the harsh realities of how Zimbabweans ... Read more >

Tags: africa, law, travel-legal, travel-safety-tips, zimbabwe

Getting from A to B in Zimbabwe

ZIMBABWE | Wed, 16 Nov 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [510]

Zimbabwe in African terms is a paradise. It’s a country of abundant wildlife and amazing environments, although getting around the country to see all these amazing areas can be quite difficult and frustrating. But this is Zimbabwe, it’s not an easy ... Read more >

Tags: africa, transport, travel-safety-tips, travel-transport, zimbabwe

Zimbabwe - Crime Hotspot

ZIMBABWE | Wed, 16 Nov 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [525]

Southern Africa compared to other parts of the continent is relatively safe and peaceful, but Zimbabwe has hard a dark past over the last few decades, and the turmoil isn’t over. This has created a hotbed of crime, which for travellers, can be dangerous ... Read more >

Tags: africa, crime, travel-crime, travel-safety-tips, zimbabwe

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