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Photos: Banda Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia

INDONESIA | Thu, 21 Aug 2014 | By adventurers | Photo Gallery

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Tags: banda aceh, indonesia, sumatra, tsunami


INDONESIA | Sat, 16 Aug 2014 | By adventurers | Views [301]

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart” – Confucius.   Day 16.  Travel day from Medan to Banda Aceh to Pulau Weh (Sabang).   We saw Danny Trujo & Morgan Freeman’s Indonesian doubles at the ... Read more >

Tags: banda aceh, iboih, pulau weh, sabang, sumatra, tsunami

Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

JAPAN | Mon, 14 Jan 2013 | By pompeyrob | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I actually found my passion for photography after I started backpacking, when I realised I must document this important part of my life and so set upon improving my photography. This however was just the start and I realised that photography is a ... Read more >
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Tags: earthquake, fukushima, japan, miyagi, tohoku, tsunami

Tsunami Warning

AUSTRALIA | Thu, 12 Apr 2012 | By sissyb | Views [292] | Comments [1]

I think a bit of my excitement has dwindled and converted to fear after yesterday's earthquake in Indonesia. Poor Caity. She's on Phi Phi island and had the tsunami warning sirens going, been stuck on a hill for 7 hours and must be pretty scared. I do ... Read more >

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Travel Alert - Japan - Governments say Tokyo OK for travel

WORLDWIDE | Mon, 18 Apr 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1094]

Following over a month of trepidation, Governments around the world have lowered their travel warnings for Japan, maintaining that Tokyo is now a relatively safe destination to visit. The Australian, British and American foreign offices, who previously ... Read more >

Tags: earthquake, fukushima, japan, sendai, tokyo, travel-alert, tsunami

Japan..."We hold you in the LIGHT"

JAPAN | Tue, 22 Mar 2011 | By annanderson | Views [957]

In thinking about our friends in Japan and the thousands that we don’t personally know, we feel helpless to really do anything significant, other than donate to an organization like the Red Cross and attend a candlelight vigil.   But we believe ... Read more >

Tags: earthquake, japan, prayer for japan, tsunami

Travel Advice - Japan

JAPAN | Fri, 18 Mar 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [3568] | Comments [3]

In light of the catastrophe in Japan many of you want to know about changing travel plans, cancelling trips getting out of there and obtaining refunds. You want to know "am I covered?" Well, you've come to the right place. Not only have ... Read more >

Tags: ami covered, asia, earthquake, insurance advice, japan, travel-advice, travel-alert, tsunami

Travel Warning Japan - latest news 21st March

JAPAN | Tue, 15 Mar 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [4289]

We always advise travellers that one of their best safety measures is to monitor news and events. Here is a list of news sources to check for continuing coverage. All the major international networks have extensive coverage including BBC, NBC, and ... Read more >

Tags: asia, earthquake, japan, nuclear, travel warning, travel-alert, tsunami

Japan Quake Experience - A WorldNomad Writes

JAPAN | Sat, 12 Mar 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [3435] | Comments [2]

The Japan earthquake has affected many of us at World Nomads very personally. Some of us have family and friends in the quake zone and it's hard to get news about them. Many of you may be sharing this experience..... or worse. Our thoughts are with ... Read more >

Tags: asia, earthquake, japan, travel-safety, tsunami

How To Survive A Tsunami - Tsunami Tips

INDONESIA | Thu, 28 Oct 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [4336] | Video

What are the best things to do when a tsunami strikes? How can you prepare for a tsunami? In light of recent events, we take a look at tsunami safety, and give you six useful tips to help you prepare and survive. Surviving a tsunami ... Read more >

Tags: travel-safety-tips, tsunami, worldwide

Indonesia Tsunami & Volcano Travel Alert

INDONESIA | Thu, 28 Oct 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [1763] | Comments [1] | Video

Indonesia has been hit with a triple-whammy of natural disasters – an earthquake, a tsunami and a volcanic eruption - that has claimed hundreds of lives and left thousands more homeless or with shattered lives. Earthquake A 7.... Read more >

Tags: asia, indonesia, sumatra, travel-alert, travel-safety-tip, tsunami, volcano

Vanuatu & Pacific islands earthquakes: advice for travellers

VANUATU | Thu, 8 Oct 2009 | By safetyhub | Views [2774]

SMH.com.au has reported that "Four* powerful earthquakes at 9.03am local time on October 8th, triggered a tsunami alert over a huge swathe of the South Pacific, sending residents fleeing to higher ground, just days after giant waves killed ... Read more >

Tags: earthquake, fiji, natural disaster, travel-alert, travel-safety-tips, tsunami, vanuatu

Samoan Tsunami: safety for travellers

SAMOA | Thu, 1 Oct 2009 | By safetyhub | Views [3588]

Samoa and American Samoa were hit by a Tsunami in the early hours of Wednesday 30th September.  Several Tsunami waves up to 20 feet high, triggered by an earthquake with a magnitude between 8.0 and 8.3, swept ashore on Samoa and neighboring American ... Read more >

Tags: natural disaster, safety advice for travelers, samoa, travel-alert, travel-insurance, tsunami

Sur les traces de Leonardo

THAILAND | Wed, 14 Jan 2009 | By cedric_c | Views [2025] | Comments [10] | Video

Nous avons finalement quitté la folie de Bangkok pour partir vers l'île de Ko Phi Phi (prononcer « Co Pi Pi »). Après deux heures de vol et trente minutes de taxi, nous arrivons à Phuket. De là, nous prendrons ... Read more >

Tags: beach, koh phi phi, phuket, thai boxing, thailande, tsunami, volley ball

Sun 5th Oct - Istanbul

TURKEY | Mon, 6 Oct 2008 | By pecosbiff | Views [968]

Had free breakfast on the roof terrace and it was shaping up to be very hot but an hour later Bang! pouring rain and temp dropped like a concubine in a sack into the Bosphorous. So cheered up enormously. Nigel and Jeanne lent me their laptop, first time ... Read more >

Tags: rain, tsunami


THAILAND | Thu, 10 Feb 2005 | By true-claims-stories | Views [3744]

After the tsunami hit Khao Lak, the British FCO and local agencies were evacuating all foreign nationals in the area, due to the complete devastation. We were evacuated out of the area by truck to Takuapa, and then north to Bangkok as advised. My girlfriend ... Read more >

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