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Destination Spotlight: Vietnam - Vision Travel | Vision Voyages

Destination Spotlight: Vietnam - Vision Travel | Vision Voyages


Vision Travel | Vision Voyages

High on a lot of Canadians’ bucket lists, Vietnam is admittedly far from Canada – but far above your expectations. An amazing destination for culture, climate, food, history and shopping, it’s a tropical paradise tucked into Southeast Asia. And don’t forget value! Dining is exceptionally affordable, with a large bowl of the country’s signature pho …

Quick Read: Family of missing Irishman fly to Austria to help search effort

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Ross Hanlon, 21, was last seen in the early hours of Friday morning. Ross Hanlon Image: Hanlon family via Facebook THE SEARCH FOR a missing Irishman is continuing in Austria. Ross Hanlon from Athboy in Co Meath was last seen in Vienna at 2am on Friday…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.thejournal.ie/irishman-missing-in-austria-3809202-Jan2018/   […]

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Quick Read: Ryanair: passengers fight for expenses if flights are delayed

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

When Linda Fisher booked a three-day break in Berlin to visit her boyfriend last August, Ryanair was the cheapest option. But she has paid a high price for choosing the budget airline…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.theguardian.com/money/2018/jan/22/ryanair-expenses-compensation-delayed-cancelled   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. We also […]

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Closure of Russia Consulate in San Francisco

by usvisaco @ US Visa Connection

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Where is it Safe to Travel in the Middle East?

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

The Middle East is a vast region that spans a couple of continents, from parts of Asia, through the Sinai Peninsula, to portions of Northeastern Africa. Home to some of the world’s most glorious natural landscapes, it’s also considered a rising travel destination. The architecture is also one-of-a-kind. Pyramids, temples and structures that are so […]

Quick Read: Head of Russian outlet RT says US foreign agent order hurts

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

MOSCOW (AP) — The head of the Russian television channel RT wants the United States to live up to its ideals of freedom of speech. Yet American journalists attuned to those principles have not defended the former Russia Today network in its fight with the U.S. government…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.apnewsarchive.com/2018/The-head-of-Russian-television-channel-RT-says-Washington-s-order-requiring-the-Kremlin-funded-outlet-to-register-as-a-foreign-agent-is-hurting-business-and-runs-counter-to-the-U-S-trad/id-8b1ae18871d74e2d8291b3ecada7b01b […]

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Vietnam Luxury Holidays & Flights | Travel Associates

Vietnam Luxury Holidays & Flights | Travel Associates


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Find luxury accommodation packages, premium flights and world-class holiday experiences at exclusive destinations in Vietnam. Speak to Travel Associates!

Quick Read: Siam Lee would be alive if South African police acted on ‘psycho’ suspect

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

DURBAN: POLICE have charged a 29-year-old, well-connected Hillcrest businessman and petrochemical dealer Philani Ntuli with the murder of Siam Lee. Lee, 20, was abducted from a house in Margaret Maytom Avenue in Durban North on January 4…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.iol.co.za/sunday-tribune/news/siam-lee-would-be-alive-if-police-acted-on-psycho-suspect-12832365 Like what you read? Sign up here for our free […]

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Travel Advice and Advisories for Vietnam

Travel Advice and Advisories for Vietnam


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Country Travel Advice and Advisories from the Government of Canada

Philippines: Mt. Mayon volcano level 4 now

by Critical Incident Team @ Vision Travel | Vision Voyages

A new eruption of Mount Mayon on Monday raised the situation to Alert Level 4, meaning a hazardous eruption is imminent. Wind patterns will influence the dispersal of ash, which can cause irritation to individuals in the path. Meanwhile, downpours will add to the dangers of flooding and debris flows due to volcanic ash. The […]

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Alaska and BC: earthquake off the coasts: Tsunami warning cancelled

by Critical Incident Team @ Vision Travel | Vision Voyages

Tsunami warning cancelled for coastal B.C. and Alaska after tense hours of watching for waves Tsunami warning sirens were going off in Tofino and other coastal B.C. communities, but the warning and evacuation alerts were later cancelled The strong earthquake hit at 12:30 a.m. and was recorded about 170 miles southeast of Kodiak Island in […]

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How to stay safe and avoid scams in Vietnam – Part 2: South Vietnam

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

In this, the second part of our two-part series on avoiding common tourist scams in Vietnam, we focus on popular tourist destinations in the south of the country. Saigon, Nha Trang and Hoi An all have their fair share of scams and safety hazards that travelers should be aware of. (Read Part 1 of this series…

Fear of Needles in Adults

by Wanessa Ricci @ Odyssey Travel & Tropical Medicine Clinics

About one in every 4 – 5 adults has a fear of getting injections or blood drawn — so you have lots of company if this is you! It is more common < 40 yrs, and among women. It is often associated with  feeling sweaty, dry mouth, shortness of breath, nausea, or (near-)fainting. Chances are, […]

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Top 5 Fall Travel Destinations

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Fall is a sensational time of year, and you don’t have to leave the country to enjoy the natural beauty and activities associated with the season. Explosions of color and flavor, cooler temperatures, festivals, and adventure await travelers looking for …

Quick Read: 12 destinations travelers might want to avoid in 2018

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Tourism backlash has been in full effect over the last 12 months, with several destinations announcing they’d had enough of foreign visitors flooding their streets or disrupting their fragile ecosystems… Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.cnn.com/travel/article/places-to-avoid-2018/ Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. We also send out a Weekly K+R […]

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Quick Read: Tunisia forces kill the new leader of local branch of al-Qaeda

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisia special forces killed a local leader in al-Qaeda in Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) during an operation in which a top aide to the group’s leader died, the interior ministry said on Sunday…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-tunisia-security/tunisia-forces-kill-the-new-leader-of-local-branch-of-al-qaeda-idUSKBN1FA0ZD   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily […]

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Travel advisory update: Dengue fever on the rise in Vietnam - advice on how to minimise your risk - Safe Travels Magazine

Travel advisory update: Dengue fever on the rise in Vietnam - advice on how to minimise your risk - Safe Travels Magazine


Safe Travels Magazine

From the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office – Latest update: Health section – as of August 2017, there has been a significant increase in the number of dengue fever cases; the majority of cases are in southern Vietnam, but there has been a sharp increase in the number of cases in the north, especially Hanoi; …

Quick Read: Belgium lowers terror threat level to pre-attacks status

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel announced on Monday that the country’s terror threat level was being reduced to level two, indicating there was “little likelihood” of an attack. Michel cautioned that the lower warning was “not the same level two as before…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.dw.com/en/belgium-lowers-terror-threat-level-to-pre-attacks-status/a-42264999   Like what you read? […]

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Quick Read: Mexico posts record-breaking homicide rate in 2017

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Mexico witnessed nearly 30,000 murders last year, making it the deadliest year since the government started recording figures in the 1990s, the Mexican Interior Ministry reported on Sunday…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.dw.com/en/mexico-posts-record-breaking-homicide-rate-in-2017/a-42247749   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. We also send out a Weekly […]

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Quick Read: Three Phuket airport luggage handlers arrested for theft

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Valuables and three suspects who allegedly stole them from passengers’ bags at Phuket airport are displayed at the Sakhu police station in Phuket. (Photo from the Sakhu police station) PHUKET: Police arrested three men aged 23-30 for allegedly stealing from passengers’ luggage at Phuket airport…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/crime/1399650/three-phuket-airport-luggage-handlers-arrested-for-theft   Like […]

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How to stay safe and avoid scams in Vietnam – Part 1: North Vietnam

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

Generally, Vietnam is a very safe country in which to travel. Compared to most major tourist cities in the West – Paris, London, New York, Rome – the streets of Vietnam’s urban centers are much less threatening. However, in some of the more popular tourist destinations in Vietnam, there are a handful of tourist scams and…

Quick Read: Hikers, trekkers barred from Mount Pulag after forest fire

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Hiking and trekking activities on Mount Pulag have been temporarily suspended following a forest fire Saturday. According to management of Mount Pulag National Park, the area will be closed to hikers until further notice…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://news.abs-cbn.com/news/01/20/18/hikers-trekkers-barred-from-mount-pulag-after-forest-fire   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. […]

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The Five Best Destinations During the Rainy Season

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

Traveling to a foreign country is a thrilling experience. Most tourists visit a different country during the warmer and drier months when there is a high influx of tourists. Travelers prefer sun-filled days to bask in the sun on the sandy beaches. They want to shop in the quaint villages or see the local landmarks […]

Quick Read: Queensland tourism body asks pesky meteorologists to stop scaring people

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Weathermen have a worrisome amount of power. No, seriously. Have you ever thought about how much the morning weather forecast influences your plans for the day? If I saw the forecast say there is a chance of rain, I’m thinking twice about going on that run…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.techly.com.au/2018/01/22/queensland-tourism-body-asks-pesky-meteorologists-stop-scaring-people/   […]

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The Most Popular Holiday Cruise Destinations Right Now

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The holiday seasons present an excellent opportunity to get out there to see and experience things we otherwise might miss. What better way to relax and discover new things than a cruise? Follow along with the seasoned agents at WorldTravelService® while …

Corporate Travel Ideas for 2017: Where to Go Next

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Many cities around the world cater to both leisure and business travelers. You probably want the chance to hold your next corporate conference, trade show, or exhibition in a city where you and your professional travel partners can mix business …

Calls for special foreigners' police in Vietnam

Calls for special foreigners' police in Vietnam


ABC News

A recent spate of tourist deaths in Vietnam is refocusing attention on visitor safety in the alluring South-East Asian nation.

Relax. Chocolate Will Not Disappear in 40 Years…

Relax. Chocolate Will Not Disappear in 40 Years…

by Brian Cohen @ The Gate

To some people, tasting wines is important when traveling. Others must scale the highest point within a region. Still others need to travel to every stadium to watch home teams battle it out against their opponents in their respective sports...

...and to many people, chocolate cures the sweet tooth of travel. After all, can you imagine traveling to places such as Switzerland or Belgium and not sampling the chocolate?

Yet, rumors were swirling like whipped cream in hot cocoa pertaining to...

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Top 10 Destinations on the US Travel Advisory List - Vietnam e-visa & Visa On Arrival | Only From 8$

Top 10 Destinations on the US Travel Advisory List - Vietnam e-visa & Visa On Arrival | Only From 8$


Vietnam e-visa & Visa On Arrival | Only From 8$

The US Travel Advisory List is not a likely source of travel inspiration for most people, but for the more audacious traveler it certainly can be. At the time of writing, twenty-eight countries made the cut for a full-scale travel warning and not just a travel alert. Travel warnings are deemed appropriate for countries that... read more »

The Pros and Cons of Staying in a Hostel

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

Most people eventually outgrow the idea of living with a roommate. A desire to have personal space in your living conditions only increases when traveling. After a long day of exploring the city, you likely want to crash in a hotel room, away from strangers. But, for those that want to try spending the trip […]

High Dose Influenza Vaccine

by Wanessa Ricci @ Odyssey Travel & Tropical Medicine Clinics

All adults 65 years of age and older are advised to receive an annual influenza vaccine, according to Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI), as this age group is considered to be at particularly high-risk of influenza-related complications or hospitalization. FLUZONE® High-Dose vaccine, developed for adults 65 years of age and older has shown […]

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Travel Advisory Tweet >> Demonstrations reported in N’Djamena, Chad – US Embassy issues warning on movement until noon on Tuesday

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Demonstration Alert for N’Djamena, #Chad: Reports of stone throwing at vehicles, and government security forces using tear gas to disperse demonstrators near Felix Eboue School, Ardep Djoumal neighborhood, and near Toumai Palace Hotel in N’Djamena, Chad. https://t.co/PWn5uyM9zl pic.twitter.com/cwWVR2WLAC — Travel – State Dept (@TravelGov) January 22, 2018 From the US Embassy in Chad – Alert: […]

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Storm weakens as it nears Vietnam

Storm weakens as it nears Vietnam


BBC News

Storm Tembin killed at least 240 people when it battered the Philippines on its way to Vietnam.

Quick Read: Spate of Kidnappings Continue in Niger

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

The spate of kidnapping has continued in Munya Local Government Area of Niger State unchecked as three sisters of the chairman of the local government area were abducted by unknown gunmen last Saturday. The three girls were kidnapped right in the chairman’s residence at Kuchi town…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2018/01/22/spate-of-kidnappings-continue-in-niger/   […]

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Vietnam Travel Guide & Sightseeing | Flight Centre NZ

Vietnam Travel Guide & Sightseeing | Flight Centre NZ


Flight Centre NZ

Culturally diverse and naturally exquisite, overtly friendly and historically rich, the curvaceous country of Vietnam has it all – and then some! Vietnam holidays are growing increasingly popular as the country opens its arms to visitors from all over the world. Bordered by China, Laos and Cambodia, this ancient country boasts beautiful scenery and some of Southeast Asia's most welcoming hospitality.[fcl:destination_country_map]

The Pros and Cons of Voluntourism

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

Voluntourism, otherwise known as Volunteer Tourism, continues to be a popular alternative to the normal vacation. A traveler can visit some exotic region with the purpose of volunteering. It can be an excellent way for individuals to learn about a different culture and explore a country while helping those in need. Many voluntours are in […]

Vietnam

Vietnam


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Links to further information about Vietnam

Quick Read: Sharing with stranger on Scotland-London sleeper train to be banned

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Sharing with a stranger on Scotland-London sleeper trains is to be banned from next month – with lone passengers facing a 65 per cent fare hike. Ending the age-old option for budget travellers has sparked anger from passengers, who have accused Caledonian Sleeper of “arrogance and extortion”…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.scotsman.com/news/sharing-with-stranger-on-scotland-london-sleeper-train-to-be-banned-1-4667468 […]

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Quick Read: Man, 18, killed by 1,000-pound boulder in Upstate South Carolina while climbing rocks with friends

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

CLEVELAND, S.C. – A Florida man hiking in South Carolina was killed by a 1,000-pound boulder in an incident that authorities have called a freak accident…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://myfox8.com/2018/01/20/man-18-killed-by-1000-pound-boulder-in-upstate-south-carolina-while-climbing-rocks-with-friends/   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. We also send out a Weekly K+R Update, […]

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Tokyo: snowstorm

by Critical Incident Team @ Vision Travel | Vision Voyages

A snowstorm hit Tokyo on Monday, dropping up to 23 cm (9 inches) of snow on downtown Tokyo. Monday’s snowstorm brought the most snow that the capital city has seen since 2014, according to the Japan Times. Snow in most areas of the capital has already let up and will not accumulate any further in […]

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Quick Read: Carnival Cruise Ship Death: Woman Falls Off Cabin’s Balcony During Bahamas Trip

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

A woman sailing on a Carnival Cruise Line ship from Florida to the Bahamas fell to her death from her cabin’s balcony. The incident, which took place last Friday, is currently being investigated by the Bahamas police…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.ibtimes.com/carnival-cruise-ship-death-woman-falls-cabins-balcony-during-bahamas-trip-2643638   Like what you read? Sign up here for our […]

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Italy: upcoming strikes

by Critical Incident Team @ Vision Travel | Vision Voyages

Monday, January 29, 2018 Some NTV personnel will be on strike for 8 hours, from 10:00 to 17:59. Please check with your ticket office whether this will affect your journey. February 10, 2018 Some Ryanair personnel will be on strike for 24 hours, from 00:01 to 24:00. Please check with your ticket office whether this […]

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Top Travel Tips from Professional Travel Agents

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Whether you’re an experienced globetrotter, an occasional vacationer, or a newbie awaiting approval for your first passport, there’s always something new to learn when traveling. To help you make the most of your next trip—and each one after that—we’ve compiled …

Quick Read: Motorcyclist snatches gold necklace from Chinese tourist in Pattaya, Thailand

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

The robbery happened at 2.30am in front of the Roi Lung housing estate in Sai Thai Udom Road in Moo 5 village, Tambon Na Klua, Bang Lamung district. The tourist, Jin Shuai, 33, said he was buying food from a roadside vendor when the motorcyclist snatched his necklace weighing about 9 baht or 136…. Read […]

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Quick Read: Sudanese authorities release Reuters, AFP journalists

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

CAIRO (Reuters) – Sudanese authorities on Monday released a Reuters journalist and an Agence France-Presse (AFP) reporter who were detained w1hile covering protests in Khartoum on Wednesday last week…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-sudan-media-arrests/sudanese-authorities-release-reuters-afp-journalists-idUKKBN1FB2HP   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. We also send out a […]

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The Five Best Destinations During the Rainy Season

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

Traveling to a foreign country is a thrilling experience. Most tourists visit a different country during the warmer and drier months when there is a high influx of tourists. Travelers prefer sun-filled days to bask in the sun on the sandy beaches. They want to shop in the quaint villages or see the local landmarks […]

Travel Alert October 2017: Typhoon Khanun Impacts Southern China, Hong Kong and Vietnam - The Gate

Travel Alert October 2017: Typhoon Khanun Impacts Southern China, Hong Kong and Vietnam - The Gate


The Gate

Typhoon Khanun impacts southern China, Hong Kong and Vietnam — and numerous delays and cancellations of flights have resulted, as...

Quick Read: ‘Bleachers’ beware – Jamaican authorities warn complexion change could cause travel woes

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Scores of Jamaicans who bleach their faces are facing delays in renewing their passports as additional checks are often needed to confirm their identities…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/news/20180121/bleachers-beware-complexion-change-could-cause-travel-woes   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. We also send out a Weekly K+R Update, bundling together […]

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Quick Read: British tourist charged with punching tuk tuk driver in Cambodia

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

A 29-year-old British tourist was charged by Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Saturday for allegedly punching a Cambodian tuk tuk driver in the face after an argument over the fare. The incident took place on Thursday at about 4…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50103496/tourist-charged-with-punching-tuk-tuk-driver/ Like what you read? Sign up here for […]

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Expedited Travel Visas to Vietnam - Rush Vietnamese Visa Services

Expedited Travel Visas to Vietnam - Rush Vietnamese Visa Services


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Need an Expedited Travel Visa to Vietnam? Rush Emergency Application Service Available for Quick Vietnamese Tourist and Business Visas. Apply Now!

U.S. State Department Travel Warning: Thailand, May 15, 2010

U.S. State Department Travel Warning: Thailand, May 15, 2010


AmCham Vietnam

(May 15, 2010) The Department of State warns U.S. citizens traveling to and residing in Thailand of ongoing political demonstrations and unrest in Bangkok and Chiang Mai. Due to escalating violence…

Indonesia: Java: Earthquake off southern coast

by Critical Incident Team @ Vision Travel | Vision Voyages

JAKARTA, Indonesia — A strong earthquake struck off the southern coast of Java, Indonesia’s main island, on Tuesday, rocking buildings in the country’s capital, Jakarta, and sending people fleeing into the streets in panic. The magnitude-6.1 earthquake struck around 1:34 p.m. about 100 miles southwest of Jakarta, with its epicenter in the Indian Ocean. Reports […]

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Quick Read: Thousands of Romanians turn out for Bucharest anti-corruption protest

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

When it comes to fighting corruption, some are prepared to walk the extra mile. One man marched 450 kilometres across Romania — attracting many supporters along the way — to attend an anti-graft demonstration in Bucharest…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.euronews.com/2018/01/21/thousands-of-romanians-turn-out-for-bucharest-anti-graft-protest   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free […]

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Quick Read: Earthquake Panics Jakarta After Striking Off Coast of Indonesia

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

JAKARTA, Indonesia — A strong earthquake struck off the southern coast of Java, Indonesia, on Tuesday, rocking buildings in the capital, Jakarta, and sending people fleeing into the streets in panic. The magnitude-6.1 earthquake struck around 1:34 p.m…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/23/world/asia/indonesia-earthquake.html   Like what you read? Sign up here for […]

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Suspension of Turkey Visa Services

by usvisaco @ US Visa Connection

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Quick Read: Feds require more info about cargo aboard airlines from 5 Mideast countries flying to the U.S.

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Growing concerns over the potential for smuggling bombs onto U.S-bound flights, prompted an emergency order by the TSA for five Muslim-majority countries. Buzz60 WASHINGTON — Six passenger airlines that fly to the U.S…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2018/01/22/tsa-cbp-require-more-cargo-information-passenger-airlines/1051131001/   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. We also send […]

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US Passport Book vs US Passport Card

by usvisaco @ US Visa Connection

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Where is it Safe to Travel in the Middle East?

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

The Middle East is a vast region that spans a couple of continents, from parts of Asia, through the Sinai Peninsula, to portions of Northeastern Africa. Home to some of the world’s most glorious natural landscapes, it’s also considered a rising travel destination. The architecture is also one-of-a-kind. Pyramids, temples and structures that are so […]

Rosh Hashanah and Muharram Holiday Closings

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Quick Read: Student Kills Pakistan College Principal After Accusing Him of Blasphemy

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Police in northwestern Pakistan say a student shot and killed his college principal on campus on Monday after accusing him of blasphemy. The incident occurred at the private Islamia College in the northwestern town of Charsadda…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.voanews.com/a/student-kills-pakistan-college-principal-after-accusing-him-of-blasphemy/4219734.html   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free […]

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ALERT: Jetstar Is Launching Direct Flights To Vietnam With Bonkers $159 Tix - Pedestrian TV

ALERT: Jetstar Is Launching Direct Flights To Vietnam With Bonkers $159 Tix - Pedestrian TV


Pedestrian TV

My goddd we love a good cheap flight, don’t we? We absolutely froth over ’em. Get us outta this stinkhole of a town on the smell of an oily rag.And Jetstar, the blessed lot that they are, have been coming to the cheap flights table time and time again this summer, slinging up bonkers sales practically …

The Pros and Cons of Voluntourism

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

Voluntourism, otherwise known as Volunteer Tourism, continues to be a popular alternative to the normal vacation. A traveler can visit some exotic region with the purpose of volunteering. It can be an excellent way for individuals to learn about a different culture and explore a country while helping those in need. Many voluntours are in […]

Quick Read: Thailand: Foreign office warns tourists of high terror threat amid ongoing insurgency

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

“Terrorists are very likely to try to carry out attacks in Thailand,” the Foreign Office has long warned.  The travel advice continues: “There were explosions in Bangkok in April and May 2017, and there were multiple explosions and incidents in tourist areas across Thailand in August 2016…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/thailand-foreign-office-tourists-warning-terror-threat-high-travel-yala-bangkok-a8171461.html […]

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Columbus Day Holiday Closings

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Cheap R/T Flights to Las Vegas on Major Airlines for Travel through June 2018

by Maria Rally @ GoLastMinute

Las Vegas R/T Specials on Major Airlines thru June

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Deal Alert: Many US Cities to Vietnam from $548 Round-Trip

Deal Alert: Many US Cities to Vietnam from $548 Round-Trip


The Points Guy

Airfare deals to Vietnam from the United States starting at $548 round-trip.

Cheap Flights to Vietnam from $474 - KAYAK

Cheap Flights to Vietnam from $474 - KAYAK


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Search prices for United, China Eastern, XiamenAir, ANA, Air China and more. Search and find deals on flights to Vietnam.

What is the Real ID Act and how does it affect me?

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Quick Read: Thousands stranded, scores injured in snowbound Tokyo

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Tokyo – A rare heavy blanket of snow in Tokyo on Tuesday left thousands of travellers stranded and scores injured, as frozen conditions snarled public transport in the Japanese capital…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.traveller24.com/News/pics-thousands-stranded-scores-injured-in-snowbound-tokyo-20180123 Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. We also send out a […]

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Cheap R/T Flights to San Francisco on Major Airlines for Travel through June 2018

by Maria Rally @ GoLastMinute

San Francisco R/T Specials on Major Airlines thru June

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Off The Beaten Path in Vietnam

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

Vietnam is seeing more and more visitors each year, with the actual number of tourists per year reaching well over 6 million.  Some areas in Vietnam, such as Halong Bay, Sapa, and Hoi An, are very beautiful but also packed with tourists year round.  Fortunately, if you want to get away from the crowds, you…

Quick Read: Jamaica ‘safe’ despite upsurge in violence and state of emergency

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Edmund Bartlett was responding to the Foreign Office warning to British tourists in the Montego Bay area, urging them to remain within gated, guarded compounds except on hotel-operated excursions or airport transfers…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/jamaica-safe-upsurge-violence-state-emergency-tourism-minister-edmund-bartlett-behaviour-foreign-a8170536.html   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. We also […]

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Japan: Authorities issues level 3 volcanic alert following eruption and avalanche that killed one and injured over a dozen

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Japanese authorities have issued a ‘level-3 volcanic alert on a scale of 5’ for Mount Kusatsu-Shirane, in Gunma Prefecture, following an eruption on Tuesday morning that killed a soldier and triggered an avalanche. You can find the FCO summary warning below. Over a dozen skiers at the Kusatsu Kokusai Ski Resort were injured by the […]

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Quick Read: Turkish ski bus accident kills 11, injures 44

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish officials say a bus carrying mostly people going on a ski trip has crashed into trees on the side of a road, killing 11 passengers and injuring 44 others…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.apnewsarchive.com/2018/Turkish-officials-say-a-passenger-bus-carrying-mostly-people-going-on-a-skiing-trip-crashed-into-trees-on-the-side-of-a-road-killing-11-people-on-board-and-injuring-44-others/id-ea91aaa69d74456cb27845523d47d76e   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. […]

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Travel Advisory Tweet >> General strike across Bolivia to start Tuesday 23rd – expect disruption, monitor media

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

#Bolivia General strikes across Bolivia are expected to begin on Tues 23 Jan. There may be significant disruption, including blockages on city streets and transport routes. Monitor local media, avoid demonstrations and follow advice of local authorities: https://t.co/BrfMJQ525P pic.twitter.com/BtFUcLTVO2 — FCO travel advice (@FCOtravel) January 22, 2018 From the FCO – General strikes across Bolivia […]

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How to Deal With the Flu While Traveling

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

Day-to-day life can already be stressful enough. That’s why travel can be such a welcoming break. Traveling is an opportunity to get away from the mundane, humdrum of everyday life. Not only does time away relax you, but it also rejuvenates the body and senses. Unfortunately, though, sickness can happen at any time. Whether you’re […]

TOP 5 Day Trips from Ho Chi Minh City

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

We recently put together for you an itinerary for exploring Ho Chi Minh City as part of our Custom Itineraries for Vietnam series.  After you have explored Ho Chi Minh City and if you have an extra day in your travel itinerary, short day trips are a great option.  Fortunately, outside of the city, there are several places…

UK: London: after gas leak: Strand, tube stations re-opened

by Critical Incident Team @ Vision Travel | Vision Voyages

Charing Cross and Waterloo East stations have now reopened after being shut all morning and cordons surrounding the area have been lifted. A Sabre report for London is attached. About 1,450 people were evacuated from a nightclub and hotel (Amba Hotel on the Strand) after the leak was discovered on Craven Street, just off the […]

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Irma Update

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Quick Read: Abu Sayyaf frees 2 abducted Indonesians who are now with Sulu gov

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

ZAMBOANGA CITY — Two Indonesians abducted near Taganak Island in Tawi-Tawi in November 2016 had been freed by their Abu Sayyaf captors in Sulu, the military said Sunday. A military report said Indonesians La Utu Bin La Raali and La Hadi La Edi were handed over to Sulu Gov…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: […]

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Quick Read: At Least a Dozen Soldiers Killed in Eastern Congo

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

At least a dozen soldiers were killed in Democratic Republic of Congo’s volatile eastern borderlands where the army is battling Ugandan Islamist rebels, Congolese security and diplomatic sources said on Friday…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.voanews.com/a/least-dozen-soldiers-killed-eastern-congo/4215645.html   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. We also send […]

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How to Deal With the Flu While Traveling

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

Day-to-day life can already be stressful enough. That’s why travel can be such a welcoming break. Traveling is an opportunity to get away from the mundane, humdrum of everyday life. Not only does time away relax you, but it also rejuvenates the body and senses. Unfortunately, though, sickness can happen at any time. Whether you’re […]

Quick Read: Uber ignores security bug that makes its two-factor authentication useless

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Uber has ignored a security bug that can allow an attacker to hack into user accounts by bypassing two-factor authentication because the ride sharing company says the flaw “isn’t a particularly severe” issue. Two-factor authentication (2FA) is a vital part of protecting online accounts…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.zdnet.com/article/uber-security-flaw-two-factor-login-bypass/   Like what […]

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Quick Read: ‘I unlocked the door myself and I jumped:’ Woman says Lyft driver tried to kidnap her

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

A Mid-South woman said she was nearly kidnapped by a driver of ride-sharing service. Now she’s sharing harrowing details of how she was able to escape along with her message to the company. It was a Thursday morning ride to work using Lyft that one woman said turned into a nightmare ride…. Read full article […]

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Best Places to Travel in Asia in 2017

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As the New Year approaches, it’s time to start planning your vacations and excursions for 2017! While flitting off to soak up the sunshine in the Caribbean is never a bad idea, we have to say, one of the hottest …

17 Unique Places to Travel in 2017

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New year, new places to explore! Do you have any unique vacation spots on your bucket list? Cross a few of them off in 2017 and come back with incredible stories to tell. Unique Places to Travel in 2017 Here …

Things to know for travel in Vietnam - CHOICE

Things to know for travel in Vietnam - CHOICE


CHOICE

Where to get the best cash rates, phone rates, phone apps for maps and currency conversions, and why you should blame sharks when the internet cuts in Vietnam.

Deal Alert: Midwest Cities to Europe from $205 Round-Trip

Deal Alert: Midwest Cities to Europe from $205 Round-Trip

by Katherine Fan @ The Points Guy

Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts from our deals feed, @tpg_alerts. Airfare deals are typically only available on limited dates. We recommend you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an …

Quick Read: Authorities Beef Up Security in Myanmar’s Rakhine State Following Police Shooting

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Authorities in western Myanmar’s Rakhine state are bolstering security measures amid public anger over a deadly incident in which police opened fire on a crowd of ethnic Rakhine protesters, a police official said Friday…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/myanmar/security-01192018170211.html   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. […]

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Quick Read: Brazil declares yellow fever emergency in Minas Gerais

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Brazil’s south-eastern state of Minas Gerais has declared a public health emergency following a deadly outbreak of yellow fever. At least 15 people have died there since December. Many areas, including the state capital Belo Horizonte, have been affected…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-42763471   Like what you read? Sign up here […]

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Top 5 Tips for Traveling with Children in Vietnam | XO Tours Blog

Top 5 Tips for Traveling with Children in Vietnam | XO Tours Blog


XO Tours Blog

The most useful Vietnam Travel tips for families traveling with children. What to do in Vietnam when you travel with kids? Safety advice for parents.

Prague: hotel fire kills 4 (Eurostars David Hotel)

by Critical Incident Team @ Vision Travel | Vision Voyages

A fourth person has died from injuries sustained in a fire on Saturday at a hotel in central Prague, a hospital spokesman said. The fire broke out on Saturday evening at the Eurostars David Hotel, situated on a narrow street a block away from the Vltava River. Two people died on Saturday and were identified […]

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Seven Unique Drinking Traditions From Around the World

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

With every trip to a different country, you’re expected to take in the local customs. Eat the food, visit the sites, live like someone who calls the place home. For many travelers, this also applies to alcohol. To get the most of a region, you will often need to experience the bar scene or try […]

Seven Unique Drinking Traditions From Around the World

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

With every trip to a different country, you’re expected to take in the local customs. Eat the food, visit the sites, live like someone who calls the place home. For many travelers, this also applies to alcohol. To get the most of a region, you will often need to experience the bar scene or try […]

Philippines: Cebu Airlines: several cancellations due to volcano

by Critical Incident Team @ Vision Travel | Vision Voyages

Cebu Airlines: Several flights scheduled on January 24 have been cancelled due to the eruption of Mayon volcano. View link for the list of cancelled flights. http://news.abs-cbn.com/business/01/23/18/list-cancelled-flights-on-wednesday-due-to-mayon-eruption

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TOP 5 REASONS TO VISIT HO CHI MINH CITY DURING TET

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

Lunar New Year, or more commonly known as Tet, is a wondrous and prosperous time in Vietnam, and is an event that is anticipated throughout the year!  It marks the arrival of spring, a brand new start for many of life’s endeavours, and is a time to appreciate and spend time with family.  If you…

Most dangerous countries for Canadians to travel to include popular hot spots

Most dangerous countries for Canadians to travel to include popular hot spots


Global News

Here are the countries you may want to hold off on booking a trip to for the time being.

Deal Alert: Conrad Bali From $100 a Night

Deal Alert: Conrad Bali From $100 a Night

by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

With a little digging it’s easy to find good deals on hotels in Southeast Asia. And thanks to this Hilton Hotels sale going on you won’t have to look very far. Right now you can book a stay at the Conrad Bali for just $104 per night. The Conrad is one of Hilton’s two luxury brands, …

Seven Reasons Why You Want Rounded Corners on a Credit Card — WARNING: NOT A SERIOUS TOPIC

Seven Reasons Why You Want Rounded Corners on a Credit Card — WARNING: NOT A SERIOUS TOPIC

by Brian Cohen @ The Gate

Although The Gate does have affiliate links, I still do not earn commission on writing articles which are designed to sell credit cards — although there is nothing wrong with that practice as long as the author of a weblog is transparent, honest and up-front with his or her readers about every aspect of doing so...

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Quick Read: Young Donegal woman dies after falling from a balcony in Thailand

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

The woman, named locally as Louise Furey, from Glenties, in Co Donegal, had only arrived in the country on Wednesday last on holiday. She was along with her long-term boyfriend Sam Bulmer…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.irishmirror.ie/news/irish-news/young-donegal-woman-dies-after-11889169   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. We also […]

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China: Hong Kong bookseller abducted for second time by Chinese authorities while heading to Swedish embassy with diplomats

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

On Saturday, Chinese plainclothes police officers reportedly boarded a train and took Hong Kong bookseller Gui Minhai away. This is the second time the mainland authorities have been involved in the disappearance of Gui. He was previously involved in Causeway Bay Books which targeted after printing ‘gossipy tales about high-level Chinese politics‘ that were banned on […]

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Travel Advisory Tweet >> Further alerts issued for Mayon volcano in the Philippines – ‘hazardous eruption may be imminent’

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

#Philippines The Mayon volcano is demonstrating eruptive activity; the local alert level has been raised to level 4. A more hazardous eruption may be imminent. Remain vigilant, monitor local media and follow local advice to stay out of 8km danger zone: https://t.co/LmDRFP03LP pic.twitter.com/ghdqHEwl6C — FCO travel advice (@FCOtravel) January 22, 2018 The #Philippines: The Philippine […]

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Quick Read: British tourist beaten in Kyiv allegedly for ‘non-standard appearance’

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

A British tourist was brutally assaulted by several young men in central Kyiv. He assumes he was attacked for his non-standard style. Liam Tong, 23, wrote in a Facebook post that he was attacked in the afternoon on Jan. 19 before leaving for the airport…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.kyivpost.com/ukraine-politics/british-tourist-beaten-kyiv-allegedly-non-standard-appearance.html   Like […]

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Quick Read: Government Shutdown Has Limited Impact on Travel So Far

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Members of Congress will reconvene later today to vote on a short-term budget compromise that will allow the government to fully fund its operations, but for the most part, travelers should see little immediate impact from the government shutdown initiated over the weekend…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.travelmarketreport.com/articles/Government-Shutdown-Has-Limited-Impact-on-Travel-So-Far   Like what you […]

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Peter Mansbridge Will Be a Featured Speaker at GBTA Conference 2018 Toronto

by Vision Travel @ Vision Travel | Vision Voyages

Source: gbta.org The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, has announced Peter Mansbridge as a featured speaker for its 14th annual conference in Toronto from April 16-18 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. “It will be a true delight to welcome the iconic Peter Mansbridge to the stage at GBTA […]

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Quick Read: Delta Air to tighten onboard emotional support animal requirements

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Delta Air Lines (DAL.N) is tightening the requirements for passengers traveling with onboard service and emotional support animals, the carrier said on Friday, following a sharp uptick in animal-related safety issues over the last several years…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-delta-air-safety-animals/delta-air-to-tighten-onboard-emotional-support-animal-requirements-idUSKBN1F81G9   Like what you read? Sign up […]

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Pacific Northwest: Tsunami warning cancelled following 8.2 magnitude earthquake off Alaska – official information and advice

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

#BREAKING Tsunami warnings canceled along US, Canada coast: monitor — AFP news agency (@AFP) January 23, 2018 From the Public Tsunami Message Number 6 – NWS National Tsunami Warning Center Palmer issued at 0340 AM AKST Tue Jan 23 2018 – Tsunami Advisory in Effect for: * SOUTH ALASKA AND THE ALASKA PENINSULA, Pacific coasts from […]

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Quick Read: One Irish man has died and another is missing on kayaking trip in Ecuador

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Alex McGourty (19) from Sligo passed away on Saturday while kayaking in Ecuador. David Higgins (26), originally from Kerry, is still missing…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/news/one-irish-man-has-died-and-another-is-missing-on-kayaking-trip-in-ecuador-36513874.html   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. We also send out a Weekly K+R Update, bundling together all the […]

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Quick Read: Top Human Rights Lawyer Held on Public Order Charges: Police

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Authorities in the Chinese capital have confirmed they are holding a top human rights lawyer under criminal detention on public order charges, searching his home and denying him visits from a defense attorney, RFA has learned…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/lawyer-01222018112435.html   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free […]

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TAP airlines: strike threat Feb 9-11 2017

by Critical Incident Team @ Vision Travel | Vision Voyages

Cabin crew from Portuguese flag carrier TAP are going on strike between 9 and 11 February and plan partial stoppages in march as they say they cannot come to an agreement with the government of the company about violations of the company agreement and working conditions. http://www.theportugalnews.com/news/tap-cabin-crew-call-carnival-strike/44530

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Quick Read: Body found after tourist goes missing at Grampians waterfall

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Police have located the body of a man believed to be a tourist who disappeared while swimming in the Grampians. The 28-year-old Pakenham man was last seen under a waterfall at MacKenzie Falls, Zumsteins, about 5pm yesterday…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.9news.com.au/national/2018/01/21/12/53/body-found-after-tourist-goes-missing-at-grampians-waterfall   Like what you read? Sign up here for our […]

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Quick Read: Hundred people feared dead from malnutrition, measles outbreak in Indonesia’s Papua province

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Jakarta: A measles outbreak is feared to have killed about 100 malnourished people in Indonesia’s Papua, an official said Sunday, highlighting a health crisis in the country’s easternmost province…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.firstpost.com/world/hundred-people-feared-dead-from-malnutrition-measles-outbreak-in-indonesias-papua-province-4312635.html   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. We also send out a Weekly […]

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Cathay Pacific

Travel advisories concerning Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon flights and destinations

The Pros and Cons of Staying in a Hostel

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

Most people eventually outgrow the idea of living with a roommate. A desire to have personal space in your living conditions only increases when traveling. After a long day of exploring the city, you likely want to crash in a hotel room, away from strangers. But, for those that want to try spending the trip […]

Quick Read: Philippine volcano spews lava fountains, 56,000 people flee

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

LEGAZPI, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines’ most active volcano spewed fountains of red-hot lava and massive ash plumes anew Tuesday in a dazzling but increasingly dangerous eruption that has sent 56,000 villagers fleeing to evacuation centers…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.apnewsarchive.com/2018/The-Philippines-most-active-volcano-has-spewed-fountains-of-red-hot-lava-and-massive-ash-plumes-anew-in-a-dazzling-but-increasingly-dangerous-eruption-that-has-sent-more-than-56-000-vil/id-965ac54068f34fdd8692b77f2d369605   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free […]

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Typhoon Info Message | U.S. Embassy & Consulate in Vietnam

Typhoon Info Message | U.S. Embassy & Consulate in Vietnam


U.S. Embassy & Consulate in Vietnam

The typhoon season in Vietnam runs from approximately July through November.  Before this year’s season gets underway, we would like to pass along some severe weather preparation tips to U.S. citizens residing or traveling in Vietnam. During the approach of a typhoon or severe storm U.S. citizens are encouraged to monitor the storm’s path by listening ...

Quick Read: Philippine news site head meets investigators over ‘suspicious’ complaint

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

MANILA (Reuters) – The head of a Philippine news site ordered closed for ownership violations met state investigators on Monday to answer what she called a “suspicious” complaint about a five-year-old story, as domestic fears grow of an impending crackdown on media…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-philippines-media/philippine-news-site-head-meets-investigators-over-suspicious-complaint-idUKKBN1FB0FV   Like what you read? […]

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Quick Read: Aussie tourist attacked trying to stop man suffering racial abuse in Wanaka

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

An Australian tourist was allegedly attacked when he intervened in the racial abuse of a man by three other men at Wanaka’s Puzzling World attraction at the weekend, police say… Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/aussie-tourist-attacked-trying-stop-man-suffering-racial-abuse-in-wanaka Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. We also send out a […]

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