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U.S. Dept of State rates crime in Vietnam high in latest travel advisory

U.S. Dept of State rates crime in Vietnam high in latest travel advisory


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U.S. Department of State Advises Travelers to Avoid Xe Om Motorbike Taxis The U.S. Department of State rates the crime rate in Vietnam high and warns travelers that safety standards in the Southeas…

Quick Read: Thailand’s Khon Kaen Airport closed due to fire

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

BANGKOK, Jan 26 — Part of the terminal building at Khon Kaen Airport in northeast Thailand went up in flames this morning, forcing the evacuation of more than 1,000 passengers…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.themalaymailonline.com/travel/article/thailands-khon-kaen-airport-closed-due-to-fire   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. We also send out […]

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Quick Read: Erupting Philippine volcano still swelling with magma below

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

LEGAZPI, Philippines (AP) — A volcano that’s been erupting for almost two weeks in the Philippines still appears to be swelling with magma under the surface, scientists said Thursday…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.apnewsarchive.com/2018/Philippine-scientists-say-a-volcano-that-s-been-erupting-for-almost-two-weeks-still-appears-to-be-swelling-with-magma-under-the-surface/id-98a341b3e6ae465bb0f88663ac941c2f   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. We also send out a […]

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Travel Rules

by Matthew Walker @ Worldwise Travel Clinics

It’s tempting to ignore ethics when you travel. In fact, it’s very easy to do so. When you don’t speak the language, when you don’t understand the cultural nuances, when you’re a stranger in a strange land it’s pretty simple to ignore any nagging doubts about whether you should actually be doing certain things. After […]

High risk of Zika virus in Vietnam

High risk of Zika virus in Vietnam


The Independent

*/ Vietnam is the latest country to receive a British government warning about Zika virus. The Foreign Office says that “UK health authorities have classified Vietnam as having a risk of Zika virus transmission.”

Quick Read: Egypt heads towards elections with only President Sisi’s name on the ballot after last real opponent drops out

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Egypt is heading towards elections with only President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s name on the ballot after his last real challenger dropped out of the race on Wednesday night.  … Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/01/24/egypt-heading-towards-elections-president-sisis-name-ballot/   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. We also send out a […]

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Cathay Pacific

Travel advisories concerning Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon flights and destinations

Quick Read: British tourist found dead in Argentina named

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

The local civil defence authorities said the 24-year-old’s body was discovered on a mountainous hiking trail near the city of Ushuaia, close to the Esmeralda Lagoon. Defensa Civil Ushuaia said it was an area popular with tourists, and it is believed he may have fallen…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/jan/26/briton-found-dead-in-argentina-named-david-minn   Like […]

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Quick Read: Video emerges of ‘brutal summary executions’ in Libya following twin car bombing

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

The United Nations Libya mission has condemned “brutal and outrageous summary executions” in the eastern city of Benghazi, after pictures emerged appearing to show at least 10 people being shot dead at the site of a twin car bombing…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-01-25/un-alarmed-at-reports-of-summary-executions-in-libya-beng/9361760   Like what you read? Sign up here […]

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Vietnam Travel: A Guide For A Perfect Week-Long Trip

Vietnam Travel: A Guide For A Perfect Week-Long Trip


HuffPost Canada

Travelling to Vietnam can be daunting for many people, what with the language barriers, potential scams, tourist traps and learning to bargain before you buy. Still that doesn't mean traveller's can't...

Vietnam Travel Information

Vietnam Travel Information


TripSavvy

The essential lowdown on Vietnam travel: all about the nation's visa requirements, currency, safety situation, climate, getting in, and getting around.

Quick Read: Chicago Doctor, Nurse Among 7 Killed in Philippines Van Crash

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

A Chicago-area nurse and doctor volunteering abroad were among seven people killed in a crash in the Philippines over the weekend. In Orland Hills Tuesday children sang at mass celebrating the feast of St. Elizabeth Seton. Aurora Gagni had been an active parishioner there since 2011…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/chicago-nurse-doctor-killed-philippines-crash-470783223.html   […]

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Vietnam Changes Visa Requirements for US Travelers

Vietnam Changes Visa Requirements for US Travelers


The Points Guy

Vietnam announced that it's changing its visa requirement for US-based travelers. Only one visa is needed for the entire year.

Ha Noi Tour (starting from Ha Long)

by Admin ITS @ Vietnam Travel agent | Vietnam Tour Operator | Indochina Tour operator

Tour Code: HALHAN2 Duration: 2 days 1 night Detail Itinerary Day 1: Departing the port at Ha Long Bay, driving through the peaceful countryside, catching glimpses of everyday rural life. Upon arrival in Ha Noi, you will be checked in to the hotel. The evening is planned to be spent at a local theater, entertained

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Quick Read: Brazil offers e-visa to Americans in bid to increase tourism

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil is making it easier and cheaper for Americans to apply for a visa following a decline in the number of visitors from the U.S. in recent years…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.apnewsarchive.com/2018/Brazil-is-making-it-easier-and-cheaper-for-Americans-to-apply-for-a-visa-following-a-decline-in-the-number-of-visitors-from-the-U-S-in-recent-years/id-4f45844193414b3a80975d5fe8768394   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. We also […]

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37 Places to Eat in Tokyo

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

I asked for your food recommendations for Tokyo, and you did not disappoint. In November, me and some friends spent a week eating our way around the city. It's hard to have a bad meal in Tokyo, and while I didn't get to eat everywhere, these are some of the best places!

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Quick Read: Winter storm knocks out power, closes schools in Quebec

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

A prolonged period of freezing rain has taken its toll on roads and power lines across southern Quebec. Some areas saw up to 10 hours of freezing rain with significant ice accretion reported…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.theweathernetwork.com/news/articles/freezing-rain-heavy-snow-montreal-quebec-eastern-townships-dangerous-travel/94124   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. We […]

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Quick Read: Riots Roil India Ahead of Controversial Movie Release

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Riots broke out in cities across India as angry protestors torched cars and damaged movie theaters a day before a controversial film is set to be released…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.voanews.com/a/riots-roil-india-ahead-controversial-movie-release/4222535.html   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. We also send out a Weekly K+R […]

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A Year in Review (And a Needed Break)

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

As dawn broke on this year, I was excited for a fresh start. Last year, I dealt with panic attacks and anxiety from taking on too many projects, a breakup that left me heartbroken, and a mini-identity crisis from settling down. But that “greatest worst year of my life” set the stage for a year […]

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Quick Read: Irishman missing for a week found in hospital in Thailand

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Anthony O’Sullivan from Mitchelstown went missing on January 18th. His passport and bank card were found in the bathroom of his hotel in Bangkok…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/irishman-missing-for-a-week-found-in-hospital-in-thailand-1.3368844   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: Bangkok taxi driver arrested for stealing from two abandoned British tourists

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

A taxi driver has been arrested for leaving two British tourists in Nakhon Pathom and fleeing with their cash and credit cards after they chartered his taxi for a trip to a floating market in Ratchaburi…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.nationmultimedia.com/detail/around_thailand/30336945 Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily […]

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Typhoon Tembin heads for Vietnam after battering Philippines

Typhoon Tembin heads for Vietnam after battering Philippines


the Guardian

Authorities prepare to move more than 1 million people, with 74,000 already relocated from vulnerable areas

Quick Read: US Rejects Claim Drone Hit Refugee Camp in Pakistan

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

The United States has denied Pakistan’s claim that an American drone strike targeted an Afghan refugee camp in the country, in a war of words between the uneasy allies…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.voanews.com/a/us-rejects-claim-drone-hit-refugee-camp-in-pakistan/4224888.html   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. We also send out a […]

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The Secret Sauce Behind Scott’s Cheap Flights

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Scott Keyes turned a simple newsletter into a popular travel hacking site, Scott's Cheap Flights. In this interview, Scott tells us how he and his worldwide team find cheap flights using a combination of manpower and knowledge of industry trends. Every flight is hand-searched!

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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: Brit jailed in Egypt over illegal painkillers to be freed by president

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Laura Plummer, 33, was sentenced to three years in prison in December for taking 290 Tramadol tablets into the African country in her suitcase. But her family understand she will be saved from serving the rest of her sentence after being pardoned by President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.standard.co.uk/news/world/british-woman-laura-plummer-jailed-in-egypt-over-illegal-painkillers-to-be-freed-by-president-a3750071.html […]

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Memories

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Spurred by the writing of my next book about my years on the road, I find myself wandering the halls of memory reminiscing about my last decade of travel. I dig through old photos and journal entries. I search Facebook for people I met years ago. Stories and faces long forgotten zoom back into my […]

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Quick Read: French fishermen blockade Calais in protest over electric pulse fishing

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

French fishermen brought traffic at key French ports of Calais and Boulogne to a standstill on Thursday to protest against the practice of electric pulse fishing, which uses electrified nets to shock certain fish and bring them to the surface. The fishermen’s protest ended at about 16:00 GMT (5 p…. Read full article at the […]

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Quick Read: Gunmen Cross From Nigeria, Attack Cameroon Border Post: Witnesses

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Gunmen attacked a border crossing in Cameroon’s southwest on Thursday, launching their assault from Nigeria, according to security officials who witnessed the incident…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.voanews.com/a/gunmen-cross-from-nigeria-attack-cameroon-border-post-witnesses/4224789.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 […]

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Southern California: 4.0 earthquake: no injuries or damage reported

by Critical Incident Team @ Vision Travel | Vision Voyages

An earthquake has shaken Southern California, and authorities say there have been no reports of damage or injury. The United States Geological Survey reports that the quake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.0 occurred just after 2 a.m. Thursday. It was centered about eight miles northeast of Trabuco Canyon, California, which is located 31 miles […]

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Food for Travel: China

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

There is often a misconception when it comes to Chinese cuisine. Many assume that because it’s all from the same country, all Chinese food is the same. Thankfully, that couldn’t be further from the truth. You could travel all across the country of China and not eat the same thing twice. Every region of China […]

We cannot live…

We cannot live…

by vietnamtravelandculture @ Vietnam Travel & Trade Portal

This is a perfect post for all those who try to translate Vietnamese into English word for word.  If you are Vietnamese, don’t listen to these folks. It’s fine if you can’t speak English.  Speak Vietnamese and take back control of your life. And don’t assume Americans can’t speak Vietnamese. Most of us can understand […]

Quick Read: Lawyer: Hotel valet gave his $300,000 Ferrari to wrong man

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The owner of a $300,000 Ferrari is suing Marriott International, saying a hotel valet gave his keys to a young man who was trying to impress a woman he just met…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.apnewsarchive.com/2018/The-owner-of-a-300-000-Ferrari-is-suing-a-Florida-resort-whose-valet-mistakenly-gave-the-keys-to-a-young-man-trying-to-impress-his-date-/id-ecaba9a1b12540ba814b544393c41bb7   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free […]

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Quick Read: EU bans countries from using ‘homosexuality tests’ on asylum seekers

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Afghan police officers take position during a blast and gun fire in Jalalabad, Afghanistan. Workers clean the beach of the coastal town of Zouk Mosbeh, north of Beirut, as garbage washed up and piled along the shore after stormy weather…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/gay-test-homosexuality-test-asylum-seekers-ecj-european-court-of-justice-ban-nigerian-man-f-a8177851.html   Like what you read? Sign up […]

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Food for Travel: China

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

There is often a misconception when it comes to Chinese cuisine. Many assume that because it’s all from the same country, all Chinese food is the same. Thankfully, that couldn’t be further from the truth. You could travel all across the country of China and not eat the same thing twice. Every region of China […]

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: Forget Ebola, Sars and Zika: ticks are the next global health threat

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Since the beginning of our species we have been at war. It’s a continuous, neverending fight against the smallest of adversaries: armies of pathogens and parasites…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.theguardian.com/science/blog/2018/jan/25/forget-ebola-sars-and-zika-ticks-are-the-next-global-health-threat   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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Quick Read: World Cup 2018: Hotels in Russia hike prices by up to 18,000% to cash in on flood of England fans

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Hotels in Russia are hiking prices by up to 18,000 per cent to take advantage of fans at this summer’s World Cup, The Independent can reveal – leaving the most likely option for accommodation for one key England game a campsite nine miles from the ground charging £63 for a two-person berth…. Read full article […]

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Heading up the Saigon SkyDeck

Heading up the Saigon SkyDeck

by vietnamtravelandculture @ Vietnam Travel & Trade Portal

Originally posted on backpackerlee:
Sometimes southern Vietnam can get a little steamy – Saigon in particular – and heading up high to beat the crowds and look down on the masses can be a nice way to get a bit of ‘me time’. Luckily, Saigon has the Bitexco Financial Tower, a very modern skyscraper, that…

Vision Travel Acquires Percy Hunt Travel Group

by Vision Travel @ Vision Travel | Vision Voyages

Vision Travel, A Direct Travel Company, today announced that is has agreed to acquire Percy Hunt Travel Group, based in Regina, Saskatchewan. The acquisition continues Vision Travel’s strategy to expand in key markets throughout Canada.

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How to Use Your Social Network to Travel the World

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Celinne da Costa spent a year traveling the world and relying on the kindness of strangers to host her. She stayed with 70+ strangers in 17 countries across four continents. In this interview, Celinne tells us how she did it all, with surprisingly very few hiccups along the way.

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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: Venice restaurant that gave tourists £1,000 meal bill set to be fined up to £17,000

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Rescue workers and police officers stand near derailed trains in Pioltello, on the outskirts of Milan. Afghan police officers take position during a blast and gun fire in Jalalabad, Afghanistan…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/venice-restaurant-japanese-tourists-1000-bill-fine-17000-st-marks-san-marco-square-a8178236.html   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. We also send out […]

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Vietnam Airlines

by Admin ITS @ Vietnam Travel agent | Vietnam Tour Operator | Indochina Tour operator

According to Center for aviation (CAPA), Vietnam Airlines becomes only the fourth airline in Southeast Asia with over 20 million annual passengers, joining Malaysia AirAsia, Lion Air and Garuda Indonesia.In 2016 Vietnam Airlines surpassed both Singapore Airlines and Thai Airways to become the second largest Southeast Asian full service airline after Garuda, with 20.6 million annual passengers, 19% growth in passenger traffic, based

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Quick Read: California Rocked by Three Earthquakes in One Day, Scientists Expect More to Come in 2018

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Three earthquakes hit California on Thursday, one as far south as Trabuco Canyon and a second all the way up to a spot off the coast of Eureka, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). A third earthquake struck near Lytle Creek, California, registering a 2.5 on the Richter scale…. Read full article at the […]

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Quick Read: Authorities Testing Facial-Recognition Systems in Uyghur Dominated Xinjiang Region

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Authorities in northwest China are testing facial-recognition systems that tip off police when residents of the Uyghur-dominated Xinjiang region venture more than 300 meters (1,000 feet) from designated “safe areas,” according to media reports…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/surveillance-01252018161603.html   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. […]

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Living Lagom in Sweden: An Interview With Lola Akerstrom

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Lagom is the key to unlocking the Swedish psyche, and it governs all aspect of Swedish society. In this interview, Lola A. Åkerström talks about why lagom is about more than just balance, and what it's like to assimilate into life in Sweden as a writer and photographer.

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Quick Read: Philippines prepares for three-month-long volcano emergency

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) – The Philippines is bracing for a possible three-month-long emergency in areas around an erupting volcano, which has already displaced more than 81,000 and caused overcrowding at temporary shelters, the country’s disaster agency said on Friday…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-volcano/philippines-prepares-for-three-month-long-volcano-emergency-idUKKBN1FF0PY   Like what you read? Sign up […]

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Quick Read: German government tight-lipped on threat of Islamic extremism in the Balkans

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

The German federal government cannot discount the “basic threat posed by individuals and splinter groups in the Islamist scene” in Bosnia-Herzegovina…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.dw.com/en/german-government-tight-lipped-on-threat-of-islamic-extremism-in-the-balkans/a-42293796   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 K+R […]

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France: Paris: flooding

by Critical Incident Team @ Vision Travel | Vision Voyages

Parisians have been warned to stay away from the river Seine as it continues to rise, flooding surrounding roads and causing disruption to the city’s transport network. As water levels increased on Wednesday, the capital’s authorities said the river could pass the 6.10-metre (20ft) level of 2016, the highest in over a century and more […]

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Quick Read: Magnitude 6.4 earthquake strikes off East Russian coast: USGS

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

SYDNEY (Reuters) – An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.4 struck in the sea off eastern Russia on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The epicenter of the quake was 41 km (25 miles) east Nikol‘skoye, Komandorskiye Ostrova, at a depth of about 10 km (6 miles), the USGS said…. Read full article at […]

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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 […]

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.

Quick Read: Italian student was killed ‘for researching Egypt unions’

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

An Italian prosecutor said on Thursday that the Cambridge postgraduate student Giulio Regeni, who was kidnapped and murdered in Cairo two years ago, was killed because of his research into Egypt’s independent labour unions…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jan/25/italian-student-killed-for-researching-egypt-unions-giulio-regeni   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. […]

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Quick Read: Hundreds evacuated around Paris as Seine keeps swelling

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

PARIS (AP) — Almost 400 people were evacuated from their homes in the Paris region as a precaution Thursday as rivers across France kept swelling. Thirteen departments across the country remained on alert for floods as heavy rainfall continued to batter many regions…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.apnewsarchive.com/2018/France-s-national-weather-agency-says-15-departments-remain-on-alert-for-floods-as-rivers-across-France-keep-swelling-with-more-rain-expected-throughout-the-day/id-9e22819a08934d4c92d00b02339c5f82   Like what you […]

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Sweden: weather affects flights in Stockholm

by Critical Incident Team @ Vision Travel | Vision Voyages

Several flights were cancelled on Wednesday after heavy snowfall hit Arlanda Airport. Snow and strong winds north of Stockholm meant that Arlanda was only able to use one of its runways early in the morning. The second runway reopened at around 8.30am, but knock-on delays were expected. “Hopefully they’ll be able to catch up as […]

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Quick Read: Taiwanese tourist raped in Boulder Canyon by man she met on Tinder, investigators say

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

A woman visiting Boulder County from Taiwan told sheriff’s investigators she was raped by a man she met on the Tinder app after she told him she didn’t want to have sex without a condom…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.denverpost.com/2018/01/23/tinder-user-allegedly-raped-in-boulder-canyon/   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily […]

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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 […]

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 […]

3 days in Hanoi, Vietnam just like Anthony Bourdain

3 days in Hanoi, Vietnam just like Anthony Bourdain


Where Would You Go

3 days in Hanoi, Vietnam just like Anthony Bourdain - what to see and what to eat when in the capital city of Vietnam or anywhere else in the country.

Quick Read: Two-Thirds of Human Rights Defenders Killed in 2017 Were From Latin America: Report

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Of the 312 human rights defenders murdered across the world in 2017, 212 of them (67.9 percent) were from Latin America, according to a new report by Ireland-based non-profit Front Line Defenders. The group published the data in its annual Human Rights Defenders at Risk report…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Two-Thirds-of-Human-Rights-Defenders-Killed-in-2017-Were-From-Latin-America-Report–20180122-0010.html   […]

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Off the Beaten Path Pubs

by Vision Travel @ Vision Travel | Vision Voyages

Is any trip to England or Ireland complete without stepping into a pub and ordering a pint? Here are their picks for the best non-touristy, traditional pubs throughout the United Kingdom. LONDON The White Hart The oldest licensed pub in London and popular celebrity haunt, this tavern offers a mix of classic traditional pub and […]

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Quick Read: Indian tourist killed, wife critical after accident in Dubai

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Dubai: An Indian tourist died while his wife is fighting for her life after the couple met with an accident during a trip to Dubai, community sources told Gulf News…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://gulfnews.com/news/uae/society/indian-tourist-killed-wife-critical-after-accident-in-dubai-1.2161904   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. We also send out […]

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Quick Read: Chinese investment in Cambodian province pushes up crime rate, says governor

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) – China’s growing presence and investment in a fast-developing Cambodian port and province have pushed up the crime rate and brought instability, its governor said in a letter to the government…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-cambodia-china/chinese-investment-in-cambodian-province-pushes-up-crime-rate-says-governor-idUKKBN1FF0W9   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. […]

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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 […]

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 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

Travel Advisory Tweet >> Demonstrations in Freetown, Sierra Leone, on Thursday and Friday – avoid crowds, monitor media

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

#Freetown, #SierraLeone: Demonstrations expected to take place January 25 and 26, 2018 beginning at 9 a.m. Announced gathering points include the following neighborhoods in Freetown, Sierra Leone: Downtown Freetown; National Electoral Commission. https://t.co/bUoy3fg5vZ pic.twitter.com/bMSLwSVRvu — Travel – State Dept (@TravelGov) January 24, 2018

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Ha Long Tour (starting from Cai Lan Port Ha Long)

by Admin ITS @ Vietnam Travel agent | Vietnam Tour Operator | Indochina Tour operator

Tour Code: HAL Duration: 5 hours Detail Itinerary The tour commences with a scenic drive from Cai Lan – which is about 10km from Ha Long Bay – to the junk pier in Ha Long city, then you will board a junk and begin the cruise tour in the bay. There will be a stop in

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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: Venezuela Expels Spanish Ambassador After EU Sanctions

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Venezuela said on Thursday it was declaring Spain’s ambassador “persona non grata,” days after the European Union imposed sanctions on senior officials of the socialist government…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.voanews.com/a/venezuela-expels-spanish-ambassador-after-eu-sanctions/4224733.html   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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Ha Noi Tour (starting from Hai Phong or Ha Long)

by Admin ITS @ Vietnam Travel agent | Vietnam Tour Operator | Indochina Tour operator

Tour Code: HALHAN Duration: 12 hours Detail Itinerary The trip starts at 8.00 am. On this full-day tour you will enjoy a glimpse at the remarkable highlights of Ha Noi, the Paris of the Orient, which is followed by a scenic drive from Ha Long Bay to Ha Noi. You will arrive at Ha Noi

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6 (Non-Millennial) Solo Female Travelers Share Their Travel Wisdom

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Solo female travel isn't just for millennials! In this column, Kristin Addis introduces us to some older solo female travelers who are following their dreams to see the world. These women come from all backgrounds and all walks of life, proving it's never too late to start traveling.

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Australia, India among 6 new countries eligible for e-visa to Vietnam

by Admin ITS @ Vietnam Travel agent | Vietnam Tour Operator | Indochina Tour operator

Visitors from Canada, the Netherlands, New Zealand and the U.A.E have also been added to the list. Vietnam has extended its e-visa application scheme for visitors from six more countries including major tourism markets Australia and India, raising the list of beneficiaries to 46. A government decision said the e-visa system is now also available

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Quick Read: Head of security at Mexican refinery shot dead

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The head of security at one of Mexico’s six state-run oil refineries was shot dead on Thursday, becoming the latest victim of violent crime that has seeped into the industry…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-mexico-violence/head-of-security-at-mexican-refinery-shot-dead-idUKKBN1FF0AQ   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. […]

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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 »

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.

Quick Read: The Canary Islands could become the next holiday hotspot to introduce a tourist tax

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

The Canary Islands – the popular Spanish beach holiday destination, including Lanzarote, Tenerife and Gran Canaria – may be the next region to introduce a tourist tax as well as restrict holiday rentals.  … Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/europe/spain/canary-islands/news/canary-islands-tourism-tax/   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. We also […]

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Quick Read: Activist in Russian region of Chechnya kept behind bars

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

GROZNY, Russia (AP) — A court in Chechnya has ruled to keep a human rights activist in custody despite strong international criticism of his arrest. The court in Grozny on Thursday rejected Oyub Titiyev’s appeal and ordered him to remain in custody…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.apnewsarchive.com/2018/A-court-in-Chechnya-has-ruled-to-keep-a-human-rights-activist-in-custody-despite-strong-international-criticism-of-his-arrest/id-739c825f9045462a8c753765954fdba8   Like what you read? […]

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And the winner is….

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

I received thousands of submissions for my round the world contest, and I enjoyed reading every single one of them. Unfortunately, there can only be one winner. Today, I'm very excited to announce the official winner of the round the world contest! The journey begins next month.

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Austria: Demonstrations planned for Friday evening in Vienna, as people protest the annual Wiener Akademiker Ball

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

The US Embassy in Austria is warning visitors and expats to expect disruption on Friday evening, as people gather to protest the Wiener Akademiker Ball. In previous years there have been arrests following damage to property and reported assaults. From the US Embassy in Austria – Location:  Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the […]

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Event: Duty of Care – Protecting Workers and Expats Overseas, London, 27th – 28th February 2018

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Duty of Care – Protecting Workers and Expats Overseas UK Conference on mitigating travel risks for employees travelling or stationed overseas   Duty of Care – Protecting Workers and Expats Overseas, on Tuesday 27 and Wednesday 28 February 2018 at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel in London is now in its 6th year and through case […]

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Next Stop: Your Room, at the World’s Best Railway Hotels

Next Stop: Your Room, at the World’s Best Railway Hotels

by Michael Kaminer @ The Points Guy

Railway hotels conjure a sepia-toned, steam-shrouded era of travel, when rival train companies built ever-grander properties to lure passengers. Few of those lodgings survive, but railway hotels seem to be making a comeback, from revitalized grandes dames like Glasgow’s Hotel Grand Central to modern gems like the space-age Barceló Sants in Barcelona. There’s a practical …

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 […]

5 Intimate Restaurants

by Vision Travel @ Vision Travel | Vision Voyages

5 intimate restaurants from around the world. These tiny restaurants only serve 15-30 guests at a time! Buenos Aires Argentine chef Isidoro Dillon and partner Vanessa Bell keep the monthly location of their Bread & Butter supper club a secret – previous pop-ups have included a Palermo warehouse and antique stores – until guests contact them […]

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Indochina Blog: Myanmar Travel Advisory | ITS Vietnam

Indochina Blog: Myanmar Travel Advisory | ITS Vietnam


Vietnam Travel agent | Vietnam Tour Operator | Indochina Tour operator

In addition to getting visas at embassies and consulates, Myanmar has an online e-visa system. It is designed to make the process of application simpler for visitors – particularly those from countries that do not have a Myanmar embassy.

Quick Read: Jellyfish sting Piha surfer all over his arms, legs and neck

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Surfers and swimmers are reporting being stung by hordes of small jellyfish at an Auckland’s Piha beach. The Auckland man said he would usually have stayed in the water until the sun went down, but he decided to call it a night after his lip was sting…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11980269 […]

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Pregnant Women Should Consider Not Traveling To Southeast Asia

Pregnant Women Should Consider Not Traveling To Southeast Asia


NPR.org

U.S. health officials are advising pregnant women to postpone travel to parts of Southeast Asia because of the risk of catching Zika. Recent outbreaks have occurred in Singapore and Thailand.

Quick Read: Another American arrested at Cancun International Airport with illegal weapon

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Cancun, Q.R. — Another American has been arrested at the Cancun International Airport after being found in possession of an illegal firearm. The incident took place Saturday at 10:00 a.m. when a passenger from Sun Country Airlines was found carrying a pistol-type firearm, caliber …. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.riviera-maya-news.com/another-american-arrested-airport-illegal-weapon/2018.html Like what […]

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France: Paris: Seine: flooding

by Critical Incident Team @ Vision Travel | Vision Voyages

Fearing the ‘Flood of the Century,’ the Louvre Implements Emergency Protocols and Closes Lower Level The River Seine is expected to peak at some three times its normal level. After days of rain, the Louvre museum has implemented emergency protocols and temporarily closed the lower level of its Department of Islamic Arts as a safeguard […]

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Quick Read: Italy reports 4,991 measles cases amid politicized debate

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

ROME (AP) — Italy’s health ministry says 4,991 cases of measles were reported last year, a nearly six-fold increase over 2016 that has been blamed in part on a highly politicized debate over vaccines…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.apnewsarchive.com/2018/Italy-s-health-ministry-says-4-991-cases-of-measles-were-reported-last-year-a-nearly-six-fold-increase-over-2016-that-has-been-blamed-in-part-on-a-highly-politicized-debate-over-vaccine/id-8e46bc8720794442a77a0ad1919d489f   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. […]

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Six Senses Douro Valley

by Vision Travel @ Vision Travel | Vision Voyages

Six Senses Douro Valley presents a superbly renovated 19th-century manor house set high on a hill overlooking the vine-covered rolling hills of the Douro Valley and the river below. A spa, a selection of rooms, suites and villas, restaurants, wine library, swimming pools and organic garden are but a few of the many features offered. […]

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Quick Read: At least eight killed, 15 injured in Guatemala bus crash

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – At least eight people were killed and 15 were seriously injured in Guatemala when a minibus came off the edge of a road and plunged down a ravine, an emergency services official said on Wednesday…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-guatemala-accident/at-least-eight-killed-15-injured-in-guatemala-bus-crash-idUSKBN1FE0B5   Like what you read? Sign up here […]

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Hue Tour (starting from Da Nang)

by Admin ITS @ Vietnam Travel agent | Vietnam Tour Operator | Indochina Tour operator

Tour Code: DANHUI Duration: 8 hours Detail Itinerary Departing from the port at 7.00 am to enjoy a scenic drive along the coastal road. Upon your arrival in Hue at about 10:30 am, we will drive you to the remaining of the Citadel, the magnificent court of the Nguyen emperors. After touring the Citadel, we will

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Quick Read: Queensland police jet makes emergency landing after loud banging, loss of altitude mid-flight

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

The Queensland police jet carrying most of Queensland’s top police and emergency services leaders has made an emergency landing in Brisbane this morning after a mid-air drama on the way to Townsville…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-01-26/qld-government-air-drama-flight-turned-around/9364788   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. We also […]

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US Airline Stocks Tumble, How to Raise Your Uber Rating, Get Ready for Higher Airfare and More

US Airline Stocks Tumble, How to Raise Your Uber Rating, Get Ready for Higher Airfare and More

by Jeffrey Preis @ The Points Guy

Each Saturday, we round up news stories that you may have missed from the week before, including several that already appeared on The Points Guy, and some more that we haven’t covered yet. If you’re an avid TPG reader, scroll down for the new stuff. Here’s the top miles, points and travel news you may have missed this week. …

Quick Read: French tourist charged after highway crash which left woman with life-threatening injuries in New Zealand

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

A French tourist has been charged with causing a crash which hurt three people, including a woman who was left with critical injuries…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/100839983/french-tourist-charged-after-highway-crash-which-left-woman-with-lifethreatening-injuries 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 K+R news […]

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Quick Read: Train derails near Milan, at least two dead – TV citing emergency services

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

MILAN (Reuters) – A train derailed near Milan on Thursday killing at least two people and seriously injuring 10 others, TV channels RaiNews24 and SkyTG24 reported, citing emergency services…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-italy-accident-train/train-derails-near-milan-at-least-two-dead-tv-citing-emergency-services-idUKKBN1FE0PQ   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. We also send out a […]

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Quick Read: Daughter waits to bring parents home after Winnipeg couple found dead in Jamaica

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

A Winnipeg woman whose parents were killed in Jamaica two weeks ago is still waiting for answers about their deaths and hoping she can soon bring their bodies back to Canada. Melbourne Flake, 81, and Etta Flake, 70, were discovered in their home in St. Thomas on Jan. 9…. Read full article at the publisher’s […]

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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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Let’s Send Another Set of Students Abroad (Exciting Updates from FLYTE)

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Two years ago I started FLYTE, a charity designed to help students from underserved communities see the world. Since then, we have raised over $100,000 and sent three classes on trips around the world. Here are updates on the organization.

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Quick Read: Everything you should know before hiring a car for a ski holiday

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Skiing holidays require plenty of kit, and a hire car can be a useful and cost-effective way to transport groups and families from the airport to the resort…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/ski/articles/booking-ski-car-hire/   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. We also send out a Weekly […]

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7 tips to prepare your children for vaccines

by Matthew Walker @ Worldwise Travel Clinics

At Worldwise we give vaccines to children all the time. Here are several practical things you can do to prepare your children for having vaccinations. When booking your appointment at the travel clinic, tell us that the appointment is for children. That way we can ensure we allow plenty of time for discussion, distraction and […]

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; …

Azamara Club Cruises Destination Immersion

by Vision Travel @ Vision Travel | Vision Voyages

If you haven’t discovered Azamara Club Cruises yet, we strongly recommend you take a closer look. Their elegant, small ships (just 690 guests!) with super-friendly crews and itineraries to the world’s most interesting destinations are winning over travellers and creating devoted fans from around the globe, including us at Vision Travel. For 2018 and 2019 […]

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Quick Read: Engineer says he misjudged train location in fatal wreck

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

SEATTLE (AP) — An engineer told investigators he misjudged the location of an Amtrak train before it derailed in Washington state on a new high-speed route while traveling at nearly 80 mph — more than twice the speed limit around a curve, the National Transportation Safety Board disclosed Thur… Read full article at the publisher’s […]

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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 […]

Quick Read: Bus carrying South Korean tourists overturns, 1 local killed

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

Gaya (Bihar), Jan 23 One person was killed and several others, all of them South Korean nationals, were injured when a tourist bus met with an accident in the district today, police said…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.outlookindia.com/newsscroll/bus-carrying-south-korean-tourists-overturns-1-local-killed/1236936   Like what you read? Sign up here for our free Daily Updates. We […]

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Quick Read: South Korean hospital blaze kills at least 37, fleeing patients brave flames

by News Team @ Safe Travels Magazine

SEOUL (Reuters) – Once famous for an award-winning film of the same name, the South Korean city of Miryang became a scene of horror on Friday as flames and toxic smoke swept through a hospital, killing at least 37 people and injuring more than 140…. Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-southkorea-fire/blaze-in-south-korean-hospital-kills-eight-injures-dozens-idUKKBN1FF04W Like what […]

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Why I'll Never Return to Vietnam

Why I'll Never Return to Vietnam


Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

My trip through Vietnam, my awful experience, and why I never want to go back there for the rest of my life.

My Mom Says This Blog is Boring

by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

Last month, my mom told me she thought this blog was boring. “Where’s all the fun stuff? I want to see more photos of you traveling. I don’t care about these other updates.” “Mom, I live in Austin now. You know I’m not on the road that much,” I replied. “I know but still….I want […]

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