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Should You Travel To Dangerous Countries?

The world is filled with countries that are seemingly off limits to any mere mortal traveller. With tales of extreme danger and endless conflict or terrorist attacks filling the headlines, is anywhere safe to travel to? And should you travel

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Posted in Solo Travel, Travel Safety, Travel Talk

How To Outsmart And Avoid Pickpockets And Thieves On Your Gap Year.

Having your valuables stolen whilst on your gap year is one of many travellers worst fears. Fortunately there are a lot of ways you can outsmart thieves and pickpockets when travelling and ensure that your valuables stay exactly where they are supposed to be.  

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Is Australia Becoming Too Dangerous For Backpackers Fearful Of Sexual Assault?

With the media sensationalising more and more high profile cases of backpackers and gap year travellers in Australia becoming victims of serious crimes, questions are being asked whether or not Australia is becoming too dangerous for young female backpackers. 

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Posted in Travel Safety

What To Expect At Israel’s Airport Security.

Israel’s Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv is infamous amongst travellers for being seriously heavy with security. Horror stories of innocent travellers being detained for hours, missing flights and intrusive luggage checks are the norm, and the average traveller is often paranoid about strip searches and heavy interrogations, so what is it really like entering and exiting one of the most security conscious countries on the planet?

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Posted in Destinations, Travel Advice, Travel Safety

Is Israel Safe? Perception Versus Reality.

When people think of travelling to Israel the question of safety and security always comes up. Is it safe to travel in Israel? Are tourists putting themselves at risk? The truth of the matter is the reality is very different to what many people assume.

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Posted in Destinations, Travel Safety

How Not To Get Murdered, Killed Or Kidnapped On Your Gap Year.

The media is rife with tales of backpackers coming to a sticky and untimely end on their gap years, salivating over details of all the monsters that lurk in the shadows the second you get off that plane. Listen to these expert tips instead of the media hype and learn how not to get murdered, killed, kidnapped or even worse on your once in a lifetime backpacking trip. 

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Posted in Travel Safety

The Importance Of An Exit Strategy On Your Gap Year.

Would you know what to do if something went horribly wrong on your gap year and you need to get out or go home in a hurry? If something terrible happens while you are travelling and you need to bail quickly, it is essential that you have an exit strategy that will get you out of that situation and to a place of safety as quickly as possible. Here are the top expert tips to keep you from getting stuck in a situation you don’t want to be in.

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Posted in Travel Safety

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