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Is It Safe To Travel In Ethiopia?

Is Ethiopia safe to travel to? When people think of travelling to Ethiopia the question of safety and security always comes up thanks to outdated stereotypes of civil war, poverty and famine. Is it too dangerous to travel in Ethiopia? Are travellers in danger if they go? The truth of the matter is the reality is very different to what people assume.

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Is It Safe To Travel To Jerusalem?

Jerusalem is increasingly popular as a city break destination but with recent tensions and political flashpoints in Israel is it too dangerous for travellers to even consider going to the country? Is Jerusalem itself safe for travel?  

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We Need To Change How We Think About Travel Safety.

Too many people are afraid of travelling the world. They think taking a gap year is dangerous and backpacking is too risky. There are risks out there for travellers, but they should be prepared for, not feared. Fear should never stop anyone from travelling, and it is about time everyone changed the way they think about travel safety.

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Posted in Solo Travel, Travel Safety

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 to those countries that are deemed unsafe?

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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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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

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