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

With one more high profile case of a woman being held against her will and raped in Australia being sensationalised in the media, questions are being asked whether or not Australia is becoming too dangerous for young female backpackers.  A

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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

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Is Israel Safe? Perception Versus Reality.

When people think of travelling to Israel the question of safety and security always comes up. The truth of the matter is the reality is very different to what many people assume. What comes to mind when you hear the

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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

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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? 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

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Staying Safe Online When Travelling.

In a modern digital age travellers are very rarely offline and often have at least one connected device on them at all times. The problem is those devices often have a wealth of personal information about us, our family, our

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Why I hate Money Belts (And Why You Shouldn’t Wear Them).

Money belts are an almost ubiquitous piece of travel equipment, but I can’t stand them, never wear one and think they do very little to decrease the risk of becoming a victim or losing your important documents. Here’s why. I

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