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Expert Travel Tips For Staying Safe During Civil Or Political Unrest.

Political or civil unrest is an unfortunate reality in modern society and can be experienced anywhere, in any country at any time. From political protests and rallies to full blown riots, here are some expert tips to avoid and deal

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Yes Solo Travel Is Scary, But You Should Go Anyway.

The thought of solo travel can be scary at first. The idea of travelling around the world on your own, with no back up and no safety net to fall back on can be intimidating. But just because something is

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Is Solo Travel Safe? Essential Gap Year Safety Tips For All Solo Backpackers.

Solo travel is an amazing way to see the world and countless backpackers head off on solo gap years every single day, have a life changing adventure and have the absolute time of their lives, but is it safe to travel solo? Is backpacking or taking a solo gap year really too dangerous? Especially for women? Let’s look at the absolute facts and see if solo travel really is safe or not with expert safety advice for all solo backpackers.

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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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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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Solo MALE Travel Safety Tips.

The ultimate, expert travel safety guide for men, because men travel solo too!

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Excuse Buster Series Part 4: It’s Too Dangerous To Go Backpacking!

Is taking a gap year or travelling the world really as dangerous as people think?

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