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56 Essential resources for high-risk travel

Every journey starts with the first step. And if you’re heading to a high-risk or off-the-beaten-track destination, that first step should always be research. But...

Two apps you need for the Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo is ready for the Olympics. Are you? These two apps can make your holiday feel as easy as a triple axel looks. Japan’s Tourism...

Hell on Wheels | Scooter Safety

Scooters are lethal weapons.

Monica Axelsson | The pleasures and perils of voluntourism

Where to go next, I don't know, but I will certainly not be here in winter.

Five reasons to celebrate #flightshame?

#flightshame the movement to reduce global carbon emissions by cutting back on personal air travel

How a little language goes a long way

The humble tourism phrasebook seems a little passé these days, don’t you think?

3 tourist scams and how to avoid them

Don't get taken for a ride

7 Ways to stay safe in airports

There’s no such thing as a completely safe way to travel. We just have to go with acceptable risks.

Surviving the Summer Festival Season

Surviving the summer festival season takes a bit more than a ton of money and a hollow leg

Is Voluntourism Terrible?

Trending: well-meaning tourists squeeze in a little altruism between a morning hike and an ‘authentic’ buffet back at the hotel around dinner time.  What could...

Monica Axelsson | Voluntourism in St Thomas

After spending the winter recovering from a motorcycle crash on her Sweden-to-Sicily road trip, Monica Axelsson headed to the Caribbean.

Crisis Response Insurance

Headed somewhere that's remote, unstable, a conflict zone, or all three? You need insurance that covers more than a sunburn.
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