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How strong is your passport? | The Passport Index

What does your passport do? Lots more (or less) than you think. Passports get you places. But some get you there easier than others. And...

Travel health: the other diseases to watch out for

Covid-19 may have dominated news cycles for the past 12 months, but it’s far from the only infectious disease that travellers need to take...

Close calls with solo traveller Gwendolyn Janke

Two eye-opening experiences come to mind when I think about my solo travel as a woman and they occurred to me during the #metoo...

Crisis Response Insurance

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

Do you need high-risk travel insurance?

What is high-risk travel insurance? Do you need it? Read on for the basics. Note: This is an update of an article originally posted 5...

The Covid survival guide: how to stay safe when travel resumes

As the UK approaches the anniversary of entering its first lockdown, there are tantalising signs that the battle against covid-19 may be nearing victory. Falling...

What’s happening in Myanmar?

A rundown of what’s happened in the Southeast Asian country as it marks a month since the military coup. Since the first day of February,...

New Orleans: fast facts, travel tips and a pronunciation guide

New Orleans Mardi Gras 2021 is cancelled, but it's never too soon to start planning a trip to New Orleans, where there's something fun...

Which countries are beating coronavirus?

No country on Earth has escaped the effects of coronavirus. But one year on from the virus beginning to take hold globally, its impact...

Six times travellers got SCAMMED

You may be a seasoned traveller - but would you fall for these scams? Let’s be clear: the vast majority of locals you meet while...

From Hong Kong to Taiwan During Covid19

At the beginning of 2020, I flew back to Hong Kong after spending Christmas in the U.K. Little did I know that it would...

A quiet year for travel but deafening for Hong Kong’s political unrest

It’s been a strange year in Hong Kong. Due to the global pandemic and political unrest, the streets have been unusually quiet. Normally the city receives...
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