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5 ways NGOs can tighten safety protocols in 2020

NGO operating in a high-risk or remote environments

2020 Hong Kong travel tips

With protests taking place for the second half of 2019, we now know what to look out for in Hong Kong in 2020.

Hell on Wheels | Scooter Safety

Scooters are lethal weapons.

10 great gifts for travellers

What to give the adventurous traveller in your life? If you're reading this, it's probably not a neck pillow, a designer passport cover or...

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.

Who fixes the fixers?

What happens to fixers when something goes wrong?

Fixers | Journalists getting fixed in faraway places

More than being a foreign correspondent's eyes and ears, the best fixers can also be the reporter’s early warning system too.

Surviving riots and protests

Every protest is different, but all have the potential to become violent. Travellers need to know how to avoid them, and how to handle...

How a little language goes a long way

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

How to communicate when language fails

Learning the skills necessary for non-verbal or limited language communication.

The business of kidnap and ransom insurance

An increasing number of big high-flying companies have Kidnap & Ransom coverage for their staff nowadays.
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