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April 24, 2017

Do you know what laws apply to you in the country you’re about to travel to?

Let’s start with a quick exercise. Imagine you going to Singapore next week. What laws will apply to you there? What laws will you follow?

If you answer that you don’t know or the same laws as a...

April 18, 2017

Sadly, we're headed into the end of this ski season in Europe but there’s still a month to hit the slopes and a couple more months if you live in North America. While most snow fanatics are familiar with the term ‘aprés-ski’, it means ‘after ski’ in French and is a hap...

April 10, 2017

With Easter next week now is a good time to think about attending religious festivals and events when travelling abroad. Every country will have a number of these. Think about Carnaval in Brazil, or St. Patrick’s Day in the U.S. and Ireland, Eid al-Fitr in Muslim count...

April 3, 2017

On 23 March 2017, four people were killed in the centre of London when an attacker drove his car along a pavement of a bridge and attempted to storm Parliament stabbing and killing a police officer before being shot by police.

This shocking and tragic incident highligh...

March 23, 2017

Electronics travel ban? What does it mean for you and your travel tomorrow? 

On 20 March 2017, the U.S. President directed the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to slap a ban on laptops and tablets on all direct flights from Egypt, Jordan, Qatar, Kuwait, Morocc...

March 6, 2017

Working or volunteering abroad is one of the most exciting ways to use your gap year. However, far too many young people are taken advantage of because they have not adequately prepared to take care of themselves before they attempt to take care of others. It’s excitin...

February 27, 2017

No, is the short answer. But when his friends and colleagues received an email saying that he and his wife had been attacked and needed money they could be forgiven for thinking something had gone terribly wrong.

While Governor of Indiana, now U.S. Vice-President, Mike...

February 13, 2017

Planning a great trip hiking in Nepal or the Namibian desert? Running a marathon with friends in Kenya or Jordan? Participating in hikes, treks, and runs are great ways to experience the world. However, considering how you will take care of yourself while you do so can...

February 3, 2017

If you participate in snow sports you’re aware of the danger of avalanches. These masses of snow and ice can sweep down a slope wiping out everything in their path and burying vast expanses in deep snow and rubble. The recent avalanche in Farindola, Italy which killed...

January 23, 2017

We all worry about a lot of things. Some of us more worry more than others. If you’re a student travelling on your gap year it’s likely that your parents' level of worry will take a dramatic upshot while you’re gone. They worry because they love you and want you to be...

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