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My Favorite Travel Gear Brands: Clothing Arts

If you’re worrying about losing your valuables to a pickpocket when you travel to Athens, Paris, or Rome—as you probably should—then you may want to invest in some pickpocket proof clothing. It’s like regular travel clothing, but with secret stash spots
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The Four Things You Need for International Travel

“There are only three essential things you need for an international trip: a passport, money, and time.” I’ve seen this quote attributed to a lot of people over several decades and have no idea who really said it first. It was
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Worried About Travel Safety? Avoid the Vatican

Which country in the world has the highest rate of crime per capita? It’s not some third-world country that sounds mysterious and shady. It’s the Vatican. Yes, the city state ruled over by the Pope and his crew often gets reported
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It’s Safer Out There Than You Probably Think

With the signing this year of a peace deal between the government and the rebels in Colombia, 2016 marked the first time in history that there is no war going on in all of the Americas. Who knows how far back
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Why We Suck at Measuring Travel Risks

Bomb goes off, the cancellations roll in. A rare murder makes the news, tourism takes a dive. It happens like clockwork every time a potential travel destination is in the news because something bad happens. People turn on CNN (or worse,