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Thailand in the Time of Protest

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The 2014 Bangkok protests are of absolutely no danger to travelers – and the mainstream media needs to stop scaring us into thinking this is the case.

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How Not to Get Shot in South America

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Half of avoiding danger in South America is skill and the other half is luck – here’s to hoping your luck is similar to mine!

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Is Cape Town Safe?

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Most of the things that are meant to make South Africans feel safer – electrified fences, barbed wire and armed guards, to name a few – have made me feel even more sketched out during my time in Cape Town thus far.

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Is Colombia a Safe Place to Travel?

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I wouldn’t go so far as to label Colombia a “safe” place to travel, but with the right amount of vigilance, you too should be able to travel to Colombia and return with your belongings and person intact.

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