TRAVEL TIPS - STAYING SAFE

A veteran tour guide’s safety tips for Egypt

Is Egypt safe? A tour guide's tips

5 things to know about conflict zone insurance

Questions about conflict zone insurance? We have answers. Here are some things you should know before you get out your wallet. 1.  What's the biggest difference...

It’s a match! How to stay safe in a connected world

Travelling solo? Find a friend -or more- with your phone

Unsung local heroes

Raise a glass to local heroes - the unsung stars of many a traveller’s tale.

EDITOR'S PICK

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.

battleface supports: The Last Overland Expedition Team

battleface have provided The Lastoverland team with travel medical insurance for the expedition, view expedition updates here

The six most inappropriate tourist selfies ever

There’s that drunken night out in Stockholm when you decided a traffic cone would make a truly fabulous wizard’s hat.

Hong Kong protests | What you need to know

If you’re visiting Hong Kong and want to avoid getting caught up in protests, consult international media.

STAY CONNECTED

The most daring real-life tales of survival

Surviving for multiple days or even weeks in a remote and unforgiving environment takes serious expertise.

battleface supports: The Last Overland Expedition Team

battleface have provided The Lastoverland team with travel medical insurance for the expedition, view expedition updates here

Off the beaten track traveller Joan Torres

Spaniard Joan Torres is the man behind Against the Compass, a travel blog that challenges travellers to explore more adventurously by providing practical information...

Mountain biking in Morocco

As a couple, Eros and I love travelling long journeys by bike and we have always organised our trips from head to toe.

Six terrifying travel experiences for fearless globetrotters

How do you like to return from a trip abroad?

Is the era of mandatory travel insurance upon us?

Of course, for the more intrepid travellers, compulsory insurance is nothing new.