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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.

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.

New look? You might need a new passport

Take a look at your travel document. Are you still sporting that ironic moustache? Gained or lost weight?

Samuel Eder | Drones in Donetsk

Samuel Eder asked how to get to the loo without getting blown up. Halfway there, he heard a familiar whirring.

Visiting Rason in the Northeast of North Korea

Going off the beaten track is one thing, but doing it in North Korea is another entirely.

Is Voluntourism Terrible?

Trending: well-meaning tourists squeeze in a little altruism between a morning hike and an ‘authentic’ buffet back at the hotel around dinner time.  What could...

What happens to my holiday when bad weather strikes?

How to stay safe and sane when the weather threatens to ruin your holiday

10 reasons why you don’t need travel medical insurance

Travel medical insurance is overrated, a hassle and a waste of money. Right? 10. I've got 9 perfectly good other fingers. Small injuries can get nasty...

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...