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Top Travel Apps For Your Smartphone

Top Travel Apps For Your Smartphone

Travelling around with a smartphone can sometimes seem a bit silly, especially when you are going to the bathroom in a hole in the ground.  But the reality is that there are many apps out there that make your travels significantly easier and worry free.

The Worst Places to Be Imprisoned Abroad

The Worst Places to Be Imprisoned Abroad

Due to a long winter in the Pacific Northwest and a lackadaisical work schedule, I have filled too much of my time watching “Locked Up Abroad”. While the rain dripped and the sun hid (for three straight weeks), “at least I’m not in Malaysian prison” I reassured myself.

5 Things You Should Do Before Traveling to Africa

5 Things You Should Do Before Traveling to Africa

We never want to discourage spontaneous travel plans, but there are a few preliminary steps you should take before your trip to Africa. A little forethought and careful consideration could save your trip from turning into an international catastrophe.

Pinterest Venturesafe Giveaway

Pinterest Venturesafe Giveaway

Here we go again! What would Pacsafe be if we weren’t doing another giveaway. This time it’s on Pinterest and we’re giving away a Venturesafe GII bag every Monday and Friday. Did you get that? EVERY Monday and Friday in Feb! Instructions are simple (to the left) just repin your [...]

5 Adventurers to Make You Feel Pathetic

5 Adventurers to Make You Feel Pathetic

Nothing says adventure like sitting at your computer and reading about the awesome accomplishments of others. If you’re looking to revel in your lack of activity, consider a few champions. If nothing else, they may inspire you to go do something.

The 7 Countries with the Most Beautiful Women

The 7 Countries with the Most Beautiful Women

While the expression that there are beautiful women in every single country is most definitely a true statement, there are some countries that are better than others. Here’s a list of the 8 countries with the highest density of gorgeous females. UkraineThe Ukraine is slowly, but surely getting on the [...]

Must-Do Activities on Australia’s East Coast

Must-Do Activities on Australia’s East Coast

For many, the east coast of Australia is a travel route that is at the beginning of the travel checklist.  The first-world status, hot weather, and english-speaking locals make for a good introduction to travelling around for the young and young-at-heart.

What to Do When a Police Officer Demands a Bribe in a Foreign Country

What to Do When a Police Officer Demands a Bribe in a Foreign Country

This article features worldwide corruption statistics and tips for travelers who encounter sticky situations with the law when they go abroad. But first, a true story:

Health Care While Abroad

Health Care While Abroad

It’s nerve-wracking enough trying to find a bathroom in some foreign countries, let alone trying to get medical treatment when you’re injured. Receiving health care abroad is not something anyone wants to deal with, but the truth is that it happens, more often than you’d care to think.

6 Small Towns in Central America to Slow Down Your Life

6 Small Towns in Central America to Slow Down Your Life

Modern life seems to be moving in a direction of fast paced multitasking and constant activity. As smart phones and computers continue to consume more and more time in our lives,