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:
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.
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,
Brazil is well known for it’s wild parties, beautiful women and massive rainforest. While many tourists find it hard to leave the country’s mainland, those who adventure off the coast will be pleasantly surprised.
Earlier this month, archaeologists unearthed a stockpile of gold coins, silver jewelry and other valuables that were buried more than 2,000 years ago in what is now Ukraine. Last year, two ‘amateur treasure hunters’ tracked down a stash of ancient coins worth more than $15 million in southern France.
Body language, like spoken language, is completely arbitrary; the most insulting gesture in one country might be perfectly harmless — or even meaningless — in another.
Parasites, small organisms that feed off the blood and tissue of larger organisms (known as hosts), are living proof that the world is a creepy place.
The winter months can be intimidating when it comes to hiking and backpacking. While many of us head out to the slopes or trudge along on snowshoes, a few diehards take to the trails despite wind, rain, and snow.
For those with strong stomachs, rollercoasters are an incredibly fun and adrenaline filled good time. It doesn’t matter if you are young or old, if you meet the height requirement and don’t have a heart condition then you can ride and enjoy a good rollercoaster.
Regardless of where you’ve traveled, chances are you’ve visited at least one UNESCO World Heritage Cultural Site.