It is estimated that hundreds of Western women have fallen victim to romance scamming by Jack Sparrow lookalikes in and around Petra, Jordan.
Travelling to Dangerous Places: Safety Assessment Tips
These days travellers are much more often in conflict zones than you would think. Here are ways to assess the safety situation before heading out to the danger zone.
How to Avoid Getting Scammed at Egypt’s Great Pyramids
I was shocked to learn how many foreigners get scammed at Egypt’s Great Pyramids. Here is how you can outsmart the touts.
7 Embarrassing Travel Mistakes I Hope You Will Never Make
No one is perfect. While most of the travel tips I always like to share with you are inspired by other travellers, some of them are also based on my own mistakes. In this article you will find 7 of my most embarrassing travel mistakes.
10 Crucial Tips on How to Keep Your Travel Cash Safe
Chances are you probably experienced some problems with cash abroad at least once. So, based on my own experiences I am sharing these 10 crucial tips on how to keep your travel cash safe!
6 Taxi Safety Tips That Everyone Should Know
Travellers too often end up in trouble getting overcharged or scammed by taxi drivers, or even worse: intimidated, robbed or taken to the wrong place. Learn how to avoid this with my 6 taxi safety tips.
These 11 Tips Are Essential for Safe Travel
No more scams, threats, intimidation and losing your stuff? Based on my own travel experiences in all continents, I developed these 11 essential tips that should get any traveller safely around the world.