Travel Safety

The Essential Travel Checklist To Keep You Covered

Claire Newell | Posted 02.02.2017 | Canada Travel
Claire Newell

Traveling internationally brings a specific set of challenges to travelers well beyond that of any domestic trip. Documentation, licensing, insurance, healthcare and bill payments at home are all important considerations. I have created a checklist to keep you covered and hopefully help ensure a problem-free international trip.

12 Ways To Stay Safe Abroad

Jonathan Duke | Posted 12.16.2016 | Canada Travel
Jonathan Duke

Anytime you're standing still in public you're a target for pickpockets. So whether you're watching a street performer or engaging in conversation with a friendly local, remain aware of who's around you.

How to Keep Your Suitcase Safe While Travelling

Julia Rosien | Posted 01.07.2015 | Canada Travel
Julia Rosien

While lost and damaged luggage is an unfortunate travel reality, it's getting easier to track down an errant bag half a world away and get it back to you -- relatively quickly. And if you've identified your bag well and have an inventory of the contents, luck may be in your favour. Use these tips to help ensure that even if your bags don't arrive with you, you'll be protected.

How Not to Get Robbed While Abroad

Rebecca Ananda | Posted 05.06.2013 | Canada Travel
Rebecca Ananda

I'm hot, I'm tired, my stomach is arguing with the dosa I had for dinner, and my freaking skin is on fire! And now this 'dude' is bothering me with this nonsense! "No, that's not mine! My money is in my ba-" I drop the end of the word as I look down at my feet to see, not my bag, but empty floor. Passport, wallet, guidebook and camera, all...gone. And that's how I got robbed in India.

Pack A Ring! Canadian Government Tells Women To Wear Fake Wedding Band While Travelling

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 03.11.2012 | Canada Living

The latest version of a travel brochure released by the Canadian government has sparked some controversy among those who have no interest in lying abo...