Water slides seem fun and a cool way to spend time with friends and family. Given that there’s no electrical component involved, you suppose there’s no risk, so it’s perfectly safe to go water sliding. Well, the truth is that these type of recreational giants can be hazardous, causing severe injuries and even death. These incidents are not something...
  An unknown tourist destination up until the 1970s, the Maldives archipelago now counts for over 100 amazing resorts. There are over 185 islands of various dimensions, but they don’t gather more than 300,000 inhabitants, although the number of tourists exceeds one million yearly. However, just like any other country in the world, it comes with its own set of...
  One of the booming segments of the tourism industry is what we call adventure tourism. These travelers like taking risks (either real or perceived) and sometimes venture on the other side of the planet for their expeditions. An important component of adventure travel is planning. Gone are the days when explorers jumped in a truck with a map and hoped...
  Romania is a beautiful country that offers tourists stunning views of its landscapes. Much of the country’s nature can also be admired traveling by car. However, sometimes with high reward comes high risk and some of the most scenic Romanian roads may prove to be more than just a Sunday drive for those who venture onto them. Here are 5...
  Our changing perception of what makes a place seem utterly dangerous is shaped by many factors. One of them is the dramatic media, always thirsty for a juicy story and not telling the truth. However, there's an ounce of truth in every rumor, so it might not be a bad idea to prepare yourself before traveling to a seemingly...
  There are multiple benefits to traveling, from improving our understanding of other cultures to allowing us to try those amazing foods we’ve heard so much about. For many of us, travel equals adventure, and we want to take part in certain activities that will manage to raise our adrenaline level. While this can be very fun, and no one...
  Also known as “The City of Lights” or “The City of Love,” Paris is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, with over 80 million people visiting it each year. According to most of them, the best time to visit Paris would be in spring or early autumn to still enjoy the warm weather and avoid...
  Traveling to Russia isn’t all that dangerous, but you might want to be aware of some things that no foreigner should ever do in the capital of this country. Here are five of some of the most important pieces of advice we can give you.   Don’t take unregistered cabs In general, it’s unwise to get in a taxi that doesn’t...
  Los Angeles is one of the favorite destinations of tourists across the world and The United States, too. We put together a list of five things you might want to avoid doing while in town, though, just to make sure you do not offend anyone and remain safe at all times.   Don’t get too close to the Hollywood sign Although it...
  Although you might enjoy traveling because you get the chance to experience the thrills of hazardous sports, there are some activities that you should simply avoid while visiting new cities and/or countries. The reason for this has to do with the fact that you might put your life in danger and that most travel insurances do not cover the price...