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...
  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...
  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...
  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...
  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...
  Travelling is all fun and games until you realize you are breaking the law. Unfortunately, the downside of visiting the world is that each country or region comes with its own rules and customs, which means there is a slight chance to do something considered illegal or rude. Thus, you should take your time and read about the place...
  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...
  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...
  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...
  There's a sense of power in doing a dangerous activity. While most of us live boring lives, tied to a desk and with 9 to 5 jobs, others do extreme sports for the adrenaline rush and because they want to feel like they are alive. They dare, which is the main difference between an adventurer and a normal person. It...