Safety Tips

Safety Tips

Travel Tips and Advice from Experienced Travellers and Travel Companies

Safety Tips & Advice

The most important part of any travelling adventure is returning safely. Please have a look at our safety tips and travel advice from experienced travellers who have kindly shared what they have learnt from their travelling adventures.


“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”

If you have travel safety advice you would like to share please get in touch.

Travelling is a blessing, to have the knowledge to see the world in a safe and secure environment means you can travel with confidence.

  • Richard Stuttle in Bali

    What’s the point of going travelling?

    Why should I go travelling? I can see the world online from the comfort of my sofa. I would say there is far more to travelling than just seeing new places and looking over beautiful views. Travelling is as much about exploring yourself and finding your way as a person, as it is about seeing new places and visiting iconic destinations.

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  • Snowy Meribel sunshine

    Becoming a Seasonaire – Winter in the Mountains

    Living in the mountains for 5 months, skiing or snowboarding every day, sounds absolutely perfect. Winter seasons can also be incredibly addictive, in total I worked 10 winters in the French Alps, mostly in Meribel and around The Three Valleys.

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  • Sydney Opera House

    The Future of Backpacking

    Will backpacking ever be the same again? I have been an avid traveller over 20 years, spending 10 winter seasons in the French Alps and summers travelling around Europe. In 2003 I embarked on a 2-year backpacking adventure around Australia, New Zealand and Thailand…

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  • Snowy mountains and trees

    What’s the latest on going on travelling this winter?

    Going abroad for anything other than essential reasons is currently banned throughout the UK, but the reports of a potential vaccine have led to a rising interest from people eager to get back out there and travel.

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  • People crossing very busy street

    Staying Safe in Tokyo, Japan

    Japan is one of the safest countries in the world, ranking as number 9 on World Population Review in 2020. It’s generally safe to walk around at night, violent crime is extremely rare, and things that often plague other countries’ sightseeing spots such as pickpocketing and mugging are low.

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