With all the crazy stories going on around the world – terrorist attacks, Brexit, and political coups – I’m beginning to think that these whack-job survivalists I see on television aren’t that whacky. While I’m not deterred from traveling (and neither should you be), I might consider packing some of these gadgets just in case crazy happens.
Everyone deserves the chance to see the world and experience other cultures, including individuals who are living with physical or mental disabilities. While being disabled comes with its added challenges, it doesn’t have to mean resigning yourself to the life of a day-tripper.
If you only have one of something, that should be enough motivation to make you want to try and preserve it. Sadly, the human race doesn’t seem to feel that way about our planet, despite the fact that we only have one earth. Advocates have been preaching the message of ‘reduce, reuse and recycle’ for decades now, but mankind continues to fill the oceans with plastic and pump the air full of greenhouse gases.
If you’re traveling to a somewhat exotic place or even just slightly off the beaten track, there’s a great possibility that you’ll be exposed to some nasty diseases. Make sure to get vaccinated before you leave and take plenty of precautions when you’re traveling.
While you might think that human sacrifices belong solely to the ancient world, several contemporary cases of ritual murders have occurred in modern times. Some may dismiss it as nothing more than “Satanic panic” but across the globe, ritualistic murders continue to crop up even in the 21st century. There are 15 countries where modern day human sacrifices are still known to occur.
The 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil shined a giant spotlight on the many dangerous diseases that we can contract while traveling. Thankfully, most can be prevented, which is why it’s important to know before you go! While the whole Zika Beetlejuice head-shrinking thing may sound cool in theory, it isn’t something I’d want to live with.
Raising children is both a privilege and a challenge, and one that everyone wants to succeed at. When it comes to bringing up happy, healthy kids, some places in the world are more suitable than others. Here are 16 cities across the globe where raising children is an even more challenging task than usual.