Playing bingo, snacking while sitting on a monument or feeding pigeons may seem innocent enough; but each of these activities is illegal in some countries or cities.
Read about unusual laws and where they apply. Read More
Traditionally tourists to Turkey have bought a visa "sticker" at border control. If more than one plane landed at the "same" time the lines for the "visa" desk" could be horrendous.
You can now apply for an e-Visa online ... Read More
The FCO has identified that many over 55's travelling abroad do not have holiday insurance or fail to declare medical conditions.
If you didn't disclose that you are taking tablets for blood pressure or cholesterol and have a stroke or heart attack abroad your medical costs may not be covered (in the USA these could reach £100,000). Read More
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Because of its proximity to the central and western Caribbean as well as Mexico and the Panama Canal, Galveston is the perfect jump-off point for vacationers wanting to take a relaxing cruise in and around the Gulf of Mexico. Read More
Baltimore is well situated for those who are living on the eastern seaboard and are interested in taking a cruise to Bermuda, the Bahamas or certain destinations in the northern and eastern Caribbean. Read More