Our Americas page covers South and Central America as well as the USA and Canada. As a result there is a huge range of issues facing travellers. In South and Central America we would highlight the risk of crime, a number of the scams below relate to this. Too often people are being mugged at night when carrying a debit card - next trip will be to the ATM under duress so don't go out with one in high crime areas. Dengue Fever & now Chikungunya Fever is a persistent risk. Big thanks to Sam Lebus for all his recent contribution
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18 Mar, 2018
Kenya: Heavy rainfall and flooding.
Colombia: Election period starts
Sri Lanka: State of emergency lifted
Brazil: Increase in denge fever around Belo Horizonte & SP
14 Mar, 2018
The best bits of Latin America are the rural areas. The topography and environment is diverse, there are many cultural and historical differences and most gappers have a superb time. Our rural...
11 Mar, 2018
Most travellers have a fun and safe time in SE Asia, the area has huge opportunitites. Parts, especially in Thailand, are overflowing with travellers so one has to make a bit more of and effort to ...