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The Reverse Rapture Pooch

The Reverse Rapture Pooch May 26, 2011 | Kid-Friendly, Offbeat, Travel News, Travel Safety, Travel Tips | Read More
A week after the scheduled end-of-the-earth, one unlucky dog named May literally fell from the sky north of Vancouver. Although it’s not totally clear how this happened, it’s assumed the pooch was swooped up by an eagle only to be let go once the eagle realized the dog wouldn’t make...

Bedbugs on BA Flight Get Photo, Website Treatment from Flier

Bedbugs on BA Flight Get Photo, Website Treatment from Flier March 17, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Bedbugs are a hassle that seem to be a part of living in most major cities, but it’s less often we hear about them in the air. On a flight from Los Angeles to Bangalore, a 28-year-old woman was bit dozens of times, but British Airways staff refused to acknowledge it at the time. Unfortunately for...

New Study: In Ideal World, Sully Could Have Landed at LGA

New Study: In Ideal World, Sully Could Have Landed at LGA May 5, 2010 | New York, Travel Safety | Read More
Passengers on US Air Flight 1549 were grateful that pilot Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger was able to safely put down the airliner, disabled by bird strikes, in the Hudson River. Investigators tasked with explaining the events have found that he might not have needed to. They used trained pilots...

The Most Repulsive Travel Parasites

The Most Repulsive Travel Parasites March 24, 2010 | Around the World, Travel Safety | Read More
A laundry list of dangers can befall travelers while abroad: passports lost, wallets stolen, hearts carelessly broken by dark and brooding foreigners, but perhaps the most dangerous, life threatening, and difficult to protect yourself against is contracting an infectious parasite while out of your home...

Swine Flu Travel Information & Warnings

Swine Flu Travel Information & Warnings April 28, 2009 | Travel News, Travel Safety | Read More
With Swine Flu breaking news all over the world, we wanted to make sure our users understand the relevant information and how it might affect their travel plans. To that end, we’ve summarized the most current facts about the disease and will continue to update the NileGuidance blog with additional...

6 Tips for Traveling by Cab in a Foreign City

6 Tips for Traveling by Cab in a Foreign City February 10, 2009 | Travel Safety, Travel Tips | Read More
Though public transportation is a great way to get around, sometimes you need to take a taxi to get from point A to point B. A few tips for catching a ride safely: Call ahead. In many cities, you can never be entirely certain of a cab’s legitimacy.  Forged paperwork and a little yellow paint...

Safe Travels – Know Before You Go

Safe Travels – Know Before You Go December 9, 2008 | Travel Safety | Read More
In this holiday season, we’re all used to getting a parting “Safe Travels!” message from friends and family as we head home after visiting Aunt Margaret in Baltimore or Uncle Fred in Philadelphia. However, especially for those taking advantage of the holiday business shutdown to squeeze...
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