Peru Safety Health

7 Top Safety Tips for First-Time Travelers to Peru

7 Top Safety Tips for First-Time Travelers to Peru

Planning your first trip to Peru? Awesome!

Peru is a beautiful and exciting travel destination with a rich and vibrant culture. Whether you’re taking a long backpacking adventure around the country or just a short holiday, it’s sure to be one of...

Safety Latin America

Is Traveling in Latin America Dangerous?

Is Traveling in Latin America Dangerous?

If you’ve never visited Latin America previously, it is natural to wonder if traveling there might be dangerous. Certainly, news reports don’t do the place any favors; on the basis of these alone, you could be forgiven for thinking that you'll find gangs,...

Colombia Safety Health

Staying Healthy in Colombia

Staying Healthy in Colombia

Travel in Colombia, as in any tropical or developing country destination, involves exposure to potential health issues which may be uncommon in your home country. The healthcare system in Colombia’s major urban centers is generally of good to high quality,...

Colombia Safety

Is it Safe to Travel in Colombia?

Is it Safe to Travel in Colombia?

There is a significant disconnect between popular perceptions of security and safety in Colombia, and the reality of the situation today. For the most part, those who have never visited the country or who have only limited exposure to its political...

Colombia Safety

Six Tips for Staying Safe in Colombia

Six Tips for Staying Safe in Colombia

The enduringly negative international reputation of Colombia’s security environment is, for foreign visitors at least, undeserved. If you're just involved in the usual sort of tourist activities you're unlikely to experience any serious problems during...

Safety Health Trip Planning

Medical Preparations for Your Colombia Trip

While it is not mandatory to have any specific vaccinations in order to enter Colombia, there are a number of inoculations recommended for those travelling to the country. The principal vaccines are outlined below, but you should always check with your...

Colombia Plastic Surgery Health

Nip Tuck Tourism

Nip Tuck Tourism

Wander around any of the upmarket districts of the cities of Cali and Medellin and within minutes you’ll realize that plastic surgery in Colombia is big business.

The fashion in corporal enhancements is definitely towards the extreme. In big cities...