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What Does a Government Travel Warning Mean for Your Trip?

Shermans Travel | Posted 11.16.2013 | Travel
Shermans Travel

A travel warning doesn't actually prohibit anyone from traveling. It's just meant to make the traveler more aware. What these advisories fail to tell us is the reality of being on the ground. Tourism boards, national airlines and hotels will often provide current, relevant tips for travelers.

Terror Threat Prompts U.S. To Evacuate Consulate

Posted 08.09.2013 | World

The U.S. has ordered the evacuation of another consulate overseas in response to a terrorist threat, CNN reported. According to The Associated Pre...

Trouble in Paradise(s) Redux // Part Two

Dane Steele Green | Posted 06.05.2013 | Gay Voices
Dane Steele Green

A few posts ago, I presented my readers with "Trouble in Paradise(s)" a broadly-written summary of all the places in the world LGBTQ travelers should ...

U.S. Increases Mexico Travel Warning

AP | Posted 02.12.2012 | Travel

MEXICO CITY -- The U.S. State Department is recommending that Americans avoid travel to all or parts of 14 of 31 Mexican states in the widest travel a...

Travel Warning Expanded To 14 Mexican States

Posted 02.10.2012 | World

For the second time in less than a year, the U.S. State Department has expanded its travel warning for Mexico, urging Americans to stay clear of 14 Me...

U.S. Issues Travel Alert Over Alleged Iranian Plot To Assassinate Saudi Ambassador

AP | By MATTHEW LEE | Posted 12.11.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- The State Department is warning Americans around the world of the potential for terrorist attacks against U.S. interests following the e...

When The Government Says No, And You Still Go

AOL Travel News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

When traveler Earl Baron went to Syria last year, a relative made this plea: "Promise me that whatever you do, you won't go to Iraq." Little did his f...

A New Terrorism Alert System. Goodbye, and Good Riddance, to Code Red

David Ropeik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Ropeik

What color worried are you today? No-worries Green? Freaked-out Red? A-little-nervous Yellow? Not for long. The color-coded chart of our fears is...

U.S. Issues Terror Alert For Tourists In Europe

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

State Department notice issued Sunday about the potential for terrorists attacks in Europe. The alert expires Jan. 11: The State Department alerts U....

Terror Warning In Europe? U.S. Weighs Travel Alert For Tourists Abroad

AP | MATTHEW LEE and EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration will warn U.S. citizens to be vigilant as they travel in Europe, providing updated guidance prompted by al...

Travel Warning Deters Some From Summer Study In Mexico

Stephen Montemayor | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Stephen Montemayor

Careful review of the circumstances in specific regions of Mexico and the same precautions and common sense that is employed at home could mean the difference between gaining study and understanding and ignoring an opportunity.

U.S. Warns Against Visiting Nepal

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KATMANDU, Nepal — The United States has warned its citizens not to travel to Nepal after months of street protests and political turmoil in the ...