Make sure that your hotel window is closed.

Make sure that your hotel window is closed.

Theft from hotel rooms is rare. But when it happens, it mostly happens because of unlocked windows.

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No selfies at the Dambulla cave temple please.

No selfies at the Dambulla cave temple please.

This is a very important travel tip if you go to Sri Lanka. Sri Lankans can get seriously upset if you take a photo of yourself, when turning your back to Buddha.

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Ask me a travel question.

Ask me a travel question.

I have been on the road for 29 years. And I have visited more than 75 countries. So I know a fair bit about traveling and I am always happy to help fellow travelers if I can. More »

I was denied entry to Costa Rica because of my battered passport.

I was denied entry to Costa Rica because of my battered passport.

Yesterday I was denied entry to Costa Rica and had to buy a ticket to Guatemala, in order to continue my trip in Central America.

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I love the Lisbon trams.

I love the Lisbon trams.

Lisbon has some wonderful old trams that are really nice to ride. There is also a little problem with pickpockets though. So here is how they work and how to avoid them.

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