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What Does a Government Travel Warning Mean for Your Trip?

September 11, 2013 by Alex Schechter

From a traveler's perspective, the idea of a trip to Damascus right now (and pretty much anywhere else in Syria) is clearly out of the question. With constant ... Read More »

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Is It Safe to Travel When a U.S. Embassy Is Closed?

August 05, 2013 by Alex Schechter

Twenty-six days. That's how long the Department of State's current Worldwide Travel Alert in the Middle East and North Africa is projected to last. As of Friday, ... Read More »

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5 Tips For Travelling In the Middle East During Ramadan

July 05, 2013 by Alex Schechter

Planning a trip to the Middle East this month? You're in for a treat. Like in other Muslim-majority parts of the world, all attention will be centered on ... Read More »

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Top 10 Forbidden Places

September 01, 2011 by ShermansTravel Editorial Staff

Shrouded in mystery, pulsing with dangers both real and imagined, forbidden places have always exerted an irresistible pull. Indeed, the same impulse that drew ... Read More »

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Forbidden Places

September 01, 2011

Shrouded in mystery, pulsing with dangers, forbidden places have always exerted an irresistible pull. Traveling to these locales isn't impossible, but it could ... Read More »





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