2017 Kenya

Kenya, sadly, is #8 on the list of the 2017 List of 10 Most Dangerous Countries for Women Travelers due to the level of terrorism and violent crime. US State Department says: Avoid travel to the border area with Somalia due to threats from Al Shabaab. In 2016 there were many terrorist attacks (shootings, grenades or other explosive devices) with 122 fatalities. Terrorist targets have …

2017 India

India is deservedly famous for its culture, art, food, and the many ways a woman traveler can be badly hurt, traumatized for life or killed and that’s not counting the terrorism. You think we’re kidding or perhaps being too harsh? It’s so bad that the Indian Tourism Minister advises female tourists to avoid wearing skirts in India. It is not so much a tribute to …

2017 Mexico

Mexico slipped in the rankings of the 2017 List of 10 Most Dangerous Countries for Women Travelers to #6, not because it’s gotten safer but because other countries have gotten so much worse. Mexico continues to be a problem due to its high levels of crime best described by the travel warnings below. Briefly, sexual assault, carjacking, highway robbery, gun battles between drug lords, air …

Trump Single-Handedly Protects Americans From Evils Of Tourism with Travel Ban

With his new and updated travel ban, President Trump hopes to make his decrease in tourism to the US even Yuger!  As noted by the Economist, following the ban, business tourism transactions fell by 3.4% with a cost of $185 million in business travel bookings.  Overall searches for online flights dropped 17%.  So in welcome news for US security, not only are terrorists being thwarted, …

Dear Nellie Bly – Jordan

Dear Nellie Bly My daughter and her female friend want to travel to Jordan and Morocco. Last year, my daughter traveled solo in Asia for seven months. Is Jordan safe to travel to? Worried Mum ———————————————————- Dear Worried Mum, There are many wonderful things to see in Jordan—Petra, Wadi Rum, and the Dead Sea! It is definitely a bucket list destination. A lot of tourists, …

Unholey Jeans

Iran Morality Police Protect Country from Scruffy Jeans! In a great victory for purity of women, a fourteen year old girl was beaten by the morality police for wearing holey jeans.   In a quick-thinking response to domestic terrorism, the girl’s face and arms were bruised to distract the eyes of the impure away from this disgraceful sight.   Women all over Iran poured into the streets …