December 2017 Travel Guide


Updated Tour Guide

Free Beer! Brewery Tours Add Fizz To A Vacation

Brewery Tours are Great for Traveler’s Budgets

If you like a good brew, what’s better than free beer? How about learning how the brew is made, to give a better appreciation for the finished product? The stereotype of a brewery tour is schlepping through a factory to get the free samples at the end.

All aboard! Don’t fall of the wagon!!

While it is true there usually are free samples, one can actually learn a lot about the whole

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Safest Countries in Oceania & Asia

The safest countries in Asia and Oceania for tourism and travel. These are rated out of 10. Safest countries in Asia and Oceania are based on crime/homicide rates and drugs and crime, likelihood of terrorism and terrorism casualties, police force effectiveness, costs of security within the country on business, reliability of protection services, rates of property crime and violence.

 

Regional Rank Country 2017 2016 1 Hong Kong SAR 9.29 9 2 Singapore 9.29 9.1 3 New Zealand 9 9.2

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Safe Destinations For Solo Women Travelers

Traveling alone was a taboo for women even a few decades back. But things have changed now and women are traveling alone to spend their vacations in some of the exotic places of the world! Not all places are safe for single women. There are many countries where incidents of raping lone female travelers are common and these places should thus be avoided. Not only sexual or physical assault, single women may fall victims to other offenses as well.

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Peace Rank of Oceania, Eurasia, Asia Pacific & South Asia

The Asia-Pacific region saw stable rankings among many countries in the area which kept the region in the bronze-medal 3rd place position in peaceful regions behind North America and Europe. Ramping up of tensions in areas of the China Sea caused some downward trends in safety and peace but Thailand, Indonesia, Myanmar and Timor-Leste showed reductions in internal tensions leading to upward swings in ratings. Cambodia and Thailand have worked together to improve neighboring relations that have been historically cold.

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