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    May 23, 2018

    Air safety standards in Russia are notoriously inconsistent, but travelers visiting during the FIFA 2018 World Cup™ who restrict their flights to the country’s major airlines should not face elevated levels of threat. Travelers should, however, take care to avoid flying on smaller carriers, as some have inadequate safety standards, poor safety records, and questionable financial stability.

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    May 23, 2018

    The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season saw an above average number of systems and is regarded as the costliest hurricane season on record. Of the 17 named systems that developed during the 2017 season, 10 reached hurricane-strength. Six of the storms reached major (Category 3 or above) hurricane strength. Billions of dollars of damages were inflicted in the US and Caribbean, with much of the destruction attributed to hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. 

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    May 22, 2018

    This summer, Russia will host the 2018 FIFA World Cup – attracting millions of visitors from around the globe. Though Russia is a high-threat environment for LGBTQ travelers, FIFA’s anti-discrimination chief has stated that the LGBTQ community will feel safe at this summer’s events.

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    May 18, 2018

    The Kilauea Volcano - one of the youngest and most active volcanoes in the Hawaiian Islands - has shown increased activity since early May. Although the volcano has been erupting since January 1983 along the Big Island's southeastern coastline, the most recent surge in activity has caused evacuations and transport disruptions in the eastern portion of the island.

Flying Safely to FIFA World Cup in Russia

Air safety standards in Russia are notoriously inconsistent, but travelers visiting during the FIFA 2018 World Cup™ who restrict their flights to the country’s major airlines should not face elevated levels of threat. Travelers should, however, take care to avoid flying on smaller carriers, as some have inadequate safety standards, poor safety records, and questionable financial stability.
2018 hurricane season

2018 Atlantic Hurricane Forecast

The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season saw an above average number of systems and is regarded as the costliest hurricane season on record. Of the 17 named systems that developed during the 2017 season, 10 reached hurricane-strength. Six of the storms reached major (Category 3 or above) hurricane strength. Billions of dollars of damages were inflicted in the US and Caribbean, with much of the destruction attributed to hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. 

LGBTQ Security Concerns Surrounding the FIFA World Cup™

This summer, Russia will host the 2018 FIFA World Cup – attracting millions of visitors from around the globe. Though Russia is a high-threat environment for LGBTQ travelers, FIFA’s anti-discrimination chief has stated that the LGBTQ community will feel safe at this summer’s events.

Health Hazards of Volcanic Ash: What to Know

The Kilauea Volcano - one of the youngest and most active volcanoes in the Hawaiian Islands - has shown increased activity since early May. Although the volcano has been erupting since January 1983 along the Big Island's southeastern coastline, the most recent surge in activity has caused evacuations and transport disruptions in the eastern portion of the island.

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