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How to keep your guts from visiting the circus during your travels.
He's 26 years old, he lives at home with his parents... and he's changing the face of human rights reporting in Ghana. Meet Ben Peterson, co-founder of Journalists for Human Rights.

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Kashmir, located high in the Himalayas where India and Pakistan guard their borders, has been a flash point between the two countries for more than fifty years.
If you're getting ready for a sojourn overseas, chances are you've prepared a list of things to jam into your pack before you head off to the airport. One item that is often overlooked is a first aid kit.
Toilet rolls, poisoned darts and Dead Sea muck: Humanitarian NGO volunteer, Verge correspondent and veteran traveller Mike Fuchigami on his version of international trade.
A travel doctor's prescription for staying fit as a fiddle on your travels.

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Located in the Great Lakes district of East Africa this former British colony has pulled itself from a legacy of brutal military dictatorships, and stands as one of the success stories in the region. 
Why getting all your shots won't protect you from the biggest travel health hazard abroad.
Tourism in Burma is on the rise and it's not hard to see why—the land is diverse and beautiful and feels undiscovered. But there are serious ethical issues associated with travel to this country.

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There is much confusion regarding the official name of this South-East Asian country: some call it Burma, others Myanmar. So what is the official name of the country? Well, it depends...
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