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  • Altogether Thailand is a safe place to travel. Due to the rise in western tourism in Thailand there are a number of greedy people that are always trying to make a quick buck on someone else’s expense. Unfortunately people do fall for them but it’s j…
  • The climate does differ from Northern Queensland to Southern Queensland, but generally the weather here is fantastic all year round. Inland temperatures tend to be a few degrees cooler. June through July: These are the coolest months in the tropics…
  • I travelled Argentina independantly and found it to be very safe. I was there for just over a month and travelled all over and never found myself in any trouble or even felt like i was in a situation that didn't feel safe. BA is probably the place t…
  • I recently travelled to Brazil and stayed in Rio over the carnival period. Naturally there were lots of tourists due to the festival but still i found the city to be very safe. You do obviously have to be sensible and not flash your money everywhere…
  • The seasons are opposite in the Southern hemisphere. Winter is June through to September and summer is September through to March, which the best time to visit Argentina. October through to April are the main months to see this fantastic country. …
  • Generally I found hostels in Rio to be quite expensive and the cheap ones you would not want to stay in! Copacabana seems to have the cheaper options. Mellow Yellow is a popular hostel that has some good prices. Ipanema is a nicer area compared to C…
  • I found Rio to be an exciting city with lots of things to see and do. The different neighbour hoods are great places to explore and I would say that 5 days would be the minimum time you would need to get a good experience of the city. I stayed for o…
  • When I was in Bolivia I tipped around 10% of the cost of the bill. The cost of food was very cheap so I generally tipped what I felt to be appropriate for the situation. If the bill was 30 Bolivianos and would have put down 35 maybe. Depending on th…
  • Like most of the resorts on the island, Costa Teguise nightlife could be classed as lively but not rowdy. Restaurants are open until late and there is a good selection of bars, both British and local style, in the resort. CASA LUIS - Casa Luis is…
  • Hi Vina, If you hold a UK passport and travel to Hong Kong then you gain a 3 month visa on arrival. If you then plan to travel into mainland you will need a single entry visa. As you plan to travel form Hong Kong into the mainland many times you…
  • Hi there. Certainly in the cities you will find that people do speak english even if it is sometimes a little broken. In the main international hotels and most hostels people will also speak english. From my experience I found that in the more ru…