Tag Archives: Kidnapping

More Info on Plane Turned Back Due To Kidnapping

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Last week I wrote about a plane that turned around due to a child being illegally taken out of the country.

When I first heard about the story there weren’t a lot of details about what had happened. I came across an article from the Washington Post which filled in some of the gaps and offered a better explanation of the situation.

Just a refresher- A United Airlines flight flying direct from Washington to Beijing turned around hours into the flight at the request of the FBI due to a parental kidnapping. Continue reading More Info on Plane Turned Back Due To Kidnapping

Budget Travel: Surprising Kidnapping Hotspots & How To Stay Safe

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A common question that Kim and I have received over the years when traveling to new destinations is: Is it safe to go there?  Our usual answer is yes. Obviously  we aren’t  looking to put ourselves in a dangerous situation especially with Lucas accompanying us. Before planning a trip we do our research. We usually refer to travel.state.gov and travel forums like Virtual Tourist.

Budget Travel has an article which should be of interest to many of us that love to travel. In the article, BT lists a few Surprising Kidnapping Hotspots & How To Stay Safe.

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