18 Jul '16, 1am
Here's some #tips on how to #travel with a peace of mind:
Travel emergencies can happen anywhere, anytime. This sombre reality of modern travel has been accentuated, again, by the multiple terrorist attacks in Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Indonesia and elsewhere during the Ramadan holy month. The Islamic State (ISIS) took credit for the unrelenting violence. Since the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2001 when al Qaeda crashed passenger jets into the twin towers of the World Trade Center and the Pentagon in the United States, other major acts of terror have included a car bomb in Bali (2002), hostage-taking by Chechen fighters in Moscow's Dubrovka Theatre (2003), a 60-hour siege by Pakistani militants in Mumbai (2008), gunfire and suicide bombing in Paris (2015 and 2016). France, the world's most visited country, remained on terrorist alert during the Euro 2016 football championship from June 10 to July 10. It welcomed 1....