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The following issues are to consider: 1) Heavy objects in your hand become a mortal projectile in case of emergency breaks and other sudden movements. So you must keep the object in the overhead compartment or under the seat in front of you. It could break your neck otherwise. 2) There is more room for movement in the overhead compartment, specially when ...


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I took (pretty much) that exact trip last week at a bit later time, and didn't feel the slightest bit in danger. The metro is crowded with all kinds of normal folks. You can't beat 5 pesos for transportation that far, and it shouldn't vary much with traffic etc. You should be able to get a seat for many of the stops since the University is at the end of the ...


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Writer Matthew Klint was thrown off a plane, and researched it. Basing his article off Carlin's famous 7 words you can never say on television, he identified 7 words that while not strictly illegal in the USA (no words are legally banned - hooray for free speech laws!), they're such touchy words that they will pretty much guarantee your being removed from ...


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I work in an airline (cabin crew), and I know for a fact that there is no published list for such a thing. Beside the famous (bomb, explosive, hijack, etc.) words, which is usually said by naive people trying to be funny, the current political situations and international or national threats related words/sentences would raise a flag. Cabin crew and ...


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To my knowledge, there has never been any Ebola patient in Morocco, ever. Royal Air Maroc serves many destinations in Africa, including Conakry from its hub in Casablanca so it stands to reason that, along with Paris and Brussels, it is slightly more exposed than any random place on earth but at this point this risk is vanishingly small and nothing to worry ...


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How dangerous? Well 0 cases have happened on said ferries so far, although some have reached the European mainland. So it's statistically 'possible' but very unlikely. Remember, you're not going to get it by just walking past an infected person. You have to share bodily fluids, or get their blood into your mouth/wounds/other open areas. It's NOT ...


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It's not exactly the same, but... My son's teacher recently visited Morocco. He's very visibly Jewish, and so is his name - and he hasn't had any trouble. (The big difference, admittedly, is that he was actually born and raised in Morocco, and his family still lives there. Also, he was in Casablanca, whereas you mentioned in your comments that you're going ...


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We spent a week in Kiev this summer, as tourists. There was no security issue. If you have a job in hand or realistic expectations of getting one in from a multinational organization, you should not be deterred for security reasons. English was spoken anywhere expensive. Of course, this may not be an issue for you.


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I am in Kyiv for last 4 months, and it is no more dangerous than any other big city. Of course nobody can guarantee that war won't be here, but I consider it as highly unlikely. Even if escalation started in eastern regions, invaders would meet the more increasing resistance the farer they go to west. In Kyiv there's no electricity or heat shortage right ...


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My - as a citizen and resident of Ukraine - understanding is that your questions are set a bit wrong because media coverage is incredibly messy and biased. No, Americans are not in any special danger in Ukraine in Kiev (even here in Kharkov). For a record, an American is heading Ministry of Finance at the moment and this is an excellent reflection on role ...


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Kyiv is approximately 550 km from the current front line of the War in Donbass. While there are no guarantees that the war won't expand as far as Kiev, it is highly unlikely that you wouldn't get the chance to leave before it happens. Remember that it took several months for local militia to take over Donetsk and Lugansk. Even conflicts as bad as the Syrian ...


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Wealthy and underpopulated by Central African standards, which is not admittedly saying very much, Gabon is positively placid compared to neighbors like DR Congo. Health: Malaria and HIV/AIDS are the main dangers. It's host to the full gamut of tropical diseases, including Ebola (not the current 2014 outbreak though), but you're unlikely to run into these ...


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My experiences in Baja and BCS have run directly contrary to the folklore about corruption in Mexico. I drove the peninsula, eschewing warnings against driving at night, with only a few regrets. It is a much longer drive than it appears on a map. Infrastructure is uneven. You may assume that it's a very relaxed, two day trip if you're accustomed to the ...



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