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Scholarships, GHICs, micro-donations and ethics with World Nomads

Season 3, Ep. 12

We spoke to World Nomads Europe General Manager Jonathan Jono Frankham about travel writing scholarships, illegal petrol stations and why a big pot of coffee is important when buying insurance.


The Kingdom of Thailand released a report noting that tourists travelling without insurance to the country have cost state hospitals $205 million which prompts the question: is buying travel insurance an ethical question? Connected to this, Japan may turn away travellers who arrive at hospitals without insurance in order to protect its own citizens.


Jono tells host Si WIllmore about the Montreal Convention, ETIAS and GHICs and and where these cards don't work such as Norway and Liechtenstein.

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