>> Apr 10, 2014
Safety Tips for Travelers -Traveling solo has always been an invaluable experience. But remember, when traveling alone, especially abroad, you should be more careful. There are several tips to consider in order getting safe trip abroad.
1.Simple and modest appearance.
You should keep wearing decent clothes despite hot weather. Female travelers should avoid putting on expensive jewelry items. No need to look obvious as a tourist, for example, with a digital camera hanging around the neck.
2.Adapt with the surrounding environment.
Don’t appear like a person who comes to the destination for the first time. Always gives impression that you know what to do and where to go, even when you are lost. Ask directions to the right people.
3.Should be aware of time and circumstances.
Avoid cutting main ways and choosing through narrow and empty streets, especially in the night. You should not walk around alone at night. Pay attention to the environment and be careful with the people who interact with you; who know there’s a bad guy trying to draw your attention away.
4.Organize your valuables
Put your passport, money, identification cards and other valuables in different places. Save some of the money in a safe place in the hotel room. Avoid bringing handbags, it would be better using a backpack and draped it across your chest, to make it more secure. One safe place to carry your valuables is in a bag belt that you wear inside clothing.
5.Self defense device
Self defense tools such as pepper spray can be very helpful. If you are confronted by a bad guy, spray towards the face of the villain, so you have time and space to escape. If it’s not possible to bring this kind of self defense device from your country, buy it soon after arriving at the country of destination.