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Travel Safety: 6 Things to Do Before Your Getaway

Bert Maxwell's picture

Vacations are supposed to be when you get away from the stress and worry of daily life. You want to have fun and kick back while the real world goes on its merry way without you for a few days. The harsh truth is that the real world doesn't take a break for you or anyone else because you're on vacation. Disasters can still happen, houses get robbed, and cars are stolen right from the driveway or airport long term parking. The last thing anyone wants to do after coming home from a lovely vacation is filling out police reports.

How To Travel Safely

Asako Maruoka's picture

When traveling, we are often in somewhat vulnerable positions; it is a foreign country we are visiting after all, which means a new culture, unfamiliar customs, and possibly different standards of appropriate behavior. Even though international traveling is exciting, adventurous, and rewarding, it can sometimes be potentially dangerous if we don't prepare accordingly.

Safety Guide: Traveling Alone for the First Time

Lexa Pennington's picture

Traveling alone is one of the most amazing experiences that everyone should have at least once in their lives. When being on the road on your own, you get the opportunity to test your limits, and discover and understand yourself better, because it is just you with your own thoughts and the emotions for everything new that experienced on your journey.

When in Doubt, Call 911: A Lesson About Negligence

Bert Maxwell's picture

Children are the future, both for their families and for the nation. And as such, they are, in my honest opinion, the nation’s greatest resource. And like every resource that we hold dear, we need to take the utmost care of them.

5 Ways Traveling With a Fanny Pack can Protect You

Lexa Pennington's picture

Staying safe and not losing any of your possessions is probably the most important thing for travelers. Some countries, inevitably, are safer or more dangerous to visit than others. Central America may not be as safe as travelling to somewhere like Norway, for example. However, every country has risks, and you need to protect yourself in unfamiliar environments. The best way for me is to use a fanny pack, which lets me keep all my valuables in one safe place that the pickpockets can’t get to.

How to Stay Safe During Travel

Asako Maruoka's picture

When you travel, do you worry about staying safe? Of course! And while you should be alert and conscious of your safety at all times, there are definite things you can do to make your travels, home, and personal security as safe as possible. Here are 7.

How to Stay Safe During Travel

Mountain Bike Building for Beginners

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Mountain Bike Building for Beginners

Tips for Avoiding Home Burglary While You're Traveling

by Ed Forteau / Jul 06, 2011 /
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Travelers can be meticulous researchers - finding the best deals, places to stay, events, things to see while they're traveling. But too often, travelers only think of what they are doing while they are Away - and not of things back at home. Sure, you've got your pets in the kennel and the plants on an auto-watering system. But there are specific things that you can do to keep your home safe, while you're away. It is one of our worst nightmares, to come home and find all of our belongings gone.