When you start traveling to other countries you will fall into one of these two categories: You will become extremely confident of everyone, you will think that everyone is your friend and they are there to help you or on the contrary, a paranoid believing that all they want is to kidnap you and hurt you. You can also use your holidays as an excuse to go with your dentist in Tijuana Mexico.
The truth is that neither. Not everyone wants to be your friend but not everyone wants to hurt you. It will always be a mid-point, with a very pronounced inclination toward the goodness of people.
So it is important to always keep in mind a couple of safety tips to travel to Europe, Asia, Africa or anywhere in the world.
Here are safety tips for traveling abroad:
Most of these travel safety tips may seem obvious or common sense, but they say that common sense is the least common of the senses so it is worth remembering them.
Security Council to Travel # 1 – Always look at your surroundings.
It does not matter if the Taj Mahal, the Eiffel Tower, Machu Pichu, Angkor Wat or any other monument is before your eyes, if there is a crowd observing the same do not forget to look at your surroundings from time to time.
Many people take advantage of these small moments of tourist perplexity to make theirs so do not let that happen to you. You do not need to distrust anyone around you, just a little glance over your shoulder will suffice.
A security study revealed that a thief will avoid attacking people who are more alert to their surroundings, so as your first safety advice to travel abroad is to develop the habit of looking at your surroundings.
Security Council to Travel # 2 – Do not act or look like a victim.
Continuing with this same study (to see the complete study, click here, it is in English) people select their victims due to certain traits, among them, why they walk or act as victims.
I am a certified Krav Maga trainer and in every course I give I always repeat the same thing, when you walk on the street do not act like victims even if you are dying of fear.