Author name: Alan

You’re trying to enjoy the exotic scenery, perhaps going for dinner, and in a flash, you hear a ripping sound and see someone running off. Your backpack has an ugly gaping hole and your $2,000 Sony camera is…gone. You’ve been bag-slashed. So, how can you prevent getting your bag getting […]

You expect your hotel room to be safe. And usually it’s very safe in any developed country. But in poorer areas, backpackers areas (like Bangkok’s Khao San Road), and anywhere security is questionable, you put a lot of trust in your hotel security. To stay safe in a hotel room,

Brazil is certainly not the safest country in the world. Its crime level ranks “very high“, and it otherwise ranks comparably high for pretty much any type of crime other than racially related hate crimes. That’s because it’s diverse, very diverse. And very big. To stay safe in Brazil, you

Nestled between the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica brings its own personality and uniqueness to travelers visiting Central America. Known for its vast rainforests and protected wildlife, Costa Rica is the perfect place to relax on the beach, and have a once-in-a-lifetime adventure in nature. From surfing

Want to stay safe in Thailand? Take every smile with a grain of salt for starters. But soon you’ll realize how things flow and how to keep a low profile. Then you’ll really have some fun and you won’t wake up with your wallet and a kidney gone. Safety in