Essential advice for female travelers

Traveling alone can be a major challenge for the toughest women. Scary ideas fueled by media stereotypes can put the best travel destinations in the back burner for most women. In this article you will learn how to effectively protect yourself and your possessions in a foreign land while enjoying all the strange landmarks and sounds.

Choose your clothes carefully

Your clothes can reflect your personality as well as your luggage. Try to decorate yourself with a simple outfit, especially if you are visiting a backward country. Avoid wearing brands as it attracts most thieves. Moreover, some cultures may not agree to revealing clothes. Before setting out, do some research to check how the locals wear. Buy similar clothes to mix them with. Don't stand out and you'll be safe from most scammers.

Avoid talking to suspicious people

Since you are in a foreign land, everyone will be strange. You should try to avoid men and women more suspiciously and suspiciously cute. Keep everyone on arm and don't trust anyone until you have the opportunity to monitor this. While traveling, you will have to deal with dangerous situations when you are at risk. Be careful of your surroundings and avoid large crowds or empty alleys in late hours. It is best to remove any jewelry and hide the valuables before going outside. You can also take up a weapon to protect yourself and have at least a flame to help in the dark. Hide some cash in your shoes or socks just in case.

Take your medication along

If you are on prescription, take your needed medications along the way and avoid the hassle of searching for them in a foreign country. You may also want to be vaccinated before departure to avoid viral infections.

With these tips in mind, you can now prepare for the next trip with confidence and make travel an enjoyable experience.

Source by Lee Jen Huei