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6 Safety Tips for the Solo Traveler

By Kayla Matthews Bad travel experiences range from minor inconveniences to terrible situations. Missing your flight or spending too much money is a minor inconvenience. Being kidnapped, robbed or jailed in a foreign country? Way more serious. Basic safety precautions can help you eliminate yourself as an easy target. Preparation can reduce the chance of …

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DIY Self-Defense for Travelers. Tips from a Survival-Savvy Green Beret.

Multi-purpose items for travelers are like peanut butter is to jelly. Things so common they’re often overlooked and just “assumed”. A black skirt that can be worn casually during the day but dressed up for evening-wear; a suitcase doubling into a wine carrier; a purse that turns into a scarf; the list goes on. We …

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Vacation Home Security: New Rules in Today’s Digital World

According to the FBI the summer months of July and August have the highest rates of burglaries, usually about a 10 percent increase over other times of the year. Why? Simple, summer vacation. However, with the increased usage of social medi and sharing our whereabouts all day, every day – including our travel schedules – we …

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