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Travel Tips in Tough Times Solo Trekker 4 U

Travel Tips in Tough Times Solo Trekker 4 U

Travel Tips in Tough Times Solo Trekker 4 U

Travel Tips in Tough Times  Solo Trekker 4 U Sadly, recent times have seen an increase in violence in many parts of the world from Europe to Africa.  As a result, some travelers are concerned about safety as they think of a next trip abroad. There are no guarantees. However, it helps to think ahead and plan the best ways to be prepared.

 Travel Tips in Tough Times Solo Trekker 4 U: Know Before You go:

Tip One:

Look first at your destination. Learn about issues there via the Internet. Check out government warnings. Arc there problems there at the moment? Hotly disputed elections? For example, years ago I was planning a trip to a remote part of Africa...

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5 Tips on How to Avoid Identity Theft on Travel

5 Tips on How to Avoid Identity Theft on Travel

5 Tips on How to Avoid Identity Theft on Travel

5 Tips on  How to Avoid Identity Theft on Travel:  On a past trip to South America, I had a surprise. Our host said he was on a kidnap list. Three of his friends had been kidnapped.  In some places, this is a way to get paid ransom as a type of business practice.

I had thought this was just in war zones or as a risk for the very rich. I knew no one who was in such harm’s way.

Fast forward to the present: In the past, to be paid ransom, hostage taking took a lot of work. Today it is easy. Why? Criminals can avoid the middle man, the hostage! They can take data or use schemes to get paid with no hostage. The growth is in identity theft. To get key data on the Web or by a hard copy is easy...

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