There is so much to learn about travel, including the risk of becoming a victim of crime. There are many things you can do to help ensure your safety while you travel solo. In this article we will share some smart tips for creating a less vulnerable appearance.

Rather than exchanging cash for local currency while traveling in different countries, withdraw some pocket money from an ATM. Banks normally get an exchange rate that is much higher than an individual would be able to get. This will save you some money.

Have pertinent information on your person at all times. Keep copies of your travel documents with you, and make sure that you always have all the contact info for the US embassy that is located in the areas you will be traveling. You will need to be able to contact them if any issues arise when you are abroad. …