In the modern world many women find at times it necessary to travel and alone more frequently. There are certain precautions women traveling alone should consider for personal safety reasons. The author here provides five simple tips for women as they travel to help limit their risk to personal harm and in some cases being taken advantage of from simply not understanding the way some cultures work around the world when compared to the United States.
- Cultural norms vary from country to country, and so it behooves female travelers to dress modestly and not draw any excess attention if that is the norm.
- Use storage facilities when traveling, and also carry extra locks for your luggage.
- It’s good policy to avoid strange men, even going so far as to invest in a fake wedding band, when traveling as a woman alone.
“Sadly, women who travel, especially those who travel alone, need to be on guard against threats far more than men.”