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Watch out for someone offering to take a picture of you with your
camera ­ they'll disappear with it.
Watch out for "gangs" of children in the streets ­ they may rob you
Beware of taking pictures of colorful locals ­ they'll want money
Be a people watcher.
Make eye contact with someone who is acting suspicious.
Do not accept food or drink from strangers. Criminals have been
known to drug food or drink offered to tourists. If you order a
canned or bottled liquid make sure it is unopened when you get it.
If it is open ­ refuse it.
To rob people, criminals in many countries are using scopolamine.
The usually procedure is for someone to approach you, open a
newspaper or similar object, and blow the powder in your face,
rendering you unconscious. Scopolamine is also put into food and
Be discrete with maps ­ they advertise that you are a tourist.
Keep all important information on a need-to-know basis. Never
share travel plans with strangers.
Don't ignore your instincts. If you have a gut feeling that something
is not right, it probably isn't! Heed your inner conscience.
Check the weather forecast for your destination and make sure you
bring the appropriate clothing
Medical Issues
Keep medicines in the original containers and if they are
prescription have a copy of the prescription with you
Social Security MEDICARE may provide for medical care outside
the US
Consider enrolling in a medical evacuation insurance program such

Travel by train.
Watch out for people hiding under your seats in a train carriage
waiting to rummage through your baggage.
Carry your own baggage ­ others will charge you for carrying it or
steal it.
Use concealed tags on your luggage ­ you don't have to tell thieves
where you live and that you are away from home.
Put bold identification marking on your suitcases.
Watch out when the door closing on a crowded metro, underground
­ that's when someone will steal your wallet and leave the train.

Be an informed traveler

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