And then the door opened. And standing before us were the two meanest kids in the neighborhood... older kids... nasty kids -- identical twin bullies who once ambushed me when I was riding my bike around the block.
One of my dad's favorite sayings has always been, "Hindsight is always 20/20." And you can bet that I rolled my eyes every time I heard him say it as I grew up. But looking back on this experience with a year's worth of hindsight tells me my dad was absolutely right to always remind me of that.
Let's turn this trend toward apathy and fear of doing something around together shall we? Here are 5 ways you can subdue (or help someone else avoid) a mugger (and make the world a better place in the process).
Travel is delightfully (and frustratingly) unpredictable. Foreign correspondents and international aid workers often get special survival training. The next best thing is this back-pocket travel survival instruction manual.