Earthquakes. Fires. Tsunamis. Hurricanes. Most of us don't think about these things as we're packing, but when we visit destinations vulnerable to certain types of disasters, we take on the real risk of an emergency.
Many of us need to travel for business purposes and all of us like to travel for pleasure. The best security we can give ourselves is to be aware, alert and cautious of our surroundings and the people in them.
Talking about safer travel is something I take to heart; I'm discussing five real situations I have personally been in or have friends who were in, and an easy way to have reduced the risk of said situation with a mobile app.
As Thanksgiving traditionally kicks off the holiday season, many of us travel far and wide to visit with family and friends. There are some basic safety tips to keep in mind as we pack up our things and get out on the road.