Women Safety Tips

Women’s Travel Essentials

POSTED November 10th 2017 BY Travel Writer
Travel Essentials  – How to Pack Peace of Mind It’s exhilarating to see new places and experience new cultures. While you’re focused on enjoying the people, food, sights, and even ordinary street life be sure to always be aware of your surroundings. Being aware means making a mental picture of the street names, if you’re exploring the city. Being aware on public transportation means not...
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8 Safety Tips for Women, from a Woman Cop

POSTED October 2nd 2017 BY Beth Williams
It’s rare to find women’s self-defense tips for real-life, dangerous situations. We spoke with a female police officer about the things she’s learned on the job to help keep women safe. From years of reviewing hundreds and hundreds of criminal cases, these are the precautions she recommends women can take to reduce the risk of becoming a victim. 1. NEVER get into an attacker’s car...
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Five Things to Learn From Someone Who Fell Victim to a Pickpocket

POSTED April 27th 2017 BY Beth Williams
If you have never fallen victim to a pickpocket, you are lucky – and to tell you the truth – if you are just a little street smart, you may never in your lifetime. However, pickpockets come in a variety of levels of expertise from the expert to the opportunist. Falling victim to either one and losing your credit cards, as well as your passport...
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Sexual Assaults on Airplanes – Know Before You Fly

POSTED March 17th 2017 BY Travel Writer
Being sexually assaulted on an airplane is the last thing any traveler would think about. Yet sexual assault on airplanes is a crime on the rise. The reporting of sexual assault in the sky has seen an increase in reporting over the last several years. The FBI has recently reported that in-flight sexual assaults have increased by 45% in 2016, over the prior year. Many of...
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Safety Tips for Solo Women Travelers

POSTED February 6th 2017 BY Beth Williams
A solo woman traveler has so much to think about.  Here are a few good tips or at the very least some good advice to consider before you go out on your adventure. What to Do Before You Go Pack so you can carry all your belongings yourself. Use wheeled luggage.  and get a bag bungee to secure your tote or another smaller bag to the...
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How Purse Thieves Work

POSTED February 7th 2014 BY Beth Williams
Purse thieves and pickpockets have been around since purses were first made and is a crime that every woman should be alert to, as having your purse stolen or picked, especially overseas, can become a vacation-ruining experience. Here are a few ideas to help you better protect your purse from being stolen, snatched, or your wallet lifted out of it. First,  you need to know that most...
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