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Safety and Security for Women Who Travel

3.45 of 5 stars 3.45  ·  rating details  ·  22 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Through their own stories and tips and the entertaining and insightful anecdotes of traveling women, Sheila Swan and Peter Laufer show you how to take care of yourself and feel as good on your journeys as you do at home. Personal safety is a prime concern for women on the road, and this collection of tips and wisdom gives women the tools they need to be secure, confident t ...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published October 21st 2004 by Travelers' Tales (first published January 1st 1998)
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Cynthia Haggard
This book is full of useful tips and resources that any traveler might want to know, especially is you are a woman traveling alone. For some reason, common-sense tips are things we need to be reminded of. Like always registering at a hotel under your last name and initial, thus avoiding advertising the fact you are a woman. Like taking the hotel card when you register, so that if you get lost you can get someone to help you find it. Like covering guidebooks with covers made out of local newspape ...more
This had some useful bits but also seemed excessively paranoid. And hilarious at points -- I loved the suggestion to always pack a formal evening gown and heels just in case an ambassador invites you to dinner. Who are these people? Seriously?
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