22. KEEP YOURSELF AND YOUR GEAR SAFE
SO NOW THAT you are totally loaded up with a travel gear wish list, let’s talk about protecting your investment when you travel. You need to think about a lot of things before you depart on a journey—from researching location safety and history of petty crime to creating best practices to physically protect your gear from the elements. Keep in mind as you travel that you may be targeted not only because of your gear but because you are a tourist. For the most part, staying safe is about staying smart and staying aware, but there are a few other ways to hedge your bets for safety.
The first potential ...