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Top 10 New England by Patricia Harris

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Security and Health

1. Security Tips

Make sure you know the escape route from your hotel room in case of fire. Secure your door with a chain and use the peephole to confirm the identity of anyone who knocks. Keep valuables in the room- or hotel-safe. Keep a separate copy of your credit card numbers and the helpline numbers in case of loss or theft.

2. Crime

Contrary to what foreigners may surmise from US television dramas, the incidence of thefts, muggings, murder, and other mayhem is low in the US in general, and even lower in New England. Nonetheless, don’t court trouble. Avoid poorly lit and deserted areas such as Boston Common late at night. Know where you are going, and walk purposefully. Keep only small amounts of cash in your pockets. If ...

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