Personal safety has become a major concern for the traveling public, whether on business or leisure travel. Although the concern has been heightened by recent terrorism, the more likely threats to overseas travelers are from the rising incidence of criminal assault and health related risks, either of which can have severe implications. There is a lot that individuals can do to improve their personal safety while traveling, much of which is obvious but still gets overlooked, in such aspects as trip preparation, cultural awareness, street smarts, and risk avoidance. Anyone reading and following the advice in this book will immediately be improving their chances of surviving an international trip safely. Updated for the electronic version, this e-book could prevent injury and save your health, your valuables, your peace of mind, even your life.