l Before travelling, make copies of all your travel documents in case disaster strikes.
l Find out from your hotel or hosts which areas are safe – and avoid walking around with cameras clearly visible dangling over your shoulder.
l Keep your cellphone charged – but beware the hidden costs of cellphone roaming.
l Watch your baggage at foreign airports – apart from theft there is also the danger of it being blown up by assiduous security.
l Ensure you have some cash on you for airport stop-overs. - Weekend Argus