Traveling the world can be quite the journey – literally, and figuratively. This is especially when you realized traveling the world means discovering new places, learning about new cultures, meeting a lot of people, and of course bringing home a ton of souvenirs! Of course, this likely means having to carry a lot of travel bags, and this also means having to stay alert and keeping your luggage safe. Is this possible, though, or do you have to kiss your travel dreams goodbye?
Perhaps it might be helpful to learn a few statistics first. In general, numbers from 2015 indicate that 10-percent of travelers had their smartphones stolen while travelling. The next items on the “most stolen” list include credit cards (9-percent), debit cards (8-percent), licenses (6-percent), and passports (4-percent).
It’s also important to remember that pickpocketing may happen to anyone at any point, so you have to