Category: Stay Safe

Tips and tricks for keeping yourself (and your stuff) safe while on the road

Sign that says "hostel" on it on yellow and green wall.

How to Check for Bed Bugs While Traveling…and What To Do If You Find Them

It’s late. Your hostel check in took forever. Maybe you just stepped off a 25-hour bus ride. Maybe you’re filthy and want to shower. You just really, really don’t feel […]

Purse, money, passport and other valuables secured for travel.

How to Secure Your Valuables While Traveling (On Person)

When traveling there is, of course, always a risk of being robbed. While this can happen anywhere (even in your hometown), it’s often of most concern when on the road. Some […]

Bed with red pillows and no bed bugs in hostel room.

What To Do in the Event of a Bed Bug Scare

I am a germaphobe, and a bit of a hypochondriac. Bed bugs are on my list of “top 5 fears.” As a result, when I travel I am always vigilant. […]