Citizens traveling abroad should research safety and local customs, but women should be especially attentive in order to stay safe.
Traveling through foreign lands gives you a unique opportunity to observe a rich tapestry of cultures and customs. As a foreign citizen, you may already stand out. It is recommended that you use discretion when traveling and be aware of your surroundings. If you are a woman in a foreign country, you should be attentive to local laws and customs, which can be quite different from your own. It is important to understand the social culture and norms for behavior and dress of the country you are visiting. Current guide books can provide useful information specifically for women travelers.
Remember to be alert, avoid potentially unsafe areas, and look out for yourself and your friends.
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