#5 - An important travel tip from us to you is, always be aware of your surroundings! Check out the below article posted by Forbes. It's a few years old, but we think it's one of the more thorough reads when it comes to protecting yourself from theft. Traveling domestically? Probably less of a concern. But that doesn't mean you should let your guard down. Make it a best practice to always be aware of your surroundings! Now, if your destination is someplace overseas, you better be on the offense. This article tells you how to be vigilant, how to spot the characteristics of a pick pocket, and even the rules to protect yourself from becoming a victim. It's well worth the time to read.