When preparing a trip, what should be considered?
How to make travelling less of a risky business.
Check out travel blogs that cover safety issues for ideas to consider.
Depending on how long you'll be gone and what season of the year the trip is planned for your home will need to be prepped for not being occupied.
Having a contact person back home for even a short trip is a good idea.
Research the safety concerns of areas you will travel through and stay in. Try to talk to people who have been there rather than depend on promotional sites.
Review and update your will if needed before leaving.
Are you asking about risks associated with terrorism? I check out the government's Foreign Office site in the UK. Don't know what the US equivalent is. Other than that, keep an eye open for unattended baggage.
On a more general level - Take out adequate health insurance. Have any recommended inoculations. Wear compression socks when flying. Learn some useful phrases in the language of the country to which you are travelling. Find out if there any no-go areas.
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