In physical confrontations with mortal risk, the only self-defense measure or martial art approach that matters is unrestrained ‘dirty fighting’.
Being covered for sickness and injury is not enough as a traveler abroad, it’s prudent to also be insured for theft and flight cancellations.
A covertly equipped handcuff key for a foreigner abroad is the smallest part of their everyday carry gear but potentially the most important.
This is the first in a series of posts about urban survival. Guides, skills, tips and gear for travel, crises and everyday life. – view all survivalist posts
“Underworlds” are a provocative part of every major city but tend to be imperceivable or avoided – don’t miss these explorative opportunities.
Knives have been a part of my EDC since I’ve been a kid, my profession and now extends to my vagabonding. Why I carry a knife…
Survival kits are meant to stabilize certain unavoidable situations but escape and evasion kits are meant to negate the need to survive.