I pack ultralight living out of a backpack as a vagabond traveling the world but I’m also actively survival prepping and this is how…
The world is full of bad, greedy and desperate people. As a traveler in foreign lands they may not always be obvious, these are the types.
The most stealthy, concealable and minimal but powerful fist augmenter without the mass bulk and weight of traditional brass knuckles.
The cognitive strategy of underplaying your perceived level of understanding and awareness to heighten your position opponents.
A way of thinking to master the means of tactically or tactfully leaving any situational scenario or physical perimeter with dynamic observation.
The legendary methodology of MacGyverisms is fictional but his methods of adapting to any situational scenario with craft is factual.
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