The Mexico Guru has written a great article, outlining rules to follow for traveling safely in Mexico. Some of those rules include traveling during the day, traveling in groups, and being aware of your surroundings. These are great general guidelines to follow when traveling in any foreign country. From the article:
You don’t have to look far for warnings about travel in Mexico. There are reports of thefts, robberies, even rape. There are stories of car-jackings and muggings, extortions and set-ups. If you listen too hard or too long, you might never leave home again. For the average tourist, however, violence and mayhem can almost always be avoided by following a few basic precautions.
As we’ve said before on this blog, being a safe traveler is all about taking simple precautions and exercising common sense. To read the full article, go here.