Steve Almasy has written an article on safe travel which includes 15 safety tips for travelers.
It has a US flavor but adapt it to your situation.
Link: Steve Almasy, These Tips Could Save Your Life, CNN Travel, 27 May 2009.
Dr Geoff Pound
Image: Travel Tip #2: “Never accept transportation from a person who first approaches you at the airport, grabs your bags and says they have a car waiting…”