Here's a post by friend and blog contributor Jon Gaffney for ITS Tactical.
With our surroundings changing on a near daily basis, we’ve gotten the opportunity to see and experience new places and people we wouldn’t have otherwise. It’s been nothing short of fantastic, but that variance has provided challenges. No longer do I know where the good or bad neighborhoods start or end, which dive bars are safe to stop in for a High Life and which will have the music grind to a stop the moment you walk in. Often times we’re nowhere near a known, safe, well lit haven, as we’re frequently camping well off the grid. Out of this, I’ve identified a few tips I think can be valuable to consider if you travel frequently or have chosen to live on the road.