Travel Tip of the Day: Carry a Whistle

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My friend Lavanya Sunkara recently wrote an excellent post entitled “Ten Smart Tips for Solo Women Travelers.” One of her tips is to carry a whistle. She says it’s better at getting attention from others than wielding a Swiss army knife in situations of danger. Plus, you don’t need to explain it to the TSA.



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  1. kay Michaels says:

    My Osprey backpack has a whistle built right in to the chest strap. I love it!

  2. Thanks for sharing, Johnny!

  3. Mary Gilbert says:

    My whistle has a compass!


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