FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.
Trazees

Pepper Spray Alternatives

by Benjamin Kerns

May 18, 2020

© Guy Sagi | Dreamstime.com

Products / Other

Pepper spray is one of the best forms of self protection when traveling. However, it’s not always legal depending on the country you’re in and it gets a bit messy when used. Here are some alternatives to help keep you safe.

 

Stun Gun
A stun gun is legal in nearly every state in the United States, and quite a few countries. The regulations regarding traveling with them are strict, but not impassable. Few methods of self-defense are as effective as a stun gun without being fatal. Check the local laws of where you’re going before packing one, though.

 

Tactical Gloves
If you have a bit of hand-to-hand combat experience, tactical gloves can be useful. They’re essentially just gloves with hard knuckles. They’re quite literally a way to pack a punch and can save you in a pinch. Even if you don’t have much fighting knowledge, they can still aid you in a hairy situation.

 

Tactical Pens
There are also a variety of tactical pens designed for safety. They often include glass-breaking tools, bright LED lights and impact edges that can do enough damage to convince an attacker to back off. They’re also great for when you find yourself trapped in a locked car with seemingly no way out.

 

Flashlights
Flashlights can also be a great tool for self-defense. Opt for something that shines extremely bright in the dark. Shine it into a potential attacker’s eyes to allow yourself a chance to escape. If all else fails, knock ‘em over the head with it and run.

 

Personal Alarms
Personal alarms are the perfect tool for anyone who isn’t able to take a stand during a confrontation. They set off a loud signal that you’re in danger, alerting anyone around that could help. They’re also cheap, and small enough to fit in your pocket.

 

Remember it’s rarely a good idea to engage a robber or attacker in a physical fight. Your best option is usually to yell for help and run. If they’re after your money, it might be safer to hand it over and cut your losses than risk an altercation.

#TrazeeTravel

Insta Feed
Tips / Travel
Sep 21, 2020

Tips for Traveling with Others

Taking trips with your family, friends or significant other can be fun, but it can also be a miserable feat that spoils the entire trip. Everyone wants a successful, happy trip; follow the tips below to avoid any issues:

City Exploration in the Modern Age

You’ve booked your flights, you’ve found your hotel, you’ve spent the last six months dreaming about your trip. One problem? You don’t know what to do once you get there. If only there was an app that acted as your own personal tour guide, that led you to the city’s top sights and hidden gems, helping you make remarkable discoveries …

Tips / Destination
Sep 18, 2020

Where to Stay in Guinea

Planning a trip to Guinea? Take a look at these great accommodation options.

Trends / Adventure
Sep 17, 2020

Choose a Safari Experience That Benefits the Local Economy

Don’t just pick any safari experience. Make your travel do a little good in the world by choosing a safari experience that benefits the local economy and community. The 11-day Zimbabwe Water for Hwange Conservation Safari by Wildland Adventures is a good choice.

Pack Your Bags, You’re Going to Tokyo!

All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.

Top 5 / Australia
Sep 16, 2020

Top 5: Attractions in Brisbane

Brisbane is the capital of Australia’s Queensland state. On your next visit Down Under, add these must-see attractions in Brisbane to your list.