Travel Wise: How to Be Safe, Savvy and Secure Abroad

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Nicholas Brealey Publishing, Jun 2, 2008 - Health & Fitness - 218 pages
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What makes a person travel well? In an age when an international voyage is as easy as it is unsettling, you need a variety of skills to cope with the unknown. You need cultural competence as well as a clear understanding of your tolerance for risk. Travel Wise combines insight and practical advice to help travelers develop the right attitude, the right training and the right approach for a successful journey. Ray Leki has worked with tens of thousands of travelers, helping to increase their chances for success in their missions-as students, workers, negotiators, soldiers, diplomats and tourists; Travel Wise is the result of his years of experience. Used with countless individuals and organizations around the globe, the Travel Wise Model offers sage and seasoned advice, whether you are in corporate security or international HR, running a study abroad program or are in the international NGO arena.

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Ray S. Leki has more than 20 years of experience as a government trainer and program manager, preparing diplomats, employees and families for assignments overseas. An adjunct professor at American University's Graduate School of International Service, Leki began his career as a Peace Corps volunteer in Nepal and has continued with a variety of assignments in the Peace Corps and the U.S. Department of State. He is widely known in the inetercultural and international security arenas, and is a frequent contributor to professional conferences. He lives in Fairfax, Virginia.

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