The most important thing to have with you while traveling in foreign countries is your U.S. Passport.
If it is lost or stolen, and you hadn't taken any precautions beforehand, you're stuck like a bug on a windshield.
However, Condé Nast Traveler has five things you can do just in case your passport turns up missing later.
They begin with:
It's precious cargo, but there are easy ways to avoid losing or damaging your passport. And those pickpockets won't stand a chance.
What passports lack in size, they more than make up for in stature. With them, we board planes, trains, and ships, and cross borders (mostly) freely—after all, a U.S. passport alone allows visa-free entry to 174 countries. Here's how to make sure your passport stays protected when you travel.To read more, go here.