State Department Discusses Best Practices For International Travelers

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U.S. college students are all over the world with study abroad programs, and the popularity is increasing.   North Korea is a known danger spot. But recent terrorist attacks in Great Britain and France bring home the fact that the world is turbulent. Fear isn't the answer, experts say. Neither is refusing to travel. But being prepared, and making good decisions, is always smart.

Guests: 

 Patricia Aguilera, Director for American Citizens Services and Crisis Management, Bureau of Consular Affairs , United States Department of State   

Resources:

State Department Tips Before Traveling Abroad for Students

International Travelers' Checklist

Smart Traveler Enrolment Program (STEP)

State Department Alerts and Warnings

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