With more people travelling the globe, safety can sometimes be compromised, as highlighted by the scary case of a Singaporean couple in Bali recently.
Eugene Aathar, 24, shared that he and his wife had been returning to La Vie Villa in Kuta on a scooter after 2am on May 6.
Dolly Ho, 22, was riding pillion and using Google Maps on her Samsung S10 when the smartphone got snatched by two men on a motorcycle.
The men also kicked the scooter before fleeing, causing the couple to fall off.
Eugene sustained minor injuries, but Dolly had a concussion and a fractured shoulder in addition to memory loss.
Stories of travel mishaps like this are becoming more and more commonplace so it’s more important than ever to practice some caution when travelling abroad. Here’s how to travel safe and avoid situations like robbery, assault and more while overseas:
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