When traveling / backpacking, it is important to note that not all third world countries have the same dangers to watch out for, but here are some that apply to most.
5) PROTECTING YOUR PERSONAL BOUNDARIES
Severe poverty can bring out real desperation in people, which means that in the poorer countries, people will push you as much as you let them. It is important to not allow yourself to overly react to these people, even tho it may seem your only choice when beggars come up to you repeatedly or follow you non stop. I had this experience in Egypt when I was there for a month, I became extremely cynical towards the locals and it ruined my experience.
I’ve found the better option is to..