Travel with tickets and money separate in case of theft/loss.
Keep valuables and passports safe and only carry enough money for aticipated expenses..
Leave a copy of your itinerary, a photo copy of airline tickets, passport identification page, driverīs licence, credit cards, travelers checks, prescriptions medical history, and important business documents with family and / or friend for emergencies.
Make sure your health insurance covers medical emergencies away from home. If not, look into purchasing travel insurance.
Label each piece of luggage inside and out (name, address, and telephone number). Use covered luggage tags, Intead of your home address, use that of your office information.
Bring extra batteries for cameras and electronics. They may be hard to find here, as you are going to be travelling around.
When possible leave jewelry at home.
Patience, remember You are a visitor to this country. Customs and practices may be different, enjoy the difference!!!!!
Pack a small first aid kit (antiseptic, antihistamine, decogestant, band aids, anti itch ointment, diarrhea medications, pain killers (asa) gravol.
Protect cameras, batteries etc. in plastic bags. Even the humidity of the Rain Forest can permeate into your electronic equipment.
Protection from insects. Insects are attracted to some of the things you carry in your luggage soap, lotions, harmless insects donīt bother people but it is better to have them away from your clothes.