Robert Young Pelton is a hero of mine. He’s an author and war journalist who has traveled to most of the world’s third world shitholes to report the news.
This article describes Pelton’s everyday carry gear when traveling in the developing world.
Specialist Carry: War Zone Reporter
You will also want to check out his books and his handy low profile carry knife. I have one of those and it is as indestructible as a tank.