If you're traveling overseas and need a cheap and
cheerful radio, then checkout the Kaito WRX911
radio for less than $15. This radio is a strong
performer on the AM and FM bands plus offers shortwave
frequencies and runs forever on just 2 AA batteries.
And if your WRX911 gets ripped off while traveling,
you're not out a small fortune.
BTW, several of my friends have traveled to Cuba and
given this radio to the locals so they can access the