Most Common Scams Around the World

Last updated on July 17th, 2024 at 03:42 pmTouristy locations can be breeding grounds for crimes or scams of opportunity. We’ve lived around the United States, Europe, Australia and have traveled to nearly 70 countries. We know that people worldwide are generally good natured, but we’ve had some sketchy encounters with shady characters. We have…

Alex giving a thumbs up at a Dubai souk in the UAE

Amsterdam’s Red Light District: Tips and Tricks

Last updated on June 25th, 2024 at 05:52 pmEuropeans are generally more relaxed than Americans regarding sex and prostitution. So one of the things Amsterdam has become famous for is the sex trade in its Red Light District (‘De Wallen’ in Dutch). The Red Light district compromises around 300 rooms (kamers in Dutch), where scantily…

Common Scams in Krakow and Eastern Europe to Avoid

Last updated on February 12th, 2024 at 12:34 pmKrakow can be a great place to visit. Poland’s second largest city and most visited destination offers a wonderful mix of interesting history and great nightlife. Unfortunately, like other popular Eastern European cities like Prague, Budapest and Riga, the boom in tourism has also seen a spike…

horse and carriage ride in Krakow