Most Common Scams Around the World

We’ve lived around the United States, Europe, Australia and have traveled to 57+ countries. We know that people worldwide are generally good, but we’ve had some sketchy encounters with shady characters. Unfortunately, touristy locations can be breeding grounds for crimes or scams of opportunity. We’ve even personally seen unsuspecting tourists get conned in rigged games….

Amsterdam’s Red Light District: Tips and Tricks

Europeans are generally more relaxed than Americans on both 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 clad women titillate potential clientele behind windows….

Common Scams in Krakow and Eastern Europe to Avoid

Krakow 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 in a small minority of people who want…

horse and carriage ride in Krakow