Most Common Scams Around the World

We’ve lived in the US, Europe, Australia and have traveled to over 50 countries. We know that people worldwide are generally good, but we’ve had some interesting encounters with shady characters who have tried to rip us off. We’ve also seen unsuspecting tourists get conned. Here are common scams around the world that we’ve personally experienced and…

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

Navigating currency exchanges for the best deal

One of the most annoying parts of traveling is navigating currency exchanges. You’ve just gotten used to converting Korean wons and now you’re jetting off to Thailand to deal with bahts. Even in Europe, where many countries use the euro, you still might find yourself having to trade money. Northern Ireland is part of the…