Travel scams are actually a big global industry and it is every changing, as well as numerous. There are travel scams that we should be aware of and they could happen both in big cities and rural areas. It means that we shouldn’t walk with our eyes closed, thinking that we always have a smooth travel. Cultural differences, unfamiliar surroundings and languages barriers could turn tourists into easier prey for travel scammers. Knowledgeable and resourceful travellers should check travel forums, where others gather to tell their experience when visiting an attraction. There are many scams we can find in destinations areas. No fuel scam is a popular one and it happens when a stranger approach us saying that he has run out of gas. Instead of giving the person some fuel, we should offer to a
London is known as among the most expensive city and there’s no such thing as a free lunch in it, literally. Fortunately, we can make our own affordable sandwiches by going to the grocery stores and pack our rucksack for our low-cost trip in the city. There are a variety of attractions and events in London that won’t cost us a bean. They may not be the most luxurious, but for people who haven’t gone to London before, this could be a rather interesting trip. The Old Bailey is a place for people who fancy living a little dangerously. It’s a popular criminal court and the place where famous trials were held. The Yorkshire Ripper, Lord Haw Haw (William Joyce), Dr. Crippen and Oscar Wilde were once trialled in the Old Bailey. It is a popular attraction and we may need to queue in spe
Europe is one of the more expensive destinations. There are some developed countries in Europe with high costs of living and this will affect our overall expenses. After paying our roundtrip plane ticket, we should use common sense, or a trip in Europe can be really expensive. By saving money, we can preserve our sanity and enjoy our trip better. Obviously, we shouldn’t live entirely on crumbs while we are visiting Europe, but we should spend so much money that can cause financial issues when we are at home. As an example, it may not be a good idea to travel between European countries with airplanes. Europe is relatively small compared to America, Asia and Africa, so we can choose train and bus. Both forms of transportations can save us a lot of money. When travelling between co
If we know what we should do, most big cities like Paris, London and New York can be very safe. However, no matter safe a city is, we should take a number of precautionary steps to make sure that we stay safe no matter what we do. The most important thing to know is that we shouldn’t act too obviously that we are travellers. Before visiting the city, we should do research to make sure that we are familiar with the overall layout of the city. There should be very safe parts of the city, parts that are safe only during the day and parts that are unsafe for the entire day. We shouldn’t walk around with our guidebook, map, name tag and camera in plain sight. It is also a bad idea to leave our valuables in the hotel room. Many areas in big cities are completely safe during the day; but we sh
It is actually possible to travel through foreign countries with nothing but carry-on luggage. Before travelling light, we should make a conscious decision to travel light. It comes with many benefits, as well as some consequences and even a few inconveniences. It also takes some efforts in advance and this is something that we need to consider if our time i valuable. Luggage checks in airports are often considered as the major causes of delays and congestion. Fewer checked luggage also means one less line. Many airlines are also charging significantly for extra luggage. When we arrive in destination country and get off the plane, we will immediately enjoy the benefit of travelling light. We could walk directly to customs and complete the process very quickly. When we return to the airp...