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Crime & Safety

BOLIVIA | Fri, 17 Feb 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [1034]

Unfortunately, Bolivia’s reputation of being one of the safest South American countries for travellers is no longer accurate. Crime is a growing concern, so travellers should heed the following warnings to enjoy a safe visit. Crime Petty crime, ... Read more >

Tags: bolivia, pickpockets, south america, travel-crime

Barcelona - Pickpocket Capital of the World

SPAIN | Thu, 16 Jun 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [4724] | Comments [3]

A vibrantly artistic heart, incredible food, better drink and unforgettable nightlife make Barcelona one of Spain, and Europe’s, most enticing cities. Unfortunately the Catalonian capital also bears another, more dubious honour: Barcelona ... Read more >

Tags: barcelona, crime, europe, pickpockets, spain, travel-crime, travel-safety

The Lights of Prague

CZECH REPUBLIC | Mon, 23 May 2011 | By drmitch | Views [556]

A 6 hour train trip took me form Budapest to Prague, where I managed to find Art Hole Hostel without too much trouble using the map I’d picked up from the previous hostel. It’s amazing how sitting on a train all day doing nothing can tire ... Read more >

Tags: bone church, charles bridge, kampa park, kutna hora, mummified hand, pickpockets, prague, wenceslas

Argentina - Crime

ARGENTINA | Wed, 11 May 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [3753] | Comments [2]

Argentina is a place where you need to take proper care of your valuables, your baggage and most importantly yourself. And when we say ‘yourself’ we mean it. In recent years a frightening phenomenon called ‘express kidnapping’ has begun to emerge ... Read more >

Tags: argentina, crime, pickpockets, south america, travel-crime, travel-safety

Crime in Cuba - Traveling Safely

CUBA | Sun, 8 May 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1742]

Nestled comfortably between the North Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, Cuba is truly one of the world’s most beautiful places to visit. And although there has been some conflict over the past few decades between Cuba and the US, travelers from ... Read more >

Tags: caribbean, crime, cuba, pickpockets, scams, travel-crime, travel-safety, violence

Cuba - Politics, Money and Other Goodies

CUBA | Tue, 3 May 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [877]

When people think about the Caribbean, they typically don’t think about Cuba. But Cuba happens to be the largest of all the Caribbean islands and offers every bit as much beauty, charm and excitement as its smaller counterparts. Unlike other islands ... Read more >

Tags: atms, crime, cuba, money, pickpockets, travel-safety

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Going to Morocco

MOROCCO | Thu, 27 Jan 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [5103] | Comments [1]

For many travelers, Morocco might just be a short trip away by ferry or by one of the many budget airlines from Spain, but it’s a different world culturally. The regular stereotypes of Europe vanish quickly and one is taken back upon ... Read more >

Tags: 5 things, atlas mountain, food safety, medinas, morocco, pickpockets, safety, sahara, travel, travel tips

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Going to France

FRANCE | Tue, 30 Mar 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [18153] | Comments [12]

If France has anything, it has a reputation.  Depending on you who talk to, Paris is either the “City of Light” or  something, well, not quite as passionately enthusiastic. Any way you cut it, there’s nowhere in the world quite like it.  It’s not leading ... Read more >

Tags: 5 things, france, french trains, paris, pickpockets, rental cars, tips, travel scams, travel-safety, travel-safety-tips

Travel Scams 101

WORLDWIDE | Mon, 25 Aug 2008 | By safetyhub | Views [25420] | Comments [16]

You're sure to meet friendly locals and enjoy warm hospitality on the road – that's the spice of travelling life. However, as at home, not everyone is as genuine as they seem.  There are many slick operators out there, not to mention the outright criminals.... Read more >

Tags: non-destination, pickpockets, scams, travel-crime, travel-safety, travel-tips


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