Traveling is an amazing experience, but it is important to be vigilant so that you don't become the victim of a scam. Around the world, many people try to take advantage of tourists by convincing them to pay for something they don't actually need, or by outright stealing.
Often, Westerners are targeted because they are perceived as not being knowledgeable about other parts of the world, but people of any nationality can find themselves the victims of a scam.
Before you travel, research common scams in the areas that you are visiting and be aware of your surroundings. Try not to get...More