Honest Guide is a YouTube channel for people planning to visit Prague (and sometimes other places in Europe). In this video, you are warned to stay away from Euronet ATMs. Apparently, they are located only in tourist areas. They can detect when a foreign card is inserted and offers terrible exchange rates (15% less than the going rate), plus they tack on a 4 USD fee.
In this fantastic 2013 Esquire article by Anthony Boudain on what he brings and does when he travels, he included a tip for finding the best places to eat in a new city: [P]rovoke nerd fury online. Go to a number of foodie websites with discussion boards. Let's say you're going to Kuala Lumpur —… READ THE REST
Miami isn't known to have more tourist scams than other U.S. cities of its size, but it does have a few traps to avoid, especially in the South Beach area, according to YouTube's Wolters World (see video below). Travel vlogger Mark lists what he sees as Miami-specific scams travelers should avoid, including: • "The bait… READ THE REST
Karl Rock is a New Zealander YouTuber who now lives in Delhi, India. He recently went to Pakistan and got his shoes shined by two different people. One guy charged him 20 cents (the going rate for locals) and the other guy charged him $2 (the going rate for a tourist who wants to haggle… READ THE REST
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