Real tour guides can bring historical sites like the Blue Mosque in Istanbul alive. But fake guides can be a real pest and can end up costing you money. Here’s what you need to know to spot the difference.
Top Tourist Scams
Scam City’s Conor Woodman found that Turkey’s scams are much more sophisticated than traditional stealing. Find out what he learned about dodgy places and shady characters while filming in Istanbul.
You will want to enjoy the ritual of drinking tea while you’re in China. But beware the Chinese Tea Scam! Read on to find out how it works so you’ll be prepared.
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If you think you’re getting the run-around, you probably are. It’s one of the top four scams taxi drivers try to pull on tourists. Follow these tips to avoid getting scammed!
Don’t bring home any bad memories as souvenirs from Buenos Aires. Follow these five tips and learn these essential Spanish phrases to play it safe in Argentina’s exciting capital city.
What was it like to infiltrate Argentina’s underground counterfeit money scene? Scam City host Conor Woodman gives us the scoop on finding gangs, guns and drugs in Buenos Aires.
Scammers and con games are an unfortunate part of travelling, but knowing about the most common scams ahead of time is half the battle. Read on and arm yourself with knowledge!