Scams and cons to be on the lookout for while in Italy

Scams and cons to be on the lookout for while in Italy

Like other countries, Italy's thieves and ne'er-do-wells may try to take advantage of tourists who don't know the language with various scams and shenanigans. They're not unlike scams and cons all over the world, but with a little local variation to add some colour to your travels.

Driving in Italy? Here's a few road safety tips

Driving in Italy? Here's a few road safety tips

If you choose to drive through Italy to see the sights, several road dangers lurk, and it's sadly more mundane than a fleet of mini's negotiating Turin's sewer system! One of them is "Europe's most dangerous road!" So here are your World Nomads tips to driving in Italy.

What to do to avoid the pickpockets in Italy.

What to do to avoid the pickpockets in Italy.

It’s about as likely you’ll be pickpocketed in Rome as it is you’ll eat pizza. The city came second only to Barcelona as the pickpocket capital of the world, according to a recent survey.

Latest articles about Italy

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  • What to do to avoid the pickpockets in Italy.

    It’s about as likely you’ll be pickpocketed in Rome as it is you’ll eat pizza. The city came second only to Barcelona as the pickpocket capital of the world, according to a recent survey.

    Published: 19 Oct 2011
  • 5 things I wish I knew before going to Italy

    Despite the language hurdle most travellers face in Italy, it's still an incredibly easy and comfortable country to visit, even if you've never been outside your home country before. Still, there are a few things that it's handy to know before you step out of the airport. Here are 5.

    Published: 31 May 2015 | Author:
  • Scams and cons to be on the lookout for while in Italy

    Like other countries, Italy's thieves and ne'er-do-wells may try to take advantage of tourists who don't know the language with various scams and shenanigans. They're not unlike scams and cons all over the world, but with a little local variation to add some colour to your travels.

    Published: 4 Jun 2015
  • Italy and the Italian passion

    The Italians are a passionate people. They have a zest for life. Many of them can't hold a conversation without throwing their hands and arms and whole body into action. What are the chances this passion will escalate into something to be concerned about?

    Published: 5 Jun 2016
  • Driving in Italy? Here's a few road safety tips

    If you choose to drive through Italy to see the sights, several road dangers lurk, and it's sadly more mundane than a fleet of mini's negotiating Turin's sewer system! One of them is "Europe's most dangerous road!" So here are your World Nomads tips to driving in Italy.

    Published: 6 Jun 2016 | Author:

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