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.
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.
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.