Italy – Top Pickpocket Locations in Rome

Rome, Italy – a city where many say civilization began – and a city that many report is the pickpocket capital of Italy.  Almost everyone going to Italy will visit Rome, justmake sure you keep track of your wallet and purse while visiting the great sites. Rome is a very large city packed full with ancient sites,...

Italy – Tourist Scams in Florence

Florence, Italy is a must see city for most tourists, and therefore popular for pickpockets and scam artist too. Traveling through Florence, Italy can feel like wandering through an open-air, living museum. The most remarkable, most stunning collections of art are there to be discovered, but beware o the wittiest scam artists...

Italy – Short Change Scam Venice Water Taxis R...

Tourists visiting Venice, Italy will all have to use the city’s water bus as a way to get around, as it is the primary way to get from one place to another when visiting the great city. However, a recent TV show has uncovered a ‘short change’ scam which targets tourists who buy tickets from the city’s...

Italy – Stay Clear of Pickpockets Preying on Tour...

 Thou Shalt Not Steal! Avoiding Pickpockets in Vatican City The top crime neighborhood in the world isn’t in Sao Paulo or Lagos. It’s not the Bronx in New York, or even Wedding in Berlin. It’s the small city ruled by Pope Francis, which apparently sees more criminal cases per capita than any other part of the...

Italy – Capri Ferry and Hydrofoil Docks- Caution ...

Capri Ferry and Hydrofoil – from Naples to Capri – Be Careful of Pickpockets Take this day trip from Naples to Capri for a memory filled day of wandering the beautiful port town.  Almost all travelers make this trek by taking one of the many ferries or hydrofoils that leave the Naples port. You need to be aware...

Italy – Pickpockets at Terravision Bus, Florence

Terravision bus is a very popular bus.  It offers the cheapest/most direct transportation between Florence’s A.M. Novella train station and the Pisa airport. The bus is often overbooked, which is where the pickpockets come into play They’re attracted to the crowds and the confusion.  When waiting to board the bus,...