Most holidays pass without any major problems, but being the target of theft or other incidents can at best sour the experience, at worst ruin it completely. Living in Barcelona, I see tourists all the time making themselves vulnerable. The city has a reputation (in my opinion, somewhat exaggerated) for theft, but where there are tourists there will be people eager to relieve them of their valuables. Here are some tips for staying safe.
1. Snap Happy
Photo Credit: Ibai Acevedo
You’re on holiday, and you want to take photos. That’s understandable, but it marks you out as a tourist. Be vigilant while snapping the sights, and watch your other belongings.