Getting Ripped Off

If you travel, you should be prepared to be robbed. No matter what precautions you takeā€”the criminals have strong incentive, are smarter than you, and they’re looking for you. You’re on holidays, your defenses are low; they’re poor, savvy, make a career out of trickery and/or violence and they’re good at it. The first time…

Four Months in Europe

After high school I continued to work as a Safeway cashier. Hours were flexible and money was good. Within a couple of years I got itchy feet and decided to take time off and bus around Europe. I was nervous to travel alone; luckily, Sylvia, a girl at work accompanied me and we took off…