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by Zach Everson. Posted Feb 26th 2014 01:30 PM
by Andrew Burmon. Posted Jun 8th 2011 09:15 AM
Continue ReadingHere's a new one: A Polish contortionist and his accomplice were arrested in Spain on Friday for stealing valuable items from travelers' checked luggage after gaining entry to the cargo of an airport transit bus by hiding himself in a small suitcase.
by Shawn Douglas. Posted Mar 24th 2011 07:00 AM
Continue ReadingReceiving over 470 million tourists in 2010, Europe continues to be one of the top travel destinations in the world. Yet despite its popularity, many people who don't live near the continent maintain that cheap travel to Europe is simply not possible. It's time to debunk this myth. For knowledgeable travelers interested in budget travel, Europe is a fantastic option.
by Shawn Douglas. Posted Mar 18th 2011 02:00 PM
Continue ReadingWhen people who've been to the Spanish city of Barcelona relate their stories of the city, there are always certain aspects that are mentioned. Some will speak of the cosmopolitan feel of Barcelona, as if it were an oasis lost in time. Others will note the numerous beaches and its many sites. Above all, however, travelers always seem to rave about the many Barcelona attractions and what they have to offer the inquisitive explorer.
by Louie Lazar. Posted Oct 5th 2010 10:11 PM
Continue ReadingBarcelona is a world-class city with unrivaled architecture, culture, and history. More good news concerns its overall safety: incidents of violent crime, like sexual assault and murder, are very rare, according to the U.S. Department of State, which provides travel information on its official website. Yet have a chat with someone who has spent significant time in Spain's biggest cities (Barcelona or Madrid) and chances are they know someone who's been pick-pocketed or had something stolen - if they haven't fallen victim themselves. It's a reality in any major European city - Paris and Rome are also infamous for this - but Barcelona's tourist spots seem to be a special haven for petty thievery. Here are some areas to avoid in Barcelona, along with some reliably safe places:
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