Camels in Egypt
Egyptian pyramids attract tourists from all over the world. To have a look at this wonder of the world, travelers are ready to go hundreds of kilometers from the coast and exchange the comfort of hotels for the unbearable heat of the desert. Many agree to the obliging offer of local Arabs to ride a camel. If you do not agree on all the conditions in advance or pay in advance, then additional money may be requested from you for getting off of the camel. Therefore, it is better to book a walk through the hotel guide.
Tuk Tuk in Sri Lanka
Drivers of mini-cars called tuk-tuk in Sri Lanka deceive tourists in many possible ways. Some raise the price a lot. Others name one price in the beginning and when bringing to the destination ask you to pay more. Sometimes, the driver deliberately takes you to another place, and then requires to pay for the whole route. But if you have a navigator and see that the driver is fooling you, it is better to stop along the road and show the driver a map with the route.
Sex Show in Thailand
In Thailand, the nightlife is bustling with a variety of erotic shows. However, not always such a spectacle is harmless for the traveler. They are often advertised as being free. So, you go inside, watch the show, and drink, and in the end, when you want to leave and pay, it turns out that the show was not free. If you refuse to pay, special men appear and make you pay. If you don’t want to get in such a situation, it is better not to go into the dubious and remote areas of Thai cities. If you want to watch a sex show, it’s better to go to a club that is in a crowded place, and the ticket price is negotiated at the entrance.
Wrong Change in Turkey
Turkish taxi drivers use their national currency to trick travelers. Banknotes of Turkish lyres look very similar with each other. When getting change, many people put it in their pocket without looking. Having received a large bill from a tourist, the driver might give back the banknotes of lesser dignity. As a result, an unlucky traveler can pay for a ride twice more without realizing it. It is best to pay the exact amount.
Leaving Cameras in India
In many temples and museums in India, it is forbidden to take photographs. Tourists may be asked to leave cameras at the entrance. Don’t do it in any case. You might not see your camera anymore. If the museum workers are very persistent, you can show them that you are removing batteries from the camera, which means that you simply won’t take pictures.
Flowers in Paris and Rome
In many tourist destinations, like at the Eiffel Tower in Paris, scammers play on the romantic feelings of tourists. The ladies are often given flowers as a gift and then a guy comes up to the boyfriend and asks him to pay for it.