Taking a taxi when you are five people in Beijing
Last summer I could spend some time in Beijing, the capital of China.
I usually used to go out around the city in a group of five so it was sometimes difficult to take taxis, as they are all...
Protecting Our Interest When Taking a Taxi In Hong Kong
You may feel somehow being taken advantage by some taxi service in Hong Kong when traveling. Overcharging and refusal to pick up are common problems appearing in Hong Kong.
For example, you ride...
Consumer protection when travelling in Hong Kong
Do you feel somehow being taken advantage by some shops in Hong Kong when traveling especially Ladies Street and Temple Street in Mong Kok? Ladies Street, Temple Street and Jade Market is very...
Travelling in India
Hi! My name is Janet. My husband and I have travelled to India 14 times over the past 15 years. It’s our favorite place on Earth and we absolutely love it. Each time we have visited India, our...
Tip: Avoid the Yellow Tuk Tuk Scam in Bangkok!
Obviously when travelling you have to be careful, but it helps to know what to avoid before going! On this occasion, it was the 'Yellow Tuk Tuk Scam' in Bangkok.
We were stopped by a man...
Money in Cuba
Since we have received many questions about the Cuban money situation in our guest house, we would like to share information about the two existing currencies, how to easily change money and how to...
Dealing with corrupt Ukrainian police
The first rule when travelling in Ukraine is to keep your passport with you at all times, it's the law. Not having your passport with you can serve as an excuse to corrupted police officers to get...
Beware of torn rupees
Don't accept damaged bills in India when getting your change back, take a second to inspect what's handed to you. Kindly refuse the bill and ask for an intact one.
Even though this is a general...
Exchanging money without getting ripped-off
A Currency Exchange, or "CE" is a business that makes a living by buying and selling currencies with a margin. It is a paying service exactly like any other.
Some CE offer fair rates while others...
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