Nov 20, 2018• by Bigaltravelcompanion

Protecting Our Interest When Taking a Taxi In Hong Kong

You may feel somehow being 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...

Nov 8, 2018• by Bigaltravelcompanion

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...

Jul 11, 2018• by charlotterick

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...

Jun 13, 2018• by Casa Las Tres Naranjas

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...

Feb 20, 2018• by n-t-99

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...

Feb 17, 2018• by Clem

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...

Jan 30, 2018• by Clem

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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