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Does this moneybelt make me look fat? How to foil pickpockets and avoid scams while traveling.

Crossing a crowded street in Madrid, I happened to glance at HOB and saw a teen girl unzipping his backpack.  The second she saw me notice her, the girl melted into the crowd and disappeared.  At a café in Istanbul, a toddler suddenly appeared, and just as I warned “look out!” he had his hands […]