"It is not enough to hold your..." Italy Warnings Or Dangers Tip by magicpam

Italy Warnings and Dangers: 204 reviews and 133 photos

It is not enough to hold your purse close to your body; you must put it INSIDE your coat, jacket, etc. or you will most likely encounter pickpockets. My purse was slashed with a razor or knife while I was riding the very-packed subway. I was holding it tightly, but the side was exposed enough to be cut open. My story has a happy ending. I turned and smiled at the 3 young girls who were trying to get to my things; I disarmed them enough that they didn't get a thing. Later I saw why they were standing so close to me!

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  • Written Aug 24, 2002
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