A take-away from this travel story: Be prepared to be sold anything and everything when visiting Turkey – it’s just the custom.
Shopping in developing countries can be an intense, even baffling, experience for westerners who are accustomed to price tags, consumer protection agencies and transparent sales practices. Although I’d haggled in the streets of Europe and South America, those encounters did little to prepare me for a month of negotiating across India – home to some [...]
Public buses are safe but the drivers forgo safety when money is to be made. Take a harrowing adventure into the delicacies, and culture of the Mexican people.