Pick pocketing and scams that almost happened to me while abroad

Paris Paris is known as the pick-pocket capital. Near many tourist attractions, young girls carry around clipboards asking for your name and to donate to a shelter. They end up stealing your money and running. While outside of the Notre Dame, one of the girls on our trip was approached by one of these scam… Read More Pick pocketing and scams that almost happened to me while abroad

Street harassment in other countries

My experience in four different countries this summer has shown me that street harassment towards women is not just US problem, it’s global, societal problem. Street harassment is any unwanted comments or actions that can take place in broad daylight or nighttime against women who are just walking along. These comments are hurtful and sometimes… Read More Street harassment in other countries