If you’re like most travelers, you yearn to explore the world around you and see all it has to offer. Maybe you enjoy visiting an off-the-beaten-path type of location that most haven’t heard of, or maybe there’s an iconic site you’ve always wanted to tour. Both of these options are fine and good. But, there’s much to know about visiting more touristy sites, whether you’re deciding when to book your cheap flights or you’re choosing which mode of transportation to use. After all, nobody wants to be spotted as a stereotypical tourist, especially when there are those who will, unfortunately, try to take advantage of your naivete. The good news is, all of this can be avoided. Test your street smarts and see if you know how to avoid tourist traps. And maybe you’ll learn some interesting new ideas to take with you on your next trip!

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Gabby Teaman is a content writer who loves writing (of course!), editing, food, and the Oxford comma. When she’s not writing for Fareportal, she can be found Snapchatting videos of her puppy, blasting show tunes, or watching Netflix, all while trying to read everything in sight.