Tag: pickpockets

Barcelona crime

10 ways to get robbed in Barcelona

Barcelona: sun, sea and…petty crime?  Over recent years, the city has earned a reputation for pickpockets and con artists as well as its world-class art and architecture, to the extent that many of our friends and readers’ first question is…

Barcelona beach, Barceloneta

Safety Tips: Barcelona

So you best friend/parent/hairdresser/bail bondsman has just got home from a trip to Barcelona.  And what do they talk about?  The food, the weather, the nightlife?  How about the pickpockets?  Yes, Barcelona’s petty thieves are fast acquiring a rep for…