See the list of six most common scames in Petra and how to avoid them. Petra, has a selection of scams and extra services to offer to trick you hand over more money you intended to spend. Most of the scams in Petra aim to trick you to hand over your money yourself. Is it actually a scam when you agree to it? Is it a cultural difference or a wilful scamming? While it is always better to assume goodwill, if you don't have a budget for it, it's better to avoid extra spending. Know about them before you go to your visit to Petra, Jordan.
Petra the Rose City was established by Nabataeans about two millenias ago. Today it's Jordan's most visited tourist destination and has been voted to be one of the seven new world woners.
Night in Sahara is an amazing experience. The desert is far from being an empty field of sand and endless dunes. Along the way, there are palm trees (dates not coconuts), boulders, camels and people. The road is a hard ground loosely covered with changing piles of sand. Varied and picturesque.
Tartu is the second largest (or a less small) town in Estonia. It’s also a student town with the Estonian largest university established in 17th century. The city ambience is fresh and youthful despite the muddy autumn shifting towards the winter. The youth of the nation happily roams the streets of the town, sample a local lively bar scenery and (as they always have) express their views on the walls of the world.
On the first week of December you may have happened to see a group of people gathering in the Town Hall square. Despite there being well over a hundred people, there is no need to worry. These people are not political, most of them even don't smoke. They simply gather for an annual birthday celebration of three local guys who like it big.
Coworking spaces provide resources to digital nomads to work together, but it also gives a will and a way to play together. Do social part of the coworking spaces become a distraction on a concentrating? To get things done most of the freelancers need undisturbed time to concentrate. As with most things in life it comes down to finding the right balance between social events and work time.
There is a home for a digital-nomads in a Bulgarian mountain town. Next three weeks I will be a nomad in residency in Coworking Bansko. My arrival day is Sunday and the bus reaches the remote village after 5 pm. Surely nobody is still working there?