How to spot a false tourist review from Costa Rica

The word “Tucateca” is ubiquitous on social media and even in popular travel guides.Yet, for tourists who live and work in Costa Rica, the word is not a thing of the past.“Truciales” are people who, by word of mouth, have been to the country and they know the locals, the local cuisine, the beaches, and […]

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What you need to know about undercover tourism reviews

A little-known but powerful feature of the tourist industry has long been the ability of undercover tourists to review reviews on sites such as TripAdvisor.In fact, TripAdvisors allows people to anonymously review other tourists.But there’s a catch, and it’s an important one.While TripAditions has long allowed users to anonymously rate tourists, it also has a […]

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Police: Man arrested for allegedly attempting to rape tourists at BALTIMORE’s iconic White House

Police are searching for a man who allegedly attempted to rape a tourist on the White House grounds.The man, who police said was armed and dangerous, was spotted walking on the grounds with a backpack at around 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, according to police.“He was wearing an all-black suit and carrying a backpack,” a police […]

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