• Africa,  Storytime,  TDM,  Travel Journal,  Tunisia

    [story time] How did I get scammed in the souk of Tunis (Tunisia)?

    It was March 2015, a little more than a year before our departure on our round-the-world trip, and I was still far from being the experienced traveler I have become since then. For the first time I was setting foot in the Maghreb and I was going to suffer (like so many tourists) a small scam, more vexing than truly detrimental. Souvenirs… It didn’t happen to me very often, but it was in the course of my work that I traveled. I was invited to speak at a conference in Tunis in my field of activity. I was very excited: first time I was going to set foot in Africa,…