February 23, 2009, 12:22 PM
Beware of purse snatchers in Florence
Visiting Florence and Tuscany is an unforgettable experience. For many, it might be a trip made once in a lifetime, for others it will be start of a love affair that makes you return over a... ...Read More...
February 27, 2009, 04:41 PM
living in florence
i'm an italian girl living in florence and i really find hard to believe it as an unsafe city...
i always go around alone, often at night, and i've never had bad experiences...
i think the problem is the "tourist appearance". If you look like a tourist they see you and follow your movements till they found the right moment..
So...i agree with the writer...stay aware but come to visit us!
February 19, 2014, 04:54 PM
I think this link might not work anymore. I got a error 404 when clicking.
February 20, 2014, 09:30 AM
Urgh, you're right! I've corrected the link above but it seems all of the older posts on here linking to the blog will have broken links since the URLs changed on the blog. Slowly as I find them I'll have to update, thanks for letting me know!
March 23, 2014, 01:15 AM
I as a visitor to Florence never felt unsafe. I was out at all times of day and night. No different than anyone's home town. Use common since!