Be alert at all times and be aware of your surroundings. Take the usual safety precautions so you do not become a targets for pickpockets. Don’t put your wallet or mobile phone in your back pocket. Put any valuables items in a dark colour shopping bag when going out to avoid attention.
The prices differ greatly around the city. When looking for places to eat be aware that main streets that are the busiest or have the most traffic, restaurant touts will try to get you to sit and eat. Make sure you know what you are looking for as it is easy to be convinced to sit for an expensive meal.
When withdrawing cash from ATM try to go inside the bank. Beware of withdrawing cash from cash points on pedestrian walkways. Try to withdraw small sums and don’t flash your cash around even in the bank.