The Telegraph’s travel experts Annie Bennett and Sally Davies discussed travel in Spain in a November 16th live webchat on the UK newspaper’s site.
A question came in from someone by the name of Jen who had seen the “Robbed in Barcelona” site and wanted to ask Sally about it.
We were pleased that Sally had encountered our site before, saying: “I know the website you mean”.
Sally confirmed that there is a problem with petty crime in Barcelona, saying: “the key is obviously to try not to look like a tourist!” (We wrote about that here.)
It’s possible we’re alarmist, but it’s kind of hard not to be when we deal with the topic daily… we get alarmed! Then again, if there are 31 reported robberies every hour, there are 31 reported robberies every hour.
The question-and-answer went as follows: