How To Not Get Mugged In Johannesburg

By Karen Elowitt Published: August 26, 2016, 7:00 pm
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Everyone knows that Joburg isn’t for wusses–it’s usually not on most people’s bucket list, thanks to its crime rate and rather dubious reputation. But there’s so much more to the city–it’s not just a transit point en route to its more popular sibling, Cape Town. Like any big city, caution needs to be exercised when exploring its streets–but there’s no need to be paranoid. Here is some (often humorous) advice on how to not get mugged in Johannesburg — which could be used in dodgy parts of New York, London, or Berlin, for that matter.

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