“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”

Don’t Get Flim-Flammed

You can run into crooks and thieves whether you’re downtown for an evening’s fun or vacationing overseas, but when your hundreds or thousands of miles from home, getting ripped off just seems worse. Here’s a list of common scams to watch out for from msn.com’s travel section, including currency exchange scams, dishonest taxi drivers and the classic “lost ring” trick.

Don’t let crooks ruin your good times.