In honor of Rome Week here at My Bella Vita, this week’s Travel Tip Tuesday is all about holding on to your dough in the Eternal City. With more than three million residents and 20 million annual visitors, it is easy to see how those rough Roman Gladiators got so tough.

Rome, with its decaying walls, ancient ruins and magnificent churches is one of the most popular cities in the world and is easily in my Top Five … but it can be rough.

Here are four tips to help you hold on to your euros in Rome.

1. Zip it Up

Your purse or bag should have either a zipper or clasp to keep it closed and secured. Use it. I know it can be tempting to leave your bag unzipped while you take a quick pic but it is important for you to get into the habit of closing your bag-every single time.

2. Hold the Knot

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