If you lose your wallet in Helsinki or Mumbai, it’s likely to be returned. But you better hang on tightly to your wallet in Madrid, Lisbon or Prague, the least likely places your wallet will be returned, according to Reader’s Digest.
In an interesting experiment, researchers “dropped” 12 wallets in 16 different cities to see what would happen. Each wallet included a name with a cellphone number, a family photo, coupons, and business cards, plus the equivalent of $50. They were left in parks, near shopping malls, and on sidewalks. Unfortunately, San Francisco was not included in the study… but if it had been, where do you think it would have ranked?
Have you ever lost your wallet in another country? Or found a wallet and tried to return it? Please leave your comments below!
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