September 24th, 2019
In Praise of Being a TouristOthers
Today, travelers are hoping to experience a destination “like a local,” getting a true insider’s look at where to eat, what to see, which neighborhoods to explore. We’re all about that. Discovering a destination’s hidden gems is truly one of the most rewarding aspects of travel. But sometimes, that mindset lures new visitors astray. Never been to Paris before? Don’t skip the Eiffel Tower or the Louvre, please! They’re famous—and popular—for a reason. These not-so-hidden gems provide invaluable insight into a destination, be it an epic view, or a priceless look at its history, whether or not you decide to wear a fanny pack. Here, we take a look at why it’s okay to embrace your inner tourist when visiting a new destination, and what exactly should be on your radar around the country.
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