Travel rules are not written in stone—some of what people used to consider absolute no-nos have changed over the years. Acceptable biases have evolved as people worldwide have become more open to travel to many different parts of the globe.
Someone finally came out and said the hot and humid weather was not good. They stated that people believe that hot weather is superior because so many people who live in cold climates want some relief from the snow and idolize the heat because they don’t have to live in humid climates long term.
There’s a flip side to every statement. A resident of Alaska had to counter the last argument because Alaskans live in the cold for most of the year. While a climate like the one in Alaska gives people spectacular scenery, people who live there hate the cold after many years of dealing with it.
A former resident of Athens cautioned that trying to take such American customs like tipping abroad can cause problems. He also mentioned that the local customs like haggling are there for a reason, and not participating can have terrible consequences once you leave.
For some reason, using Instagram to research your next vacation went out of fashion, and travelers reacted badly to the idea. It is unknown why the idea of checking out travel Instagrams with great photos became unfashionable.
The term tourist trap is used too often, according to posters, and used for the wrong reasons. Only some things that are popular tourist destinations are tourist traps. Historical sites known for their beauty and history do not fall under this definition.