There‘s nothing more exciting than planning a trip and getting ready to take off on an adventure. In just a click, dozens of tips and tricks are right at our fingertips to make our travels more enjoyable, affordable, and stress–free.
There is a reason they are famous among tourists. Often, they have the best locations and provide the best comfort. “I’m not against a fun local place, but, sometimes, the well-placed Marriott just makes sense,” someone writes.
In Egypt, an excursionist saw “tons of tourists happily get on painfully thin camels and horses and be led around the pyramids in the blazing heat all day.” Tourists may leave their better judgment aside with animal tourism, and folks find it hypocritical and mean.
Some travelers love the daring nature of this advice, but most find it silly. Walking around aimlessly might provide some great experiences, but they can also offer some terrible ones when unfamiliar with the neighborhood.
In terms of saving money during your travels, food costs are usually one of the easiest places to cut back. The “Go to Greece but just eat €8 street gyros every day” type of advice may be helpful for some, but most travelers think that eating good, varied local foods is a huge part of their travel experience.
Many commenters share stories of unexpected detours and “lame tours” that they considered more often than the actual destination, the “tourist traps,” would have been. Plus, what’s life without adventures?