“For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” – Robert Louis Stevenson
Mass tourism made everything really simple. If you going abroad, you will google to see what the place looks like, what can you see there and what you should expect. Of course, besides you, thousands of others are doing the same all across the world and reading the same “10 best places to visit” article about that country.
When you have knowledge about where you going, you will imagine how the place will make you feel and what you will experience there. You will see something different!!
Although, when you arrive at your destination, all you can see is a huge amount of tourists staying in a queue to take a picture of something, and all you can think of is “sh**”.
Imagine, you finally planned your trip to China. You’re so excited to see The Great China wall, which you know all about. You imagining this:
However, you are getting this!!! :
Mass tourism allows us to visit many places, which is affordable, convenient and quite quick. Although, isn’t that too much?
The more I travel, the more I want to go to places that are not that popular between tourists. I am trying not to plan my trip at all, the more you doing something unexpected, the more you can find and if you do not have expectations, you will never be disappointed about your trip!
“Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Andre Gide