Wanderlust is a word that seems to be mentioned a lot these days. Everyone wants to escape their 8-hour desk job even for just a weekend. Promo fares are sold out under a few hours, and there are more travel blogs than you can possibly count.
Everyday you’ll see people uploading photos of their latest travel abroad on Facebook. Your Instagram feeds are filled with cities from faraway lands, and people scramble to visit all the beaches in the Philippines.
There’s nothing wrong with this. But I do have a problem with travelers saying that other people do it wrong. They talk about “tourists” as if it’s the last thing you should be. They set their own rules of traveling and seem to think that everyone else should abide by them. [Read more…]