Floating around in every traveler’s brain is a fantasy list of the places he or she dreams of visiting.
But unless you’re ridiculously rich, have no responsibilities and plan to live for a millennium, you’re going to have to narrow it down, if you want to actually go anywhere.
Articles like “10 Places You Have to Visit in 2019” won’t help. Travel is personal, and the “You” the article is written for is a generic traveler … whose taste is suspiciously similar to the author’s.
The way we experience a place has as much to do with what we bring to it as what it offers us. So here are six practical ways to determine which destinations will give you — not “You”— the best odds of a fulfilling, memorable, un-touristy trip.