Whether the perfect do-nothing beach holiday or excursions on a budget package tour, vacations and the tourism involved should leave us feeling enriched in one way or another. Whatever you’re doing doesn’t have to be fun, but it should not leave you bored enough to want to bash your head against a wall until you lose consciousness.
I’m happy to assume that, no matter where you go, most people feel the same way. Most people. Some just get it horribly wrong, but somehow still manage to realise their dream of creating, say, a museum to lawnmowers. I’m serious. If you think that’s bad, wait until you see the other most boring, disappointing, and random places you could visit on planet earth. [Read more…]