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to places other people don’t go to
to dangerous places
wouldn’t go to touristy places.
say you should go to cultural sites, but you behave differently from the
How would a
respectful towards the local culture
an attempt to) speak the local language
as a single person rather than in a group
as little money as possible
they usually? (income, class background)
average traveller is better off than the average tourists.
travel for a longer time.
are of middle class background.
they try not to spend too much money, they tend not to give much money to the local
the other hand, they try to use services local people have set up.
They try to
go off the beaten tracks. Do they actually find out more about the local cultures
than ordinary tourists?
tend to describe the places they visit in pre-modern, exotic terms.
have a pre-notion of what passes as authentic.
On what is
the research based?
blogs and forums
Larry Taylor, doesn’t think of himself as a tourist. Is this unusual for travellers/tourists?
this feeling unites all tourists
don’t like to see themselves as tourists
any new trends in the tourism industry concerning travellers?
can find holidays designed for traveller.
a big market.