What kind of tourist are you/would you be?

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Re: What kind of tourist are you/would you be?

Post by Amagine » 06 Sep 2017, 05:33

IanYanny wrote:I am definitely a mix. You can't visit a country without trying their cuisine, seeing the historical sights and learning the culture.
I agree. It's important to take on the cultural sights that you will encounter.
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Post by shish_by_design » 06 Sep 2017, 10:18

I'd be a mix between eco and adventure. They are both things I love doing.

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Post by Reuben 92 » 06 Sep 2017, 11:27

There's so much to love about travelling! I think my favourite things are seeing gorgeous buildings and artwork, and trying new foods.
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Post by GPM » 06 Sep 2017, 11:34

Mix, but food is on the top of my list.
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Post by Amagine » 06 Sep 2017, 12:50

GPM wrote:Mix, but food is on the top of my list.
It's on the top of mine too! :lol:
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Post by Zupanatural » 06 Sep 2017, 13:24

GPM wrote:Mix, but food is on the top of my list.
Very sensible, water should be up there as well :lol:

Jokes aside, I agree- I always want to try the local cuisine when I go somewhere new too. I find wandering about by myself & speaking to locals more crucial to actually getting a feel for the place though.

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Post by Lennycat » 06 Sep 2017, 14:07

For me, it depends on the place I am visiting. If I am someplace near the water, I like to be at the beach all the time and don't fancy being much of a tourist. If I am in a great city like Paris, for example, I love to see the museums and visit all the historical sites.

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Post by Mandy01 » 06 Sep 2017, 17:02

I like to visit museums or historical buildings and places. I also like to wander around the countryside and see the nature of the land.

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Post by Shrebarsa » 09 Sep 2017, 01:39

I am a tourist who love to know each and every thing about the place I visit. Especially about the food habits because I am a big foodie.

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Post by Manali_DC » 09 Sep 2017, 05:38

I am a mix too!! I love nature, museums, architecture! I love visiting new places and sampling all kinds of experience s they have to offer! However, I am very hesitant in eating anything I don't know, preferring to stick to standard fare -- so not much of a food traveller!!

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Post by EveS523 » 11 Sep 2017, 15:48

I'm a mix. I really think it depends on where I am. East coast US I tend to be cultural because of the history. Caribbean and Mexico I have been adventurous.

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Post by charlesjr2 » 11 Sep 2017, 23:13

Am the type of person that likes to be a little bit of everything, and that doesn't change when it comes to what kind of tourist I would want to be

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Post by jwalker73 » 21 Sep 2017, 17:00

I am a mix. I like to meet people from different cultures, sample their food, see the scenery and native animals. I also enjoy theme parks (to please my inner child). Regardless of all that I like to see, I can guarantee what type of tourist I will always be - a lost tourist. I manage to achieve this every time I travel, even when exploring my own country!

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Post by Rebecca Henderson » 21 Sep 2017, 19:53

Except for going on a spring break trip when I was a kid, I really haven't been anywhere far enough away to be a tourist. However, I do think I'd be a mix. I love to see sights and learn more about the history of a place, but the culture of the moment is very interesting to me as well. I'd really like to go to Germany and see the castles there, visit some pubs and of course hit the chocolate and sweet shops, but also see some famous places that tie into Germany history and writing, if possible. I think as a traveler, soaking up as much about the town and people as you can should be your main goal.

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Post by Londera » 24 Sep 2017, 20:25

I would be most interested in sampling the cusisine. Id probably do a little bit of everything.

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