Travel is an excellent thing. To quote Maya Angelou:
Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it could introduce the theory that if we try to understand each other, we might even become friends
I really believe in travel. Heck, I’ve a whole website and career focused on making people do it more!
But, in the rush to get visitors to travel, we often forget the negative impact of travel on communities and the surroundings. We discuss how travel could be a force once and for all: wearing down social barriers, connecting people, teaching people about life, and themselves but….