Cosmopolitan islands are always in fashion and an easy choice when it comes to choosing your summer destination. However, that is true only if you love nightlife and you can’t live without the hustle and bustle of the city.
What makes a tourist different from a traveler? When recently pondering that question, I found Merriam-Webster’s to be of little help. My old standby dictionary defines a tourist as “one that makes a tour for pleasure or culture” and a traveler as “one that goes on a trip or journey.” No big distinction there.
I then took a different tack: I checked forums on the Internet where the issue had been discussed. On the Fodor’s site, a commenter identified as “nytraveler” wrote, “I’m a tourist. I go to all sorts of places independently and want to see how locals live. Continue reading “Tourist or Traveller?”