If you are adventurous and like to travel by your own rules, then you probably get used to going on holiday on the blazed road. More than following the usual tourist routes, knowledge of foreign cultures is possible when you try to do things differently. This choice may involve risks, but they can be reduced if you follow some aspects. Follow the steps below and you will see a lot of attractions on your own.
Step 1. The list of interests. Even if you’re not willing to go with the group, following the indications of a guide, a minimum of the organization is still needed. Once you know your vacation, you can make a list of things that are an interest to you: amusement parks, old record stores, museums and art galleries, night clubs, local food markets.
Step 2. Reviews about your destination. Read reviews about your destination to find ideas and proposals for activities other than the ordinary tourist.
Step 3. Authentic experience locals. One of the most authentic experiences you can have is to go in the middle of the locals. Find areas where locals gather especially: restaurants unknown to tourists, and markets.
Step 4. Follow your passions. If you are interested in a particular field, in general, without having necessarily about the place to visit on vacation, combining the two ideas. For example, if you get used to walking home in factory workshops where glass vases and decorative objects, you can satisfy your same pleasure when you’re on vacation, finding local shops. Will be a personal experience, original and rewarding, even if it is, perhaps, in any travel guide that city.
Step 5. Flexibility. Be open to opportunities that arise along the way. Even if you’re not even thinking or was not in the plan, opening an exhibition of local products in the region where you are is a good opportunity to change your program of that day and experience something new.
Step 6. Accommodate the conditions & comfort. Going in the other unknown ways tourists can mean sometimes to give up the comfort of a luxury for a small room where you local host. Be willing to settle for less if you enjoy the authentic local flavor and if is not vital to have in the room a TV, internet, bar, and other services and facilities.