It’s easy to slip back into your comfort zone, even when travelling. We’ve all done it – we stay in a central area so that we can easily get to the sights and we get comfortable with the area because we know where to find what we need without getting lost.
But I do think there’s a benefit to staying in a non-tourist area, even for just a few days, in any country you visit. I did this while in Thailand and broadened by Thai experience.
Since I already did the touristy things in Bangkok, it didn’t really matter where I was located and I wanted to start exploring different neighbourhoods. [Read more…]