You hear this advice when people are about to travel overseas, “avoid the tourist traps! Go where the locals go. You’ll save money and get better value!”
So why do so many people ignore this advice when they go on holiday here in South Africa? Is it laziness on the part of the traveller – they just want to do the easiest thing possible? Or is it that they have enough money not to care what they spend?
Definition: “Holiday – a period of suspension of work, study or other activity, usually used for rest, recreation or travel, release from duty, business or activity.”
Surely this suggests that holidays are times spent doing different things, exploring a little, not following the same routine as one normally would?
One would think, therefore, that it would be the perfect time to stop at that small town (or big one for that matter)…
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