Ask the Locals

Ask the locals. Let me stop this narrative and give you all a quick Travel 101 lesson:

Ask any Local when you travel.

Ask! It is travel at its best.

Find a local. And ask. Like your trip depends on it. I cannot tell you how much it enhances travel.

Take everything you hear with a grain of salt. Don't believe everything you are told.

Disclaimer: Be sure to exercise good judgment on anything that you find out. After all it's your trip and your responsibility to confirm the currency and validity of all information found on this website and on your trip.

Pre-trip planning is fine, and a good travel guide is absolutely necessary. But they are only good enough to get you to the general area.

I met a Greek Orthodox priest and his son.

On a ferry boat to a Greek Island, I asked this Greek Orthodox priest for tips on Greek Cuisine and got a three hour dissertation. Wow! I tell you, this man knew his food!

Come for a visit, so you can ask the your most important question... Find out the directions, the weather, and their viewpoints. Just get them to start talking. In a minute they will tell you what's great about their village.

The smiles on their faces will tell you how proud they are about their amazing location. You know you will have the time of your life.

A flash of interest and a mega-bomb of good fortune goes off.

Trust me.

Ask the locals and stand back. It makes life fine.

Show me a guy (a man) who doesn't want to ask for directions, and I will show you boredom personified.

So get out of your skin, your routine, and your life. Find out the truth, true entertainment and your next really fine adventure. Simply, go up to somebody and start a conversation.

There's no excuse. This is not a once in a lifetime offer.

There is no better time than now...

Ask a simple question of a local citizen, and have a better trip.

Ask the locals - Try an unbusy policeman



Here is a quick list of Travel Secrets I found out about on my trips. I hope it helps you in your search for better travel:


Go to the Page on My Way to Travel

Slowing Down

Nervous about travel?

Travel is Scary

Learn to Like Yourself as You Are

Time Slows Down when Traveling

Retirement Plans

KISS - Keep It Simple Stupid

Being Stupid

The Power of the Open Question

Ask the Unbusy Police Officer

Ask the Locals - They know

Listening - An Important Skill in Travel

Contrast the Old and the New

Some Unusual Travel Insights

Be a Good Guest

Take a Walk - Relax - Enjoy Good Travel

Get Lost on a Bus - I Dare You

Change Course - Follow Someone Else's Idea of a Good Trip

Good Exercise is a Travel Bonus

Friendship

Interacting with Children in a Foreign Land

Treatment of Americans Abroad

Terrorism

After All - It's Your Vacation