We say we want an authentic local experience when we travel. But do we? Suburbs and industrial parks are authentic if, by that word, you mean a place where people actually live and work. What we really seek are sights and a slice of life that doesn’t feel produced for the consumption of others. Or maybe all we desire are places not frequented by other tourists. We want to feel we’re having a unique experience, one that hasn’t shown up already … [Read more...]
About Stephen W. Brock
Stephen W. Brock helps people to explore their worlds: the one around them and the one inside them, to help connect travel with one's personal passions and creative interests. Having traveled to over 40 countries, he still maintains and cultivates a sense of wonder which he shares with others through the pursuit of hidden places.