How to take a group tour without being labeled a 'tourist'

As a frequent traveler, there’s nothing I dislike more than being referred to as a tourist. Yet as a frequent solo traveler, I tend to seek out opportunities to co-mingle with like-minded travelers, which typically means joining a group tour – and that is when the 'tourist' label is inevitably slapped on my face. It’s a catch-22 in the travel industry, so I was pleased to discover a company on my latest trip to Italy, Walks Tours, which manages to offer small group itineraries, based on adaptin

Discover This Sleek and Stylish Boutique Hotel in New Zealand

With a multitude of international cities in the midst of a creative renaissance, New Zealand’s largest city is no exception—and SO/ Auckland is at the heart of it. From musical happenings, a rooftop bar overlooking one of the most Insta-worthy sunsets dissolving into Waitemata Harbor and a design scheme that reflects its fashionable neighborhood of Britomart, SO/ Auckland is the city’s newest boutique property, offering 130 rooms for the savvy traveler.

A Pioneer In Journalism: Maria Bartiromo Discusses the State of Today’s Industry and Shares Her Greatest Advice

Excellence comes through preparation,” Maria Bartiromo tells me on the best advice she’s received. This advice came from her mother, the same woman who encouraged Bartiromo—the host of Mornings with Maria on FOX Business Network and anchor of Sunday Morning Futures on FOX News Channel—to take a journalism class in her junior year of college at New York University.
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