Travel Expectations Vs Reality - The Bitter Truth of Otherwise Awesome Holiday

Travel co-relates to lot of anticipation, expectations and experiences. The internet today is oozing out visually appealing pictures of places that will make you pack your bags and hop on a flight right now.

But here’s something wrong with it. The pictures are cured and boosted to look that beautiful and what upsets me is that, it simply kills the reality factor of the place.

Not only is it disappointing for someone who has high expectations of the place (thanks to all the images available online) but it also hinders in the process of the traveller actually liking the place as is.

Here are some myth-busting images of some of the most sought-after spots in the world. 

 

 

 

 Disclaimer: This article is sourced from here.

1. Visiting The Great Wall of China

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2. Pushing the Leaning Tower of Pisa


3. Admiring the beauty of Mona Lisa at Louvre Museum, Paris


4. Picnicking around Eiffel Tower, Paris

5. Chilling on the stunning beaches of Maldives

 6. Sunbathing on the gorgeous beaches of Rio

7. Taking a stroll around Santorini, Greece

8. A romantic tour of Venice

 

 

9. Marvelling at the beauty of The Taj, India

10. Peaceful time on the tranquil beaches of Thailand

11. Throwing coins in the Trevi Fountain, Rome

12. Visiting the magnetic Pyramids of Egypt


13. Sunset at the Stonehenge, United Kingdom

14. Climbing Mount Everest, Nepal


15. An affair to remember at the Spanish Steps, Italy

16. Clicking picture of the Little Mermaid, Copenhagen

17. Enjoying the panoramic view of the St. Peter's Basilica from St. Peter's Square, Vatican City

18. Touring The Acropolis of Athens, Greece

19. Taking a walk in the Central Park, New York

This article first appeared on TravelTriangle  

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RENUKA SHAHANE RENUKA SHAHANE

Living out of a carry-on and traversing through the labyrinths of Europe, exploring the wilderness of America, divulging the eccentric culture of the Latin world and re-connecting her roots that sprawl in the rustic villages of India is one dream that she sees every single night. Once Lost, Now Found; Renuka is still oscillating between the paths to choose and the dreams to chase. A believer of righteousness, she likes to trust that her life is in accordant with her favourite book.

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