Ralph Waldo Emerson once said that “Life is a journey, not a destination.” This beautiful saying has been twisted, turned and flipped around in order to apply to just about everything we do, including travel. Travelers are encouraged to soak in the unexpected, the in-betweens and the spontaneous ventures off the beaten path where legendary stories and adventure await.
What you didn’t know is that by journey, Mr.Emerson was subtly encouraging travelers to take local transportation whenever, and wherever possible. Okay, that might be pushing it, but it’s good advice and something to keep in mind when tempted to hail down a cab and make a beeline towards your next destination. Why, you ask? Well, here are MY 5 reasons to take local transportation when traveling overseas: