5 travel expectations versus how it really is

Expectations versus how it really is

When you look at Instagram, Facebook or other social media pictures of traveling, it sometimes looks as if the person on the picture just found paradise! However, if you would have turned the camera slightly, you would have spotted a line of people all waiting for their turn to make an “alone in nature” picture.


Half Moon Cay, the Bahamas 🇧🇸
The beautifull tropical beach of Half Moon Cay, the Bahamas. Expect a tropical oasis, find a beach party.

Expectation How it really is

Unfortunately it is true. Nevertheless, the beach is still breathtaking. Just go for a stroll to a more quiet area. Most people stay close to the harbor. Read more about Half Moon Cay, the Bahamas now!


The Great Wall, China 🇨🇳 

The Chinese Wall usually looks magical on pictures. What the pictures do not show is the large groups of tourists visiting the Wall each day!

Expectation How it really is

Luckily, there still are large pieces of the wall that are still quiet. The further away from Beijing, the better! Read more about a two day trip on the unrestored quiet part of the wall right here.


Bali Swing, Indonesia 🇮🇩 

A chance to shoot a wonderful picture swinging over a green Balinese valley. Looks like freedom doesn’t it? Until you turn around!

Expectation How it really is

Still a lot of fun though! The team is great and the swings are too. Find out more about Bali Swing!


Taj Mahal, India 🇮🇳 

The Taj Mahal world wonder. If you want a picture without people? Then come very early. The place gets crowded in no-time!

Expectation How it really is

Crowded or not, the Taj Mahal is a magnificent place to visit. Read more about the Taj Mahal right now!


Padang beach, Bali, Indonesia 🇮🇩 

Padang Padang beach, the surfers dream spot. However, if you are expecting peace and quiet on the beach, you may want to rethink going there!

Expectation How it really is

Still, when you are into surfing, it is nice to meet up with like-minded people on the beach. There is a very nice reggae-surfer-relax-vibe flowing around at this beach. Read more about Padang beach right here!


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