My friend and Beryl and I went for a trip to Italy last winter during Christmas Break. However, we encountered a series of problems:
- As our destination was Levanto, Italy, a small town near France, we have to change trains from Rome but none of us knows how to tackle this because we don’t know any transport information in Italy.
- Every step from booking hotels to local transportation, food was hustling;( And we can’t read Italian (and surprisingly, most Italian people we met during the trip doesn't speak English as well), which was really frustrating and a bit inconvenience.
- Levanto was definitely gorgeous!! However, after sightseeing around all the "tourism" spots, the two of us spent lots of time wandering around and don’t know where to go;(
The unpleasant travel experience of mine reminds the pain point of travel experience: Nowadays, we could find lots information about sightseeing spot, it won’t be hard to be a tourist.
But it’s truly a difficult task to explore the city besides sightseeing spots when you know nothing about the language, local regulations or relevant practical information.
God! I really wish I could guide by a local and tell me all these information like I used to do!