Travel is a great experience, and we should all be so lucky to see different parts of the world. But there are probably some places you’ve been that you felt were overrated or just weren’t what you expected.
Some travel destinations are so legendary, we expect quite a bit out of them, and then we’re confused when they don’t live up to the hype. It’s not to say these places aren’t worth visiting; they just weren’t what you thought they’d be.
This doesn’t necessarily have to be a bad thing, either. Maybe you visited the Eiffel Tower expected to be blown away by the grandeur, but something else took you by surprise, like a nearby park or something you learnt about its history. Or maybe it wasn’t the destination itself but your own experience with it: Did you travel at the wrong time? Were you unprepared?
Whatever the scenario, tell us: What travel destinations have you been to that weren’t what you expected?