Of all places you’ve been to, which ones do you feel you’ve actually taken the time to explore fully? Slow travel is not about moving from one point to another but immersing yourself in another culture. It is a way of travelling, characterized not by the number of places visited, but by the opportunity to consciously stay in one place, understand how life is arranged there, and do as the locals do – try on their ordinary days and explore their habits.
Slow travel is a practical expression of the famous saying that the main point of travelling is not the destination but the process of travel itself. Just like this, a week spent in Provence instead of visiting ten French cities in seven days will give you a better understanding of the French recipe for a good life.
Below, you will find a concise guide to help you start