From the archives: When traveling, seek experiences, not sites

You can't flip through a magazine or scroll social media today without being confronted with a list: "10 places to see before you die!", "15 secret vacation destinations," "5 beaches that will blow your mind."But what's in a list?In 2015. Christine Sarkis, a Smarter Travel staff writer, said she’d rather ditch the bucket list. "A travel list isn't like a grocery list, it's not a 'sit down and get it done' thing," Sarkis told MPR News host Kerri Miller. "It's a constant, evolving process."Seth Kugel, travel columnist for The New York Times, agreed."The idea of having a list is great,…

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