Once a youth subculture, now it's a travel trend that is gaining momentum around the world. It's the industrial tourism.
For some, an abandoned factory is an occasion to rebuke the local government in ruins and pass by. Still, for some, such a building arouses a research interest and the discoverer's spirit.
But industrial tourism is not only about ruins and frozen construction sites. These are also former factories and plants that were given a second life: now they became home to the galleries, public organizations, cafes, restaurants, and their walls tell visitors a unique story.
What are the types of industrial tourism? What is the difference between industrial and post-industrial tourism? Who are industrial tourists? Maybe you are
also an industrial tourist, but still do not know about it? Find out in this blog post.
We all know or experienced the various forms of tourism: excursions, organized tours, independent travel... But what if we could learn
about a new culture, the worldview of people from distant countries, their traditions, and culinary heritage through 'reverse traveling’?
Alternative traveling is an emerging trend that develops as a sort of anti-tourism or "different" tourism - call it as you like. The driver behind this concept is to find an alternative to the mass tourism and to show the ways (or to create new ways) for meaningful traveling.
If an "all inclusive" package tour to a popular beach destination may "recharge your batteries," it may not recharge your soul.
Here are some ideas if you are in search of transformational travel and life-changing travel experiences.