No one likes feeling like a foreigner, so here's how to fit in, no matter where your adventures take you.

Airbnb or Couchsurf

Want to know how a true local lives? Walk a mile in their shoes, or, spend the night on their couch.

Couchsurfing or, for those past their futon days, Airbnb, are brilliant ways to get under the skin of a city. Not only will you trade tourist-filled hostels and hotels for suburbs and locals, but you also swap tacky suites or backpacker dorms for the homes of genuine residents, full of character and culture. Even better, if