Get out there and do it your way, writes Tim McCready.

It can sometimes feel like those who travel most frequently can also be the most close-minded about what you should experience and how you should behave while you're away.

These are some of the takes from travel writers in this very Travel magazine:

"You can't say you've been to Samoa unless you have shaken someone's hand, and shared a conversation or even a drink with a local."

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" You can't say you've really been to Shanghai without at least propping yourself up at the island bar, ordering a

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