Travel slowly, staying in vacation rentals (villas, farms, cottages, apartments)
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Slow Travelers stay in vacation rentals around the world - apartments, villas, houses, cottages, cabins, condos that you rent by the week. Other terms used for these types of rentals are self-catering, tourist rentals, holiday rentals, holiday cottages, agritourism (Italy), Gites (France). Basing yourself in a vacation rental makes for a different, slower vacation. You stay longer in one place and get to know one area in depth. The extra time in a place lets you find a favorite coffee shop, get your groceries at the local stores, go to the weekly market - the things you would do if you lived there. Read more...
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