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How to Be a Travel Snob: The Hierarchy of Travel Destinations

Prepare to Brag

Bhutan.

It’s the crème de la crème of travel spots; the coolest of the cool.  It’s a place that will put others to shame for mentioning their trip to Florida.  Going there is the Medal of Honor for all who call themselves world travellers

Welcome to the world of travel snobbery.

In this backpack cluttered universe all travel destinations are not created equal.  A hierarchy exists that puts the common, the nearby and the convenient at the bottom and the remote exotic at the tippy tip top.  Travellers establish themselves as the cool kids by trekking their way to these elitely non-elite places and carry their coveted passport stamps around like a Coach purse.

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