100 Ways to Travel Better: Follow the Crowd
By Maria Pedone
CNN iReporter AushT doesn’t recommend following crowds—unless it comes to dining. In this case, the more locals, the tastier the food. Especially when traveling solo, joining the hungry masses in a city’s restaurant district may be your best bet to an authentic meal.
“Upon arriving in Hong Kong…I wandered down to Jardine's Bazaar, where I spotted a restaurant overflowing with locals. I slipped into the line and soon found myself seated with a steaming bowl of shu mai noodles, the perfect start to my culinary adventures.”
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Maria Pedone is a digital editorial intern at Travel + Leisure. Follow her on Twitter at @mariapedestrian.