The Anti-Tourist Travel Rules

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Avoid the lines and go for total immersion: T+L proposes the best ways to find the soul of a destination.

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You’re not exactly likely to meet locals at your hotel gym, aside from an attendant. And how other cultures stay in shape—whether at a neighborhood fitness club, swimming pool, or yoga studio—is a window on their world. (I knew I wasn’t in America anymore when I discovered female attendants inside the men’s locker room at a Stockholm health club.)

The Anti-Tourist Travel Rules

Work Out

You’re not exactly likely to meet locals at your hotel gym, aside from an attendant. And how other cultures stay in shape—whether at a neighborhood fitness club, swimming pool, or yoga studio—is a window on their world. (I knew I wasn’t in America anymore when I discovered female attendants inside the men’s locker room at a Stockholm health club.)

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