This time I am highlighting the local cultures of the world. While we often travel to experience the big wonders of the world, it's really special to visit the little places that have nurtured their own unique traditions.
The Toe River ValleyLearn about mountain living in the oldest mountains. And stay a while and learn a craft.
Small Town AmericaIthaca, NY is representative of best traits of small towns. https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2018/nov/20/ithaca-college-town-new-york-state-usa-bars-restaurants-music-theatre
Pittsburg, USARust Belt cities are making a transformation. If you are interested in the urban response to the 21st. Century, you need to spend time at urban Rust Belt ,USA.
Cajun CountryGo for the Mardi Gras Stay for the Crawfish- https://www.louisiana-destinations.com/mardi-gras-parades-in-louisiana-2020.htm
Villages of the LoireVisit the culture of the Troglodytes in France. The true conservatives. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/a-tour-of-frances-cave-homes-138310721/
Barcelona, SpainMany of Barcelona’s winding old backstreets and picturesque plazas are inaccessible to vehicle traffic, making them perfect for exploring on foot.
Paris neighborhoodsStay in a village within the city. https://en.parisinfo.com/discovering-paris/walks-in-paris/montmartre-village-in-paris
Rural IndiaThe world of Rajasthani Craft Artisans. https://www.tripsavvy.com/india-tours-to-learn-about-indian-handicrafts-1539451