TOEFL Essay Topic 74 - Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? The best way to travel is in a group led by a tour guide. Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.
I agree in totality with the statement that the best way to travel is in a group led by a
I agree in totality with the statement that the best way to travel is in a group led by a tour guide.
When we travel at some place as tourist we are usually new to the place. Though we have the map of the place along with the brochure, it always take the narration of the tour guide to actually get feel of the place. For example, when I had gone to visit Nepal, I was well equipped with information, but the tour guide explained importance of each temple and palace to us giving references from history. That created a great impact on me and till today I remember each and every monument I saw there vividly.
At new place there is always a possibility of tourists been cheated by locales. And god knows what means they may use to take out money from you. Tour guides are best persons to warn us and get information of possible methods of cheating. They also guide us to the shops/hotels which are reasonable as well as reliable. Thats means a great deal to stranger in strange land.
In a group where we are strangers to other people in group ,we get a chance to form new acquaintances. Our sphere of knowledge about other cultures and traditions expand. Which may come handy when you go to their homeplaces. Also with group travelling becomes more lively. And if it is led by well trained tour guide travel turns into a beautiful memory in long run.
For above reasons I prefer to travel in a group led a tour guide.