Our childhoods were filled with plausible myths: does it really take seven years to digest chewing gum; will you get warts from touching toads; and do toilets actually flush backwards in the southern hemisphere? Although we’re guilty of perpetuating these myths as children, they are indeed false. And carrots will not help you see in the dark, unfortunately.
The travel world, too, is filled with countless mythconceptions. As assumptions and untruths are passed on, a cloud of misconception is perpetuated. Now, more than ever, as we navigate the constant confusion of pandemic life, with its scaremongering and fake news, it’s difficult to know what to believe.
It’s time to separate fact from fiction and put these five common travel myths to rest.