An influencer told me Cabo was ruined by too many Americans

Once you’ve traveled a bit, people may stop telling you about all the places you’ve got to see and start imparting their wisdom, instead, about the ones you should avoid.

It’s ironic, then, that the badge of a well-traveled person eventually becomes one of travel’s most tired clichés—that you’re a “traveler and not a tourist”—seemingly making it shameful that you would travel anywhere the masses (particularly those from your own country) go.