Travel - 6 Maggio Ditch the “American” Itinerary and Travel Loosely to Discover the Soul of a Place The freedom I felt having no idea where I would sleep was incredible. I distinctly remember stepping off a bus, looking a motorcycle taxi driver in the eyes and telling him I needed a hotel. He brought me to a place, and I’ll admit that the American in me briefly thought that he was in cahoots with the hotel. When I got off the motorcycle, he told me that he would wait for me to have a look at my room. As it turned out…..