7 Reasons Why Traveling With a Hipster Sucks

Every yin has its yang, right?

In a recent post, I shared 7 reasons why hipsters make great travel companions. This post looks at the reverse and examines how many of those same reasons can make traveling with a hipster extremely annoying.

Kind of ironic, don’t you think?

Everywhere they take you is “just like Brooklyn”

Kreuzberg in Berlin, Sodermalm in Stockholm, and Dalston in London, each neighborhood is described as “just like Brooklyn.”

What if I didn’t travel halfway across the world to visit Brooklyn? What if I wanted to visit Stockholm because it’s in, you know, Sweden, and experience, you know, Swedish culture!

Why do hipsters have to make everything like their mecca of Brooklyn? Perhaps they’re secretly like the corporate and government bigwigs they complain about and are trying to colonize the world one neighborhood at a time…

Richard Martin
Richard Martin