That was two years ago and being dismissed as a ‘tourist’ still inflicts its pain up to this day.
See also: Never Going Back to Bohol Ever Again
An infographic about travelers vs tourists had gone viral a few months ago. See here.
The immediate winner, the ‘travelers,’ were having a field, as those who submissively identify as ‘tourists,’ silently scrolled past the persecution, thinking of new ways on how to post less ‘touristy’ travel pics next time, because it’s not cool.