Get to know your new, temporary home by taking a leisurely walk. Stop in a few stores and see what the neighborhood has to offer.
Use all five senses to create your own portrait of the location. Is it what you expected? Does anything totally surprise you?
Jot down your feelings, places you want to revisit and what makes them so great. You’ll learn more than the guidebook could tell you!
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