Creative, experimental tourism…
Joel Henry, the French founder of the Laboratory of Experimental Tourism (Latourex), has developed dozens of similar ideas since coming up with the concept in 1990.
“You increase your receptiveness,” the 48-year-old writer said by telephone from his home in Strasbourg in eastern France.
“You work out a set of constraints and you stick to it, and that is your sole purpose for the period you decide to devote to the experience. You are open to all the surprises that will pop up along the way,” he explained.