People have different reasons to travel and do short trips for a week or two. It is probably to reach a particular destination, experience the thrill of a journey, explore the location, enjoy a festival, associate with fellow travelers and create many pleasant memories.
For some travelers, it is really not that simple. Travel is just a break from routine without any other agenda. What is the point in having a break and keeping yourself busier than a normal work day?
Travel is not just about rejuvenation for them or connecting with time and space. It is not about feeling carefree or spending time with family. It is definitely not about people. It is very sad if a traveler intends to connect to a place only without making any effort to connect with its people, their own people or the city culture.
How can you possibly feel rejuvenated if you have a hectic schedule to cover all tourist spots, eat all kind of foods and shop in all the malls and markets that your friends have recommended? That way you create photo albums and talking material, not memories you want to return to.