an armchair critic, traveller, etc.
an armchair traveler
One who speaks authoritatively about traveling despite not traveling often. Don't let him discourage you when he's just an armchair traveler who's never been out of the country! Aunt Lisa is usually an armchair traveler, so if she doesn't like a particular city, she's probably never even been there. You're 20 years old—quit being an armchair traveler and go see the world!
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an armchair critic, traveller, etc.a person who knows about a subject only from what they have heard or read and not from personal experience: He’s what you might call an ‘armchair traveller’, having never actually been outside Europe.
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