the vice guide to travel

2.5.15

The South Korean Love Industry

Exploring Seoul's sex motels and a penis park in South Korea's most romantic honeymoon spot.

3.11.14

Kingdom of the Little People

In a land far, far away, love flourishes in a kingdom quite unlike any other. In mushroom-shaped homes and old dormitories, a community of dwarfs—all less than 51 inches tall—can be found singing, dancing, and performing on a daily basis for visiting...

2.28.14

Miss Camel Beauty Contest

Charlet finds herself the only woman in the desert, looking for the elusive beauty in the beast.

2.14.14

Kingdom of the Little People - Trailer

In mushroom-shaped homes and old dormitories, a community of dwarfs, all less than 51 inches tall, can be found singing, dancing, and performing on a daily basis for visiting tourists.

12.25.13

The Japanese Love Industry

In these difficult times, many Japanese are putting marriage and families on the back burner and seeking recreational love and affection as a cheap escape. We sent Ryan Duffy to investigate Tokyo's cuddle cafes and Yakuza-sponsored prostitution.

12.3.13

North Korean Motorcycle Diaries - Riding the Korean Peninsula's Baekdudaegan Mountain Range

Last August, motorcyclists Joanne and Gareth Morgan embarked on their most ambitious journey yet: riding the Baekdudaegan, a mountain range that stretches the length of North and South Korea's shared peninsula.

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11.26.13

North Korean Motorcycle Diaries - Trailer

Last August, motorcyclists Joanne and Gareth Morgan embarked on their most ambitious journey yet: riding the Baekdudaegan, a mountain range that stretches the length of North and South Korea's shared peninsula.

9.16.13

Human Safari

Tourists on India's Andaman Islands are taken by the busload to watch the Jarawa tribe go about their daily lives. The Jarawa are treated like animals in a safari park, with large signs urging visitors not to feed them or give them clothing.

7.31.13

Blood Sacrifice in Sumba

Where Shamans and warriors worship holy sea worms.

7.12.13

Blood Sacrifice in Sumba

Sumba is an island the size of Jamaica in the Indonesian archipelago that has been cut off from the rest of the world for so long that its ancient animistic traditions survive to this day. It is the setting for ritual battles called Pasola which take...

7.11.13

Blood Sacrifice in Sumba

Sumba is an island in the Indonesian archipelago that has been cut off from the rest of the world for so long that its ancient traditions survive to this day. It is the setting for annual ritual battles called Pasola in February and March. The Pasola...

7.9.13

Blood Sacrifice in Sumba - Trailer

Sumba is an island the size of Jamaica in the Indonesian archipelago that has been cut off from the rest of the world for so long that its ancient animistic traditions survive to this day. It is the setting for ritual battles called Pasola which take...

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