TOURISM

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Inside the Fight Over Jamaica’s Ganja Gold Rush

Smoking ganja is (now) legal in Jamaica. But will foreigners control the market?
Dexter Thomas
5.5.19
transport

I Spent a Week Riding Absolutely Everywhere on a Segway

From tourist spots to a meeting at the office, I wanted to understand whether being on a Segway feels as ridiculous as it looks.
Marvin Xin Ku
4.10.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Komodo Island Is Closing Because People Keep Stealing its Dragons

Tourists will be banned from visiting the Indonesian island as of January 2020.
Gavin Butler
4.3.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Let This Man Build a Huge Wood Bong for the Town of Woodenbong, You Monsters

A bunch of killjoys are trying to prevent Paul Pearson from fulfilling his destiny.
River Donaghey
3.19.19
crime

Tijuana’s Tourism Is Booming Even as the Homicide Rate Spikes

Over 2,300 people have been murdered in 2018 thus far, an increase from 1,647 homicides in 2017.
Alejandra Sánchez Inzunza
José Luis Pardo Veiras
12.12.18
Culture

Tattooed Tribeswomen and the Problem of Photo Tourism in Myanmar

For the Chin women of western Myanmar, outer beauty starts with an inky black, fully tattooed face. But the government has banned the custom, and tourists are flooding in to document the dying tradition.
Nathan A. Thompson
12.10.18
Australia Today

That Island Where a Missionary Was Killed Is Getting Rave Reviews on Google

"A really nice place to visit for all the family... to be cooked and eaten for dinner."
Gavin Butler
11.26.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Nebraska's Brutally Honest New Tourism Slogan Is Perfect

"Honestly, it's not for everyone."
Lauren Messman
10.18.18
Australia Today

Queensland Executives Under Fire for their “Business Trip” to Burning Man

The executives want to bring Burning Man to Australia, apparently, and were just doing their research.
Gavin Butler
10.5.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Your Favorite 'Game of Thrones' Sets Could Become Tourist Attractions

HBO is considering letting fans tour parts of Winterfell, Castle Black, and King's Landing in Northern Ireland by 2019.
Drew Schwartz
9.24.18
documentaries

'Dark Tourist' Introduces Us to People Who Want to Vacation in a War Zone

'Tickled’ filmmaker David Farrier is back with a new, completely insane Netflix docu-series.
Sarah Bellman
7.23.18
Australia Today

This Australian Ghost Town Might Be Killing People

2000 deaths isn’t enough to stop Wittenoom emerging as a problematic tourist hot spot.
Wendy Syfret
7.13.18
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