TOURISM

9.30.19

Airbnb's Antarctic 'Sabbatical' Is the Next Evolution in Crisis Capitalism

Airbnb is sending five volunteers on a one month “citizen science” trip to Antarctica so that they may become ambassadors for the continent, and more importantly, Airbnb.

8.7.19

How the Netherlands Nearly Banned Tourists from Buying Weed

Should tourists in the Netherlands be allowed to buy weed?

7.21.19

The US Thinks Cambodia’s Largest Resort Could Be a Chinese Military Base

The United States’ strained relationship with Cambodia may also be fueling this suspicion.

7.16.19

Sri Lanka’s Tourism Business Slumps Following April Bombings

While tourism is the country's fastest-growing source of foreign currency, the central bank has lowered the industry's growth forecast in 2019.

7.13.19

These Storm Tourists Are Dropping Thousands of Dollars to Chase Tornadoes

“If a tornado was cheese, I wanna stick my cracker in it. It's like a weird little fetish."

7.12.19

This Bali Instagram Hotspot Is a Sham

The camera trick used at Lempuyang temple, popularly known as 'Gate of Heaven’, is more common around the world than you may think.

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6.30.19

Why Counterfeit Booze Might Be Killing People in the Dominican Republic

Of the 10 Americans who have mysteriously died during their trips to the Dominican Republic in the last year, nine showed symptoms commonly associated with methanol poisoning.

6.22.19

The Dharavi Slum in Mumbai Just Beat Taj Mahal as India's Top ‘Travellers’ Choice’

Slum tourism might have sparked a global debate, but it looks like it’s winning the travel game.

5.5.19

Inside the Fight Over Jamaica’s Ganja Gold Rush

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

4.10.19

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.

4.3.19

Komodo Island Is Closing Because People Keep Stealing its Dragons

Tourists will be banned from visiting the Indonesian island as of January 2020.

3.19.19

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.

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