TOURISM

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
4.11.19
Empathy Test

A Possible Defence of New Zealand’s Visitors From Hell

Who among us hasn't behaved badly on holiday? #makingmemories
Daniel Smith
1.17.19
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
12.9.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Nebraska's Brutally Honest New Tourism Slogan Is Perfect

"Honestly, it's not for everyone."
Lauren Messman
10.19.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Your Favourite '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
9.25.18
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
Australia Today

Australian Tourism Campaign Pulled Due to 'Overpowering Whiteness'

"We as Aboriginal people have survived. It didn't represent the community I grew up in."
VICE Staff
6.13.18
Australia Today

Can $400 Million Save the Great Barrier Reef?

The next Australian budget includes a juicy cash injection for the natural wonder. But this environmental action could have ulterior motives.
Wendy Syfret
4.27.18
Australia Today

Australia Wants to Help Turn Manus Island Into a Tourist Hotspot

White sandy beaches, friendly locals, offshore detention centres.
Maddison Connaughton
4.11.18
human trafficking

Popular Bali Orphanage Accused of Being a Tourist Scam

Former employees at Jodie O'Shea House allege only six actual orphans live there.
Katherine Gillespie
2.4.18
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