DARK TOURISM: THE DEMAND FOR NEW EXPERIENCES

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Dark tourism responds to the need of contemporary tourists to live unique, impactful, and perhaps extreme experiences. Places connected with tragic events are growing in popularity all around the worl...

FUKUSHIMA TURNS INTO A DARK TOURISM ATTRACTION

Joe McClain -
The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan, the place of the 2011 nuclear disaster, is slowly turning out to be a dark tourism destination just like the Dakota building, where John Lennon was ...

DARK TOURISM – HONEST INTEREST OR RUBBERNECKING?

Denise Chen -
Crisis areas, tours around battlefields, slums – why do people travel to places of unimaginable horror? Why do they sacrifice their yearly vacation to look at the misfortune of others? Researchers exp...

WAR TOURISM ATTRACTS VISITORS TO THE BALKANS

Nik Fes -
War tourism may seem unethical to many people but in the Balkans, it is a popular activity. One of the most famous sites is the Stari Most in Mostar, the cultural capital of Herzegovina. Every year, d...

BEST RAIL JOURNEYS AROUND AFRICA

Daniel A. Tanner -
There's no better way to take in the view when traveling than by looking through a train car's window. To see the landscape roll by much like on film, whether you're in a luxurious compartment or a mo...
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