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Tombstone Tourism: Olšany Cemetery, Prague

Olšany Cemetery is the largest in Prague and one of the largest in all of Czechia. Within the walls of this one necropolis are actually 12 different cemeteries, including Jewish, Orthodox, Muslim and Military.  415 more words

Dark Tourism

8. The Dark Side of Tourism

Dark Tourism, also known as black tourism or grief tourism, is defined as travel to places historically associated with death and tragedy. Although dark tourism is not widely known, it is becoming increasingly more popular as this strange and fascinating tourism market continues to grow. 424 more words

Hospitality

Nightmare at the Mausoleum

Everybody likes looking at dead bodies – it’s one of life’s simple pleasures. Sure, you wouldn’t want to see a rotting corpse climbing out of a grave while you’re walking home late at night, or catch one rooting your missus, but it’s usually a lot of fun to have a squiz at someone who isn’t quite as alive as they used to be. 703 more words

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Why do some people travel to die? Issue of suicide tourism (Case of Switzerland)

Few years ago I heard term suicide tourism for the first time in my life. I remember how it resounded in my head. I asked myself is it normal that it actually exist? 24 more words

Assisted Suicide

Is 'dark tourism' ever going to be okay?

Dark Tourism.

It’s definitely a world away from the beach resorts and fun experiences that are usually advertised, and yet, it is a form of tourism that is continuing to increase in popularity. 533 more words

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Kuala Lumpur's Most Haunted Places Tour

Want to see different kind of KL? Perhaps under the cover of darkness? A cycling tour of Kuala Lumpur’s Most Haunted Places will convince you that there’s a hidden side of the city most commuters don’t get to see. 1,809 more words

Malaysia

Mummies of Mexico City

“You really don’t have to come with me if you don’t want to. I’ll completely understand.” I had made friends with Tyler-from-Canada that morning at hostel breakfast and had already dragged him to the Casa Azul (former home of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera) and to the nearby home of Leon Trotsky. 336 more words

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