harmful tourism

The Curse Of The Bucket List

20140817_76698_image456-sunbathing-tourists-piazza-san-marco-gazzettino

Above, some visitors to Venice got the city and the lido confused, and presumably thought the city was a beach. Meanwhile, residents of the Orkney Islands, which has a population of around 20,000, will be joined by more than 120,000 visitors this summer. The influx is putting attractions such as Skara Brae, Europe’s best-preserved Neolithic […]

Why Ticket Prices Are Soaring In Touristown

At the start of this year a friend gave me some theatre tokens for my birthday, and by the time I got around to using them today, there weren’t enough to buy one full ticket. What just took place? I asked a box office expert. ‘What’s happened is that the internet is full of discounted […]