Dark Tourism

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After the Siege: What I Learned in 18 Hours of Sarajevo War Tourism

Meeting the survivors of the longest siege in modern military history.

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A Day Trip to Daksa: Visiting Croatia’s ‘Island of Ghosts’

The abandoned island that Dubrovnik wants to forget.

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A Field of Blackbirds: Dark Tourism in Kosovo’s Former Conflict Zones

Visiting battlefields, monuments & political flashpoints, 15 years after the end of the Kosovo War.

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Cuba’s Revolutionary Trail: From Che Guevara to the Missile Crisis

Exploring the story of Cuba... as told by its battlefields, monuments & museums.

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The Hill of Crosses: A Monument to the Defiant Spirit of Lithuania

A unique pilgrimage site, which survived centuries of oppression under Imperial and Soviet rule.

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An Occult Psychogeography of Hawksmoor’s London Churches

The ultimate conspiracy theory tour – starring Boadicea, Jack the Ripper and Pharaoh Ramesses II.

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The Ancient Ram Inn: A Visit to ‘England’s Most Haunted House’

Poltergeists, ritual murder & a live-in succubus – the 1000-year-old pub with a ghostly reputation

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Encountering Haitian Vodou: The Grand Cimetière of Port-au-Prince

I went to Haiti in search of real vodou… but ended up with more than I bargained for.

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A Moldavian Massacre: Exploring The Ruins of The Chisinau Ghetto

From the former ghetto to an abandoned synagogue at the heart of Europe’s largest Jewish cemetery.

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Dark Tourism in Turkey: Visiting The Tombs of Istanbul

What Turkish cemeteries tell us about Florence Nightingale, Freemasonry and the Ottoman Caliphate.

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What it’s Like to Spend 32 Hours in The Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

Ghost towns, radiation & the ethics of ruin lust.

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The Bohemian Blog

The Bohemian Blog is an alternative travel journal, dedicated to exploring the bizarre, the macabre and other secret wonders of the world.

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Darmon Richter

Darmon Richter is a freelance writer and photographer; an experienced urban explorer and self-confessed dark tourist.

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