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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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Cemetery of the Greatest Sage: Searching for the Tomb of Confucius

A visit to the Confucius Temple and the Cemetery of the Greatest Sage in Qufu, China.

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Picnic at Hanging Rock: Retracing an Australian Murder Mystery

An attempt to recreate the famous mystery novel goes wrong – leaving us at the mercy of the kangar

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Transnistria: What it’s Like to Visit a Post-Soviet ‘Frozen Conflict’ Zone

Last remnants of the USSR: the unrecognised Soviet Socialist Republic of Transnistria.

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The Electric Warrior: A Pilgrimage to Marc Bolan’s Rock Shrine

A visit to the Marc Bolan Rock Shrine in London, dedicated to the deceased frontman of T. Rex.

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London’s Magnificent Seven: Brompton Cemetery

London’s Brompton Cemetery is the 6th of the ‘Magnificent Seven’, a series of Victorian burial

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A Visit to Rason, North Korea During the 2013 “Korean Crisis”

A behind-the-scenes account of the 2013 Korean Crisis, and the North Korean perspective on current t

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Visiting the Auschwitz Concentration Camp

The Auschwitz Concentration Camp & Auschwitz II-Birkenau Extermination Camp, at Oświęcim, Poland.

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Wang Saen Suk Hell Garden: A Glimpse of the Buddhist Underworld

Take a guided tour into the bowels of Buddhist Hell, at the Wang Saen Suk Hell Garden in Thailand.

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The Strange and Tragic History of Bulgaria’s Cape Kaliakra

Cape Kaliakra is a beautiful peninsula near Balchik, Bulgaria, which hides a bloody history.

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Old Melbourne Gaol: Death Masks & The Art of Hanging

Australia’s Old Melbourne Gaol is notorious for its death masks, gallows & connection with outlaw

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Welcome to the DMZ: Touring the Korean Demilitarized Zone

The Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) is the world’s most militarized border. This is a tour from No

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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 travel writer, tour guide and researcher, with a particular interest in ideological architecture.

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