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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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Skrunda-1: Exploring a Soviet Ghost Town in the Forests of Latvia

Now left abandoned for 15 years, this secret city once guarded a key Soviet radar facility.

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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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WMDs in the Florida Keys: The Abandoned Nike Missile Site HM-40

Alligators and urban exploration on my first trip to the US of A.

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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 Ruins of Daugavpils Fortress: A Little Piece of Russia in the Baltics

Peeling back the layers of history at an abandoned Soviet military school in Latvia.

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MiGs, Stars & Magic Books: A Brief History of Trespassing in Moscow

An illustrated guide to urban exploration in the Russian capital.

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RAF Upper Heyford: Chasing Cold War Ghosts in Rural Oxfordshire

A tour through the remnants of the former largest fighter base in Europe.

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Inside Objekt 221: An Abandoned Soviet Stronghold in the Crimea

Deep beneath a Crimean mountain lurks a derelict nuclear facility that died with the Cold War.

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The Socialist Street Parties of Cuba, North Korea & The Former-USSR

Because no one throws a street party like the Communist Party.

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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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Zhongshan Bunkers: Military Tunnels Under Qingdao

Searching for a network of German military tunnels, hidden beneath Zhongshan Park in Qingdao, China.

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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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To Beijing Below: Chairman Mao’s Forbidden Undercity

Beneath the streets of Beijing, China, lies an underground city designed to house 6,000,000 people.

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German Military Tunnels Beneath the Misty Mountains of China

Forgotten German military tunnels under Mount Fu just outside Qingdao, China.

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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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