• Abandoned building in Chernobyl, Ukraine

    7 Dark Tourism Sites Around the World

    Travel is often treated as a holiday experience – light, cheery, and fun. But recently, there is another side of travel that is gaining popularity around the world: dark tourism. Dark tourism includes traveling to “places historically associated with death and tragedy.” It is somewhat a controversial topic, since these are actual places where human suffering and loss took place. Tourists who are planning to visit a dark tourism site are expected to educate themselves about the history and culture of their destination and show respect at all times. There are different reasons people are drawn to dark tourism. It can be the historical or educational value, simple curiosity, or…