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The Rise of Dark Tourism

The more pressing question around dark tourism is who reaps the economic rewards of the millions of tourists who happily part with their cash?   There are few things more exciting than packing your bags, jumping in a taxi and heading off to the airport to start your next holiday or travelling adventure. But, what...

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The Top 5 Theatres in London

Menier Chocolate Factory This 180 seat fringe venue has gained significant notoriety in recent years for producing hit shows like Funny Girl, Sweet Charity and A Little Night Music – all of which transferred to the West End. The Chocolate Factory only opened in 2004 in its current incarnation but has quickly become one of...

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Top Paris Museums

The Louvre It will come as no surprise that the world’s largest museum takes the number one spot. The building itself is as famous as the stunning collections it houses and was originally a fortress constructed in the 12th Century. Today its famed for displaying some of the most iconic pieces of art on the...

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Top Cultural Highlights in Athens

Athens is a stunning but sprawling city which is often overlooked in favour of the islands. However, spend some time in this ancient city and you’ll fall in love with its food architecture and people. Athens does have a gay scene but it’s a little more underground and clandestine than in other major European cities....

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Cuba’s LGBT Revolution

Cuba was once considered one of the most regressive and closed off countries in the world, shaded from modernity by abundant plumes of cigar smoke. Today Cuba has bridged its fractious relationship with the United States and is rapidly hurtling, for better or for worse, into the twenty-first century.   Many have romanticised Cuba,  envisaging...

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A Gay History of San Francisco

San Francisco has long been synonymous with the gay community and the LGBT movement at large. But what makes a city partisan to such social and political progressiveness? It’s fair to say that while San Francisco was becoming a beacon of hope for gay men and women around the world – the policy of the...