Bye Bye Barcelona / Eduardo Chibas

 

Last year, the 1.5 million Barcelonians received more than 7.5 million tourists in 12 months, for the first time in city’s history. Check out this 55 minute online Spanish documentary (w/engl.subs), directed by Eduardo Chibas and titled Bye Bye Barcelona, for the destructive effects of mass tourism and over-commercialisation in the Catalan capitol.

Greetings from Paradise / Mike Belleme

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Images from the series Greetings from Paradise by American photographer Mike Belleme.

Check out Mike’s treehouse in the woods of Asheville, NC here

Previously: romance tourism in Kenya by Sofie Amalie Klougart

A la plage, à la piscine / Gray Malin

Aerial beach shots from the series A La Plage, A La Piscine, by West Hollywood-based photographer Gray Malin.

 

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Bondi Beach, Australia

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Lisbon, Portugal

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Bondi Beach, Australia

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Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

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Bondi Beach, Australia

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Coney Island, Brooklyn

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Dubai, UAE

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Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

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Lisbon, Portugal

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St. Tropez, France

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Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

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Bantry bay pool, South Africa

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nude beach, North America
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romance tourism

“In Mombasa, Kenya, there is a market for female sextourism. Along the beach frontier, Kenyan men offer themselves to passing women. The meetings between local men and foreign women often spawn romantic feelings for the women that go beyond the act of sex. The relationships are often characterized by both cultural, economical and emotional inequalities. This phenomenon is known as romance tourism”   By Danish photographer Sofie Amalie Klougart.

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