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Taboo Travel

From the Vatican Secret Archives and Nevada’s Area 51 to the Google server warehouse and the giant floating plastic garbage island in the middle of the ocean and a myriad of former insane asylums, hidden metro stations and towns evacuated by industrial disaster -- digital and social media have dramatically unearthed places that you’re not supposed to know about and how to get there.

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  1. How is new media unearthing places we're not supposed to know about?
  2. What places do we still not know how to get to?
  3. How are these developments affecting tourism?
  4. How are these technologies protecting certain places?
  5. Do these pictures influence adventures?



Rob Wilson, Digital Publicity Manager,

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