What can your vacation pix tell scientists?
To untangle the relationship between climate change, fall foliage and national park visitors, researchers are asking tourists to check their old photo albums for snapshots that could hold valuable data.
Stay away from the tourists traps, economics tells us. Your best bet are those cozy places away from the bustle.
Finding a place to eat in a new city can be daunting. Economics and big data have a few tips to find the right place.
Locals send a message in Barcelona.
Bad tourists are causing a global backlash, with consequences for the entire industry.
Virtual reality can bring historical sites to life.
Virtual reality can be more than a mirror that gives you a realistic simulation of the current world: it can bring the past into the present.
The stag and hen capital that is Prague.
Cheap flights and irresponsible tourists are causing many holiday destinations to become overrun with visitors.
Harlech Castle, Gwynedd, north Wales.
Since the 1970s, Wales has been marketed as a footnote to British history.
Yes, it’s a beautiful part of the world, but what sets Ballyhoura apart is the deliberate focus on a warm, local welcome.
The big cities are still magnets for tourists, but often they find the smaller towns offer a more satisfying taste of local life. It's why rural tourism can be 'the perfect small town business idea'.
These lists have been all the rage this summer – but they haven't calmed tensions between visitors and hosts much.
A series of attacks on popular holiday destinations has authorities concerned.
Pilgrims at Lourdes.
Films motivate people to travel to locations previously unknown. In the process, tourists become a lot like spiritual seekers.
Expecting tourists to pay a little more than locals is defensible – whether in Bruges, Venice or Thailand.
From Chinese tourists in Kidlington, to Brits slumming it in Rio, everyone wants an 'authentic' experience.
People visit the Uppatasanti Pagoda in Naypyidaw, Myanmar.
Social media is changing the way we travel, with people increasingly eager to visit Instagram-worthy destinations. Has a place's visual appeal become more important than its history and authenticity?
A sign banning selfie sticks in an Osaka train station in Japan.
In 2015 more people around the world died while taking selfies than were killed by sharks. Many tourist landmarks have banned the taking of selfies and selfie sticks to prevent untimely accidents.