Posts Tagged ‘poverty abroad’
The tourism industry is booming but it’s not all about beaches and museums. More tourists are selecting their destinations based on a unique, and sometimes slightly darker, set of criteria. Slum Tourism Slum tourism involves taking wealthy travelers on tours through poverty stricken neighborhoods, cities, or countries around the world. It is referred to as [...]
Expatriates coming from western societies are often unused to extreme poverty. Poverty in the shape of numerous street children, disabled people begging and visible hunger. It is something you probably don’t regularly see on your daily commute. Being confronted with the extreme living conditions of the locals in your expat destination is never easy. Often [...]
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