Essays

Dispatches, Stories, and Essays on a Touristed World

Anthropologists and Tourists: A Sibling Rivalry

A forgotten kinship between two types of people can help us to understand who we are and our place as people of consequence in foreign worlds.
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Wear A Fucking Mask, Gringo

In these times, seeing travel as freedom is an escape that blinds from what is being asked of us.
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How We Got To The Beach / How We Became Tourists

Below the beach vacation lies the story of how we became tourists and how we can't remove that from how we became exiles.
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The Return of Tourism: Home

While international quarantine began to expose our wandering mythos, tourists doubled down on it.
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The Return of Tourism: Away

While national borders were closed for most of last year, wanderlust swelled. The quarantine and confinement gave people good reason to dream of anywhere but here.
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There is No Such Thing as Overtourism

There is no such thing as overtourism. There is just tourism and our ability (or lack thereof) to suffer it.
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