Authors Posts by Megan Furr

Megan Furr

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stonehenge by Momentum Dash on flickr

The British ‘staycation’

The rise of cheap, readily available flights has in the past made the ‘staycation’ appear to be a much less popular travel option and...
Karthiknanda, Wikimedia

Does colonialism affect tourism?

In answer to the question ‘why do people travel for history?’ I would argue the answer to be ‘why do people travel at all?’ It...
Soman, Wikimedia

Women’s rights on global agenda

International Women’s Day has this year been propelled into public discourse, a result of the myriad of events and movements instrumental in publicising the...
wikimedia Luis Argerich

Buenos Aires: a Latin American paradise

The Latin American metropolis of Buenos Aires is fast becoming a go-to place to visit.  The shaky Argentinian economy has led to a push...
red light district by Anders Lejczak on flickr

Let’s talk about sex tourism

The ‘sex tourism’ industry is decidedly complicated. Delving into the murky waters of this taboo subject shows that the tangled web of a growing...
gibraltar by swalker on pixabay

The “Gibraltarian bubble”

Located at the gateway to the Mediterranean, Gibraltar offers a kind of magical uniqueness lovingly encapsulated within its own little Gibraltarian bubble. This British outpost...