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The Conversation is an independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and research community and delivered direct to the public. Writers publishing in The Conversation may only write on a subject on which they have proven expertise. These articles are republished on Dauntless Jaunter under a Creative Commons license. Information always has been essential to democracy – a societal good, like clean water. But many now find it difficult to put their trust in the media. And with little consensus about what to believe, it only becomes harder to reach agreement with fellow citizens regarding what’s truthful. The Conversation seeks to be part of the solution to this problem.
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Tourists Behaving Badly are a Threat to Global Tourism, and the Industry is Partly...

Much of the growing anti-tourist sentiment at travel hotspots around the world is caused by tourists behaving badly, but the tourism industry doesn't help.
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Want to Become a Better Person? Travelling More Might be the Answer

Traveling can open people’s minds through new experiences outside of your daily routine. Better appreciate yourself by appreciating other cultures.