• Netflix's Dark Tourist and the trouble with ‘extreme' travel TV

    4 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    David Farrier's series follows in the footsteps of Ross Kemp and Vice by making titillating television from war zones and disaster sites. It's shallow and sordid One of the most unpleasant rumours I can recall emerging from the Balkan wars of the 1990s was of a German agency who organised trips for tourists to “visit” the conflict and even participate. There's nothing quite so appalling as that in David “ Tickled ” Farrier's new Netflix series Dark Tourist, although it does venture into the grotesquely bizarre. He looks at the trend for Nuclear Tourism, for example, in which people flock...
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