Dark Tourism: Would you go on holiday to Chernobyl?
Sarah Brett speaks to self-confessed dark tourist Dom Joly who has visited Chernobyl, the Killing Fields in Cambodia, and a gift shop run by terrorist group Hezbollah.
Would you go on holiday to Chernobyl? How about the Killing Fields of Cambodia? Maybe a trip to the gift shop run by the terrorist group Hezbollah?
Well it appears dark tourism is on the rise – tour operators have revealed a spike in bookings to visit the Ukrainian power plant after HBO’s Chernobyl series.
But why on earth would anybody want to go?
5 Live's Sarah Brett speaks to comedian, author and self-confessed dark tourist Dom Joly, who has indeed been on holiday to all those places.