These 5 travel destinations are fighting back against the “Instagram Effect”

As the Instagram Effect continues into 2019, destinations are coming up with ways to fight back–and fight off the teeming hoards of selfie-stick-wielding visitors. Photogenic destinations like Barcelona, Amsterdam, Cinque Terre, and Santorini are starting to limit how and when tourists visit in hopes of preserving the landmarks for the future.

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Chef Marcus Samuelsson Shows You The Richness Of Culinary Travel

Culinary travel has definitely been on the rise in recent years—according to research compiled by the website Booking.com, 51% of U.S. travelers select a destination for its culinary offerings and 25% plan to take a dedicated culinary trip this year, many to New York, the top pick for a food destination. So it made sense for the site to join forces with chef Marcus Samuelsson, owner of Red Rooster Harlem among others, and star of the current PBS series “No Passport Required” currently airing on PBS stations and streaming on Eater.com to launch a culinary recommendations section called “A Taste of Travel.” Samuelsson will list his restaurant picks for four cities: New York, New Orleans, Myrtle Beach and San Francisco.

For the series, Samuelsson traveled to six U.S. cities on a discovery tour but the restaurants weren’t necessarily the focus; he was after the immigrant culture expressed through their food scene. In New York, he explored the Indo-Guyanese community in the borough of Queens, in Miami, the Haitian community, in New Orleans, Vietnamese, in the Detroit area, the Arab community, the Mexican community in Chicago and in Washington D.C., the culture of the country of his birth, Ethiopia.

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I visited the luxurious wilderness resort in British Columbia with a 2-year waitlist that’s like a summer camp for the world’s most elite travelers

Really stunning!

 

Nimmo Bay

  • Nimmo Bay, a luxury resort in British Columbia, can take up to two years to get into during peak season.
  • A former fishing lodge nestled in the wilderness, this resort has become a destination among elite travelers for wellness, adventure, and luxury.
  • Trevor Morrow , who travels the world, documenting his experiences in his blog, Trevor Morrow Travel , got the chance to visit.

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