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Justin Bieber's music video led to the destruction of a famous canyon in Iceland.

16 places around the world that are being ruined by tourism

From damaging monuments to overcrowding neighborhoods, tourists have caused some serious harm in these popular travel destinations.
The Tottori Sand Dunes are a major tourist attraction in Japan.

Japan is pleading with tourists to stop writing huge messages in the sand on a series of giant, ancient dunes

Officials have added signs in English, Chinese, and Korean so foreign visitors are aware that it is illegal to deface Tottori Sand Dunes.
The Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon was featured as the backdrop for Jon Snow's first dragon flight on "Game of Thrones."

A canyon in Iceland featured on ‘Game of Thrones’ has banned tourists because it could be destroyed by too many visitors

The Environment Agency of Iceland estimates that more than one million tourists have visited the Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon since 2015.
Kalsoy Island in the Faroe Islands.

The Faroe Islands closed to tourists for 2 days unless they were willing to help with maintenance and repairs, and thousands of people applied

Of the 3,500 people who applied to be so-called 'voluntourists,' 100 were selected to spend two days working on the rugged archipelago.
The largest ball of twine, Kansas.

Disappointing photos of roadside attractions in real life

From drab landscapes out west to massive crowds at Stonehenge, these photos show the disappointing reality of roadside attractions around the world.
The largest ball of twine, Kansas.

Disappointing photos of roadside attractions in real life

From drab landscapes out west to massive crowds at Stonehenge, these photos show the disappointing reality of roadside attractions around the world.
Kim Kardashian West has been criticized for posing with an elephant in Bali.

Kim Kardashian is being criticized for posing with an elephant in Bali where sanctuary workers are said to inflict pain on the animals

According to a 2018 report from World Animal Protection, Bali doesn't have any wild elephant populations.
From the inside and out, the Ground Keeper's Cottage perfectly matches the aesthetic of "Harry Potter."

You can now stay in a cottage that looks just like Hagrid’s hut, and it’s a magical escape for ‘Harry Potter’ fans

A new cottage at a farm in North Yorkshire, UK, is attracting "Harry Potter" fans thanks to its resemblance to Hagrid's hut. Take a look inside.
You can write reviews on Google Maps to help guide anyone around you.

How to write a Google review, and become a ‘Local Guide’ for your area

If you're looking to write a Google review, here's a guide on how to publish one, and become a Google 'Local Guide' for your area as well.
In Morocco, it's common to see large groups of goats sitting in argan trees.

Morocco’s famous ‘goat trees’ are a hit with tourists, but there’s evidence that they could be staged

For some, a trip to Morocco isn't complete without seeing the country's tree-dwelling goats. But one environmentalist believes it's staged.