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Leon Trotsky Museum [House and Murder Site]

The former Trotsky home in Mexico City, now a museum, remains much as it was on the day that the revolutionary was murdered. In fact, the room where a man named Ramón Mercader smashed an ice axe into Trotsky’s skull … Read More

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John Lennon’s Murder: Dark Tourism New York

The senseless murder of John Lennon on December 8, 1980, shocked the world. Sporting events and television broadcasts were interrupted with special news bulletins, for those old enough to remember it, it was very much a case of where were … Read More

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The Romanov Execution and Burial Sites

In the spring of 2017, I traveled the Trans Siberian from East to west. I started in Beijing and finished in Moscow, a route I highly recommend as far fewer tourists take it. Along the journey, I was able to … Read More