The Netherlands’ tulip fields are a powerful draw for those looking to get the perfect Instagram photo, but inconsiderate visitors have caused farmers to suffer. They are among destinations around the world battling excessive tourist numbers. Photo: Instagram / @the_flyaway_girl

Seven scenic spots being ruined by Instagram tourists, from Paris to Hong Kong

  • Instagram, Facebook and the like have helped boost the appeal of locations around the world for younger travellers, though it is not always welcome
  • Here are some of the places paying the price for their popularity
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The Netherlands’ tulip fields are a powerful draw for those looking to get the perfect Instagram photo, but inconsiderate visitors have caused farmers to suffer. They are among destinations around the world battling excessive tourist numbers. Photo: Instagram / @the_flyaway_girl
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Marissa Carruthers

Marissa Carruthers

Marissa is a British journalist of 15 years, who relocated to Cambodia almost six years ago. She writes about lifestyle, travel and culture across Southeast Asia and has been contributing to the Post for the last five years.