Across Europe, historic cities are buckling. Mass tourism, encouraged by cash-hungry councils after the 2008 crash and fuelled by the explosion of cheap flights and online room rentals, has become a monster.
As the highest volcano in Japan, Mount Fuji is considered a sacred symbol of the nation. With its majestic form and snow-capped peak, the instantly recognizable mountain is the subject of many paintings,
I was standing in a cave Picasso once slept in. Actually, it’s more of a ledge beneath a craggy, overhanging limestone rock. Yet, in the summer of 1898 the 16-year-old Picasso and a friend spent a month