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The Startup

Instagram Is Ruining What It Means to Travel

Photo by Mesut Kaya on Unsplash

The sun lingers high above the ocean, the sand is bleached white, and the waves are calm. I’m sitting on a beach towel, book in hand in a one-piece swimsuit, indulging in the Spanish art of relaxation.

Next to me a group of girls plop down. They drop their bags, grab their camera, and quickly commence a photo shoot in front of the waves and lingering mountains in the distance.

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