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How Vacation Shaming Kim Kardashian West Became Twitter’s Favorite New Meme

The pandemic has turned vacation shaming into a blood sport that has only intensified along with Covid-19’s third surge in the United States. Add in a blissfully clueless celebrity, and you’ve got the making of an instant viral meme.

“After 2 weeks of multiple health screens and asking everyone to quarantine,” tweeted Kim Kardashian West on Tuesday, “I surprised my closest inner circle with a trip to a private island where we could pretend things were normal just for a brief moment in time.”

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Travel shaming — another plague of 2020

(CNN) — For many people, travel these days is fraught with second-guessing, extra research and plenty of confusion by way of logistics, travel restrictions and safety — and that’s before you add in what everyone else has to say about your decisions.

Travelers who choose to share what they’re getting up to on vacation right now may find themselves beset with a case of 2020’s latest plague: travel shaming.

For Sarah Archer, a 27-year-old from the Boston area who works as a content marketing manager, travel shaming gave her “a pit in my stomach” during recent travels in Europe —