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Next Summer You’ll Need To Book In Advance & Pay Fees To Visit Venice

VeniceVenice is one of the most popular places to visit in Italy thanks in part to its uniqueness from the canals.

An overabundance of tourists is one downfall of Venice’s popularity, making things difficult for locals . T+L mentions that “thousands of locals were leaving the city, pushed out by throngs of tourists and increasing rent prices.” Continue reading Next Summer You’ll Need To Book In Advance & Pay Fees To Visit Venice

Tourists Allegedly Charged $1,350 For Three Steaks And Fish In Venice!

VeniceFood can be very pricey in touristy areas. We usually avoid the main tourist drags when looking for dining options.

However, when I think of pricey I didn’t mean that it could be $1,350 pricey for one meal in Venice. That’s what one group of Japanese students were allegedly charged recently. Continue reading Tourists Allegedly Charged $1,350 For Three Steaks And Fish In Venice!

Update: Is Venice Really Banning Wheeled Luggage?

Travel Restrictions

Yesterday I wrote about a crazy new law which is supposed to go into effect in Venice in May of 2015. (You can check out my post here.)

With this new law, tourists would be banned from using wheeled luggage to help combat noise pollution and damage to the streets & bridges.

I could kind of see the logic behind the ban. Continue reading Update: Is Venice Really Banning Wheeled Luggage?

Wheeled Luggage To Be Banned In Venice

Travel Restrictions

It’s going to be getting a lot harder to visit Venice in the near future…

Beginning in May of 2015, using wheeled luggage is going to be banned in Venice.

Imagine arriving fresh off the train or boat and then having to lug your suitcase through the narrow, cobbled streets. Well Kim and I did during our visit but we travel with backpacks so it’s definitely a bit different… Continue reading Wheeled Luggage To Be Banned In Venice