Venice Floating Nativity

Brussels 06.12.2021 Venice has been attracting people for hundreds of years, and with a natural setting as its lagoon, where even a floating nativity scene has become an open-air artwork. A Burano, la creche sur l’eau de Francesco Orazio, marchand de légumes et artiste de Ca' Savio, est de retour ✨ pic.twitter.com/G7ds4CaJBt — Guillain Méjane…

Venice: cruise ships polemics

Brussels 13.06.2021 The first cruise ship to leave Venice since coronavirus restrictions were eased set sail on Saturday, June 12, but some groups of local residents protested over the return to ‘ante-COVID19’, opposing the practice of the passage of giant liners through the historic lagoon city. WATCH: Unhappy about the passage of giant liners through…

COVID19: Europe gradually lifts restrictions

A number of European countries are further lifting their restrictions on May 25, Monday: #Venice and #Mestre are deserted, hotels are in trouble: 10% have already been put on the market. The other hotels are waiting for the resumption of low-cost flights, but some might not reopen,"––Enrico Tantucci https://t.co/vIyO7fjPwV pic.twitter.com/o5Wpj2wFEd — JoAnn Locktov (@jolocktov) May…

Venice suffers acqua alta

The gust of wind with  bad weather that has hit much of Italy saw acqua alta reach 1.27 metres in Venice on November 12, with much of the city swamped and the narthex of St Mark’s Basilica flooded. Significant flooding in Venice, Italy this morning 12th November! Thanks to Kristaps. Bankis ig #severeweather #floods #extremeweather…

Venice introduces visitors fee

With the slogan ‘make sure we don’t become like Venice‘, they do not mean that they sink into the water, but drown under mass tourism. With a tourist tax the city of Doges hopes to avert the disaster. Will that work and, if so, who will follow the Venetian example, Knack magazine inquires, rising issue…

Italy tourist “high tight”

The Colosseum stays the Italy’s most visited art site through 2018 followed by Pompeii and the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, the culture ministry announced. Colosseum, Pompeii, Uffizi most visited. Number of visitors to art sites up 5 mn last yr https://t.co/WJTtZ22yBN — Ansa English News (@ansa_english) February 15, 2019 State museums and archaeological sites were visited…

Venice assesses water damages

Venice Governor Luca Zaia reports billion euro damages the storms and floods have caused to one of the most famous touristic sites in the world. The similar problems accrued in Liguria region, where hundreds of yachts were smashed into pieces at Rapallo marina harbor. However today the majority of museums reopened. Liguria and Veneto mop…

Venice resists mass tourism

In Italy, Venice have already banned actions such as laying on benches or eating in the streets, however more regulations are on the way recommended by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), offering  to consider around  70 structural measures to harness tourists overflow. It is hoped that a system of measures will control mass…

Albania among top ten destinations

This week, the travel guide Lonely Planet named Tirana in their top ten “essential destinations in Europe” list, calling it a transformed “vigorous metropolis” and highlighting the city’s green and sustainable ethos. #Tirana’s Skanderbeg Square at night#skanderbeg #Albania #tirana #museum #citybreak #WeekendTrip #travelblogger #travel #traveller #City #travelpics #travelphoto pic.twitter.com/NaplvMgbia — travelonatimebudget 🌎 (@miatravelblog) May 20,…