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Top 12 unmissable events for Italian summer trips

Summer in Italy means sunshine, gelato, promenading after dinner, Aperols overlooking the ocean, hiking, cycling…and a jam-packed events calendar.

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Italy drops final COVID restriction

In good news for those prone to maskne, you can now ride public transport in Italy without fear of blemish.

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Road & Rail

New high-speed train to make travelling through Italy MUCH easier

Are you a big fan of Murder on the Orient Express? Well, this new train trip is kind of like that, except with less murder and more access to pizza.

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Aviation

Tourism

APT introduce new European private jet tours

Private jet tours have been skyrocketing in popularity of late, and to be honest, if we could afford to we would absolutely pay extravagant amounts to avoid other people too.

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Tourism

Tourism Australia launches new youth oriented holiday campaign

Young tourists are getting themselves ready to work and play the Australian way, which basically means counting down the minutes until you can get pissed in someone’s backyard.

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Tourism

Virtuoso premiers its top 10 destinations for 2022 and Tassie has taken a top spot

An amazing list from Virtuoso makes us all want to explore the world, but it might require taking a loan or two out from the bank in order to visit all these places.

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Aviation

Say BUONGIORNO: Qantas to launch direct flights to Rome

The Flying Kangaroo is gearing up to launch the only direct service between Australia and continental Europe and honestly, they had us at gelato.

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Aviation

Former tour operator sentenced to nearly a decade in jail for child sex offences after nine years on the run

The former well-known figure of Broome’s tourism scene was living in an aeroplane hanger near Broome International Airport during the time the abuse took place.

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Celebrate Italy’s cuisine and tune in to a special edition radio show

by Sponsored by Italian National Tourist Board

The Italian National Tourist Board is gearing up to host a cuisine-themed edition of its radio program Australians Love Italy on Visit Italy Web Radio.

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Aviation

Former Alitalia flight attendants strip down to protest job losses and pay cuts

Ex-cabin crew members of the now-defunct airline participated in a solemn flash mob in Rome to protest poor working conditions in the Italian aviation industry.

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Destinations

Tourist finds Harrison Ford’s credit card in Sicily

The Star Wars superstar was filming his fifth Indiana Jones film on the Italian Island when he made a rookie error that every traveller dreads.

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Car parked in same spot for almost 50 years becomes tourist drawcard

A town just outside of Venice has gained international attention because a local has been hogging the same park for decades. We shudder to think how many passive-aggressive notes they’ve attracted.

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