MSC’s flagship returns to the sea after end-of-year pause
The ship reportedly needed about 50 tonnes of coffee to get back to work yesterday morning, after taking a little government-enforced Chrissy break.
Uproar over Rome’s plans to build a barrier around the Trevi Fountain
Critics have called plans to put an anti-tourist barricade around one of the city’s most iconic attractions “truly foolish”.
Rome moves souvenir stands away from famous tourist sites
The Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, the Spanish Steps, and the Piazza Navona are set to be souvenir-stand-free. Thank the Lord.
Rome mulls tourist restrictions for Trevi Fountain
At least it will be harder for tourists to get into punch-ups over the best selfie spot if they manage to do it.
You can now be fined for sitting on the Spanish Steps
Police in Italy’s capital have begun enforcing a string of groundbreaking new tourism rules, and one prohibited activity may come as a shock to visitors.
“The wonders of Rome must be protected”: Rome bars McDonald’s among ancient monuments
Those craving a Big Mac while visiting Rome’s Baths of Caracalla will be sorely disappointed. Don’t worry, though. There are still 40 other sets of “Golden Arches” in the city.
Rome bans ‘messy eating’ in spate of new tourism rules
The new rules will also mean fines for placing your mouth around the nozzle of drinking fountains, which is pretty bloody gross anyway if you ask us.
TripAdvisor steps in after restaurant roasted for issuing tourists huge bill
We’re such tight-arses here at Travel Weekly that we often adopt the ‘dine and dash’ strategy when eating out.
Rome mayor settles coin-throwing row involving famous Trevi Fountain
The mayor of Rome has settled a row over water fountain money. However, it’s not known whether said row involved water pistols or pool noodles.
Police blow up ‘suspicious’ bag of coconuts at Rome airport
You could say the suitcase held quite the BOUNTY, seeing as it was full of weapons of mass DESICCATION.
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